THE SEVENTH ART STAND is a nationwide screening and discussion series
presented by 50+ theaters, museums, and community centers in more than
half the states, as an act of cinematic solidarity against Islamophobia.
- Honolulu, HI @ Doris Duke Foundation: Opening talk with Attorney General Doug Chin, 11 screenings, Amnesty International workshops, music performances, and more.
- Detroit, MI @ Arab American Museum: Town hall discussion w/ expert of panelists to discuss the travel bans and Somali immigration, w/ support from City of Detroit. RSVP.
- Milwaukee, WI @ Various Venues: In support of Milwaukee Muslim Women's Coalition and their Milwaukee Muslim Film Festival, the largest in the U.S.
- Houston, TX @ First Christian Church: A centrally located screening downtown on the evening prior to the World Refugee Day celebration at Levy Conservancy Park. Includes outreach to Houston, Dallas and Austin interfaith organizations.
- NYC (Harlem) @ City College: A part of #MadeInHarlem, this free event hosted by Maysles Documentary Center, The Documentary Forum, and Third World Newsreel has a Q&A with Adama Bah, a Muslim woman who was wrongfully accused of terrorism at the age of 16, and recently released political prisoner, activist and Black Muslim Sekou Odinga. RSVP.
- Portland, ME @ SPACE Gallery: City Councillor Pious Ali, the city's first African Muslim to be elected to office, will work with Muslim students to prepare for a conversation about the future.
- Minneapolis, MN @ Trylon: In partnership with Mizna, an Arab American arts organization, and sponsored by Committee in Solidarity with the People of Syria (CISPOS), with all proceeds donated to the Syrian American Medical Society