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Rapping Afghan: An Intimate Evening of Film, Poetry and Music

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Rapping Afghan: an intimate evening of film, poetry and music”

Friday April 29th    7:30 pm – 9:00pm

Richmond Media Lab

7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond BC Canada

Hosts: Ariadne Sawyer and Ying Wang

 

First event of Cinevolution’s year around Media Cafe series and part of the national Asian Heritage Month activities,

Rapping Afghan brings films, poetry and music together to highlight the Afghan art and culture.  Come with your art to this intimate evening of sharing and celebration.

Poetry by Wida Tausif and others. Need  musicians,  artists, readers in Farsi , poets in other languages. Please register…

 

Special Afghan Films: Rahmat Haidari’s film Street Wolves,  and  RAP Under the Skin of Afghanistan , a brand new film by Sharif Saedi

 

Event Partners: Cinevolution, http://www.cinevolutionmedia.com/

World Poetry, www.worldpoetry.ca

VAHMS , https://explorasian.org/,  Richmond Media Labhttp://www.richmond.ca/culture/cultural-centre/medialab/about.htm

 

Part of Cinevolution’s community media literacy program, the Media Café is a modern day salon for cinema lovers, digital media users and armchair philosophers.

By bringing in artists, researchers and community organizers, Cinevolution hopes to use the Media Café as an opportunity to explore the role that art can play in fostering dialogue, building community, and promoting greater digital citizenship.

 

Participant registration:  info@cinevolutionmedia.com

Phone: 778 869 3278www.worldpoetry.ca  604-526-4729