Thursday, February 13, 2014

MONDAY Feb 17: Films on Ruminations and ruptures in Islam

  2014 Flaherty NYC 
Monday, February 17, 7pm, Anthology Film Archives  
PROGRAM 3: Devotional Cinema   
Monday, February 17, 7:00pm @ Anthology Film Archives

Barbara Hammer will be present with Amir Muhammad (via Skype) for a post-screening discussion with moderator Faye Ginsburg, film writer and Professor of Anthropology at NYU. Join us in the lobby after the show for a wine reception where we invite the conversation to continue in a more relaxed environment. 
"We love whom we love."
-Orked, from Sepet (Yasmin Ahmad, Malaysia, 2004)

Ruminations and ruptures in Islam, dietary law, family, multi-national corporations, and other forms of devotion as the ties that bind, fragment, reconcile, and liberate the body and the social.

Photo by Barbara Hammer

Director: Yasmin Ahmad (Malaysia, 1997, 2 minutes) 

Director: Amir Muhammad (Malaysia, 2009, 3 minutes)

Director: Kenny Schneider (USA, 1970, 14 minutes, 16mm)

Director: Yasmin Ahmad (Malaysia, 2009, 3 minutes)

Director:Amir Muhammad (Malaysia, 2002, 13 min, 2002)

Director: Amir Muhammad (Malaysia, 2003, 8 minutes)

Director: Barbara Hammer (USA, 2007, 30 minutes)

Director: Yasmin Ahmad (Malaysia, 2007, 2 min)

Total Running Time:  76 minutes

For program descriptions with synopses and bios, please visit:  Devotional Cinema

The series runs every other Monday until Mar 31, 7pm, Anthology Film Archives. For full series details: EAT!: A 60th Anniversary Feast   

Tickets can be purchased at the box office 30 minutes prior to the show at Anthology Film Archives. (32 Second Avenue at 2nd Street.) 

Flaherty NYC Programmer: Jason Fox
Jason Fox is a filmmaker, teacher, and graduate student based in New York City. He is currently finishing his first feature-length project, Paltik Families, an observational documentary that highlights many of the lingering legacies of the Philippine - American War in the Philippines. He has taught at Vassar College and at CUNY Hunter College, where he is completing a MFA in the Integrated Media Arts Program.  He also serves on the Board of Organization for Visual Progression, an organization that partners with social justice organizations to provide training on using visual media in their advocacy efforts.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.  
We gratefully acknowledge our funders:

Johnson Family Foundation 
Leo Dratfield Endowment 
William H. Donner Foundation 

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