Art as Resistance

Art as Resistance

Sunday, April 14 

5:00pm 

Room 501 Schermerhorn Hall 

Please join us for a panel discussion with videos and presentations by representatives from the Jenin Freedom Theatre in Palestine. Distinguished panelists include Faisal Abu Alheja, Ahmad Al-Rokh and Gary English.

The panelists will discuss the following:

What is it like to make theater in Occupied Palestine and why is this work important?   What is the relationship between theatre and politics in Palestine as practiced at The Freedom Theatre?   How does the theatre continue its work under severe repression, murder and arrests?

What are the similarities/differences in acting education between the U.S. and Palestine?

This event is free and open to the public and on a first-come, first-seated basis.

RSVP recommended to palestine@columbia.edu. 

Co-presented by the Friends of the Jenin Freedom Theatre and the Center for Palestine Studies and co-sponsored by the Network of Arab American Professionals - NY, ArteEast and Alwan for the Arts.