Join us in the Rotch Library conference room on Friday, January 21, from noon-1:30 for week three of the 4th annual Rotch Library IAP Film Series. See our complete film schedule on the IAP calendar.
Youth Visions of Jerusalem: Short Films and Photography by Palestinian Youth, produced by Voices Behind Walls (2009 -55 min.)
Friday, January 21st, noon-1:30 pm
Youth Visions of Jerusalem shows how Palestinian children develop spatial representations and creative media narratives in the contested spaces of the Old City and Shu’fat refugee camp, both a part of the divided city of Jerusalem today.
This week – Special Guest!
The filmmaker for Youth Visions of Jerusalem, Nitin Sawhney, will be joining us for the screening on Friday. Nitin Sawhney is a fellow in MIT’s Center for Future Civic Media. His ongoing research and teaching engages the critical role of the arts and technology interventions in contested spaces and conditions of conflict and crisis. http://civic.mit.edu/blog/nitin