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THIS HEIRLOOM Graphic Collage Exhibition OPENING RECEPTION
Date Wednesday February 07
Time 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorDonna K. Khorsheed
Location Details
Oakland Asian Cultural Center
388 9th St., Ste 290
Oakland, CA 94607
THIS HEIRLOOM

Graphic Collage Exhibition by filmmaker, writer, artist and social activist
MARA AHMED

OPENING RECEPTION - 6:30pm
FEBRUARY 7, 2018
Free and Open to the Public

View artwork rich in cultural symbolism and personal memory ---

EXHIBITION DATES: FEBRUARY 7 - APRIL 26, 2018

Presented in conjunction with

A THIN WALL
February 7, 2018
7:15pm
Doors Open 7pm
Free and Open to the Public

A THIN WALL is a documentary about memory, history and the possibility of reconciliation. It focuses on the Partition of India in 1947. The film is shot on both sides of the border, in India and Pakistan. Written and directed by Mara Ahmed and co-produced by Surbhi Dewan.
A Thin Wall (2015) 1h 5 minutes

and

THE MUSLIMS I KNOW
Thursday, February 8, 2018
6:30pm
Tickets: $10
Doors Open 6:15
Tickets Available on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-muslims-i-know-a-film-by-mara-ahmed-tickets-42158000715

The events of 9/11 have created much interest in Islam and Muslims. Mainstream media have responded to this demand for information with generalizations and stereotypes. America’s community of Muslims longs to be a part of the discourse. THE MUSLIMS I KNOW is a documentary that gives them a chance to be heard and understood through dialogue with non-Muslim Americans. A documentary written and produced by Mara Ahmed.

The Muslims I Know (2008) 58 minutes

Both film screenings will be followed by Q & A with Mara Ahmed
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Added to the calendar on Monday Jan 22nd, 2018 5:40 PM

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