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a resistance travelogue on art & creativity as ammunition in the battle for peace with justice.

Watch the film trailer:

When: APRIL 27 @7:30pm
Where: Columbia University, 420 West 118th Street (between Amsterdam and Morningside Drive), Room 417, Int’l Affairs Building

FREE, if you can make it, email us: info@CulturesOfResistance.org
POST-SCREENING party TBA at the screening
Event organized by Columbia’s Arab Student Association at the School of Int’l and Public Affairs

On Feb. 22, 2011, Project Palestine hosted “From Egypt to Palestine: The Impact of Poetry on Middle Eastern Revolutions.” The event featured Spoken Word Artist Tahani Salah and Columbia University Arabic Literature Professor Muhsin al-Musawi.

Music:
“#Jan25,” featuring Freeway, The Narcicyst, Omar Offendum, Amir Sulaiman, and Ayah
“President, Your People Are Dying,” by El General (Hamada Ben Amor)

BOOK LAUNCH
Poetic Injustice: Writings on Resistance and Palestine

By Remi Kanazi


Laced with searing indictments of occupation, ethnic cleansing, and war, as well as reflections on growing up Arab in America, this poetry collection tackles some of the most pressing issues affecting our communities at home and overseas. Additionally, included in the collection are 48 three-line poems for Palestine and a full-length spoken word poetry CD.

Details: Wednesday, March 2 @ 7:30pm Columbia University Alfred Lerner Hall (Roone Arledge Auditorium) 2920 Broadway (btwn 114th & 115th) Co-sponsored by: NAAP-NY (www.naaponline.org/ny) CODEPINK NYC (www.codepinknyc.org)

Special guest poets include: Suheir Hammad — Carlos Andrés Gómez — Tahani Salah — Michael Cirelli — Safia Elhillo

RSVP: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=194892327204026


ADVANCE PRAISE for Poetic Injustice

“Read his words out loud…let their compassionate anger…spur you to action.” Ali Abunimah, author and co-founder of the Electronic Intifada

“There is more truth, and perhaps finally more news, in Remi Kanazi’s poems than the pages of your daily newspaper.” Chris Hedges, Pulitzer Prize winner

“Breathtakingly honest prose…run out and get this collection today.” Cynthia McKinney, former US Congresswoman

“This book of poems is a shining example of tomorrow’s Palestine.” Ronnie Kasrils, former South African government minister

“A voice which refuses to be silenced.”John Berger, novelist and Booker Prize winner

“Feel the power and pain of Palestine’s struggle.” John Pilger, award-winning journalist and filmmaker

“Back from Gaza, Remi Kanazi’s poems make tears come to my eyes.”Stéphane Hessel, former French ambassador “A poet with immense power and bravery.” Elmaz Abinader, author and poet

Watch Project Palestine’s exclusive Nov. 19, 2010 interview with DAM, the first hip hop group to sprout out of Palestine.

To learn more, visit DAM’s website.