Afghan-made film screening – Northampton MA, this friday 9/2

September 16, 2012

 

 

Date: Friday September 21st

Time: 7pm-9pm

Location: Media Education Foundation, Frances Crowe Screening Room, 60 Masonic Street, Northampton MA

Description of the event: Screening of The Fruit of Our Labor, a collection of documentary shorts made by Afghan filmmakers.  The films bring to life Afghans’ daily efforts to address their challenging social and economic conditions, offering a personal and first-hand Afghan point of view rarely seen or heard in the US – even after 10 years of intense media coverage.

The screening will be accompanied by a presentation by Community Supported Film, an organization that builds documentary storytelling capacity in countries in crisis with a focus on social and economic development issues.  CSFilm seeks to raise the concerns of Afghans as we deliberate our immediate and long-term role in Afghanistan.

Date: Friday September 21st

Time: 7pm-9pm

Location: Media Education Foundation, Frances Crowe Screening Room, 60 Masonic Street, Northampton MA

Description of the event:

 

Screening of The Fruit of Our Labor, a collection of documentary shorts made by Afghan filmmakers.  The films bring to life Afghans’ daily efforts to address their challenging social and economic conditions, offering a personal and first-hand Afghan point of view rarely seen or heard in the US – even after 10 years of intense media coverage.

The screening will be accompanied by a presentation by Community Supported Film, an organization that builds documentary storytelling capacity in countries in crisis with a focus on social and economic development issues.  CSFilm seeks to raise the concerns of Afghans as we deliberate our immediate and long-term role in Afghanistan.

More information: https://csfilm.org/films/fruit-of-our-labor/

The screening is a part of the Friday night film series organized by the Northampton Committee to Stop the Wars.

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Against the Wall – An Afghan Evacuation Story – Part 1

Against the Wall – An Afghan Evacuation Story – Part 1

On Aug 15th, the day Kabul fell to the Taliban, Basir and his family made their first attempt to get into the airport and onto a plane. It would be nearly a month before they escaped into Pakistan. Over the next weeks they would be beaten at Taliban checkpoints, endure crushing crowds and be threatened and sworn at by soldiers from around the world.

CSFilm Benefit Screening – Brattle Theater, Cambridge MA – Oct 18th

CSFilm Benefit Screening – Brattle Theater, Cambridge MA – Oct 18th

A Special Benefit Screening for Community Supported Film’s Fund for Afghan Evacuation and Resettlement:

Far from Afghanistan (2012), dirs. John Gianvito, Soon-Mi Yoo, Jon Jost, Minda Martin, Travis Wilkerson

Monday, October 18, 7PM at the Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138

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