Debut Film and Director Talk w/Medhin Paulos: Asmarina, on refugees in Italy

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Debut Film and Director Talk w/Medhin Paulos: Asmarina, on refugees in Italy

Film screening of "Asmarina," on the Habesha community of Milan and the lives of recent refugees to Italy from Eritrea and Ethiopia, & discussion w/director Medhin Paulos

Monday, April 10, 2017
2:30pm-4:30pm
Room 003, Rockefeller Center
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Films, Lectures & Seminars

Public Film Screening and Discussion with Medhin Paulos, director of Asmarina and co-founder of the Asmarina Project. Paulos’ film explores the experiences of the Habesha community of Milan and the lives of recent refugees to Italy from Eritrea and Ethiopia. She is a renowned photographer and electronic musician. Asmarina is her debut film. Harvard’s Lorgia García Peña will lead a discussion following the screening. Professor García Peña is the author of The Borders of Dominicanidad: Nations and Archives of Contradiction (Durham:  Duke University Press, 2016) and is at work on a new book tentatively titled “Translating Blackness: Latino/as Negotiating Race and Belonging Across the Atlantic.” 

For more information, contact:
Yesenia Barragan

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.