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Current Movements Presents: Nalia and the Uprising

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Date(s) - 06/22/2019
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WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Current Movements Presents: NALIA & THE UPRISING, a film screening & panel w/ artists & storytellers in the local #FreePalestine movement.

Current Movements connects grassroots activists, movements and organizations through art, film and technology.

We are partnering with Eaton Workshop for this bimonthly film series where we spotlight grassroots movements from around the world.

Please join us on June 22nd for the screening of Nalia & the Uprising. A story of love, family, and freedom as an uprising breaks out in 1987 Gaza.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uzb15wv6d0Y#action=share

The film will be followed by a panel discussion highlighting local Palestinian artists & storytellers & how their work relates to Palestinian liberation.

Nusayba Hammand is DC Palestinian Film and Arts Festival Outreach Director. Passionate about creating spaces for Palestinian artists, filmmakers, and creatives, Nusayba has been involved with DCPFAF since 2013, serving as Managing Director from 2017-2019 and on the board as Outreach Director since 2015. She has worked with UNRWA in East Jerusalem, the UNRWA USA National Committee, Visualizing Palestine, the Wilson Center, and Jadaliyya. Nusayba holds a dual B.A. in Middle Eastern Studies and Women, Gender, and Sexuality from the University of Virginia.

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