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Film: Moolade — Organizing to End Compulsory Female Genital Mutilation in Senegal
Date Sunday December 02
Time 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
Modern Times Bookstore, 2919 24th St., San Francisco (24th St BART).
Event Type Screening
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The movie "Moolade", written and directed by Ousmane Sembene, will be shown at the December 2, 2012, session of the Occupy U. workshop, followed by a lively discussion of the tactics and strategies the Senegalese village women used to stop the practice of compulsory female genital mutilation. Free admission. What: "Moolade" film for Occupy U. workshop When: 5:00pm - 8:00pm on Monday, December 2 Where: Modern Times Bookstore, 2919 24th St., San Francisco (24th St BART). Cost: Free (support Modern Times by buying a book or becoming a member if you can) Email: Thanks to David Giesen of Occupy Bernal for providing film viewing equipment and to the worker-owned cooperative Modern Times Bookstore for the location. Web:


Democratic movements in many countries have sought to "occupy" as a symbol and organizing tactic for political, social, economic, and ecological change. This workshop encourages participants to dialog and research strategies and tactics used by present-day and past movements for change to determine which are most effective. The workshop draws on contemporary and historical texts, with role plays and invited speakers. Participants co-create the schedule with the workshop facilitator by recommending topics for following sessions. The project is intended to foster knowledge acquisition, critical thinking, and dialog to foster change. Brought to you by University of the Commons ( ------
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