Leicester Secular Society Events

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Sunday, 22 September 2019
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  Arts Fresco changed to 15 Sep (ext events)
We received a Press Release some time ago giving a date for Arts Fresco 2019. It now appears that Arts Fresco will be on 15 September 2019. See http://lsec.org.uk/calendar/view_entry.php?id=2159

18:00 Category: LSS - Secular Hall - Public event[18:30] LSS: 70 Years of Nakba - 9 Palestinian Short Films
70 Years of Nakba – A Programme of 9 Palestinian Shorts This programme was curated on the 70th anniversary of the 1948 Nakba (The Catastrophe), by the Palestine Strand of the Creative Interruptions research project. The research has aimed to explore how Palestinian filmmakers have used their cinema to give voice to their history and experience. The programme makes use of the rich collection of short films produced by a diverse group of creative practitioners living both within the borders of historic Palestine and outside it. It enables us to understand the diversity of Palestinian experience from exile, to occupation, to living under siege as well as in refugee camps as stateless citizens. Screening Palestinian shorts enables us to appreciate the diversity of talent within Palestinian film production because many filmmakers find it difficult to secure funding and support for their projects as stateless people. More about Creative Interruptions: https://creativeinterruptions.com/palestiniancinema/ All welcome - admission free. Secular Hall is open from 6pm-9pm on most Sunday evenings. We collect food and toiletry items for asylum seekers – please try to donate if you are able.

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