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)
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.