Deborah E. Lipstadt, Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies at Emory University, is giving a lecture about the rise of antisemitism in the United States and Europe. She will discuss her book, Antisemitism: Here and Now, which traces the recent rise of antisemitism towards American and European Jews.
The Carolina Asia Center is hosting the Triangle East Asia Colloquium 2019, the theme being Transnational Korean Cinema and Media. The event includes four short film screenings and panelists from around the states. The evening will wrap up with a Q&A from Juhui Kwon and Nick Neon. Juhui Kwon is a writer-director from South Korea whose films come from a diaspora theme. Nick Neon is an award-winning Korean-American filmmaker and actor.
Join for NC State’s 2019 Middle East Film Festival with the student-chosen focus on women directors! This film, “17” by Widad Shafakoj, is about the under-17 women’s soccer team preparing for the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup. Each of the girls is faced with a different set of challenges as a national team player.
Join for NC State’s 2019 Middle East Film Festival with the student-chosen focus on women directors! This film, shot completely in Saudi-Arabia and directed by Haifaa al-Mansour, focuses on a young girl in the suburbs that determines to raise money to purchase a bicycle which is seen in society as dangerous to a girl’s virtue.
This film, a part of the 8th annual Haitian Film Series was directed by Rietmejier and Bart Drolenga. The documentary showcases a sympathetic view of Voodoo, going into the hidden world of Voodoo practitioners and providing insight into the misunderstood religion. The stories presented present an objective view of the religion.