Second Screening of Hip Hop Is Bigger than the Occupation!!!!! Monday June 6th, 2011 @ Alwan

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Existence is Resistance & Nana Dankwa present: “Hip Hop Is Bigger Than The Occupation” – A documentary about a ten day journey of artists traveling through Palestine, teaching and performing Non Violent Resistance through the arts.

The tour included M1 of Dead Prez, Shadia Mansour, Marcel Cartier, Mazzi of Soul Purpose, DJ Vega Benetton, Lowkey, Jody McIntyre and Trinidad, Brandon and Lavie from the South West Youth Collaborative/University of Hip Hop Chicago.

Staying in the heart of Balata Refugee Camp @ the Yafa Cultural Center in Nablus the group witnesses night raids, meet families of shaheeds as well as young Palestinians who have been jailed, shot, humiliated, they come face to face with Daniel Luria in the heart of Jerusalem and confront him, they visit Hebron where there are roads for the Jews and Roads for the Arabs, the group visits Bi’lin where they get shot at and tear gassed and experience first hand what it felt like living under occupation. Please come out and watch this emotional and educational journey. All proceeds are donated 100% towards the next tour (2011)

TRAILER HERE
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGvP0OREI2E[/youtube]

For tickets and more info please email eir.nyc@gmail.com or call 917-294-6781

Monday, June 6 · 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Alwan for the Arts

16 Beaver Street

New York, NY

 

Tickets $10 suggested donation – no one will be turned away.


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