Showing posts with label Markaz. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Markaz. Show all posts

Monday, April 4, 2016

Arab Shorts: Six Outstanding Films at Stanford on April 7

Join the Arab Film Festival for an evening of Arab Cinema with The Markaz: Resource Center at Stanford University on Thursday April 7, 2016 from 5:30-7:30.  This event is FREE and will include a screening, discussion and reception with refreshments. Please RSVP here to reserve your seat.



Featuring six outstanding shorts from a new generation of filmmakers, this Arab Film Festival series will showcase diverse voices and approaches in storytelling emerging from the Middle East to the Bay Area.

STUDIO BEIRUT (Lebanon)
CAFE REGULAR, CAIRO (Egypt)
AVE MARIA (Palestine, France, Germany)
TRANSIT GAME (USA, Lebanon, Canada)
BAHIYA AND MAHMOUD (USA, Jordan, Lebanon)
PHATWA: THE NARCICYST (Canada)

Screening to be followed by a Q&A moderated by Dr. Ramzi Salti aka DJ Ramzi, host of the podcast & radio program Arabology.

This event is possible thanks to: Arab Film Festival, The Markaz: Resource Center, OpenXChange, Asian American Activities Center, Arab Students Association at Stanford, Arabic Language Program at Stanford, Bechtel International Center, Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Muslim Student Union, Program on Arab Reform and Democracy at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law, Stanford Muslim Alumni Association, and the WSD HANDA Center for Human Rights and International Justice.

WHEN: Thursday, April 7, 2016 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (PDT) 
WHERE: Cubberley Auditorium - 485 Lasuen Mall Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305

Pictures from the event:

Dr. Ramzi Salti (left)  with Deana Nassar, Serge Bakalian (AFF)



Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Markaz Art Exhibit at Stanford - April 4, 2014 at 7:00 PM



The first Markaz Art Exhibit, featuring unique art pieces created by Stanford community members, will take place on April 4, 2014 at 7 pm. The art works showcased in this exhibit include 16th century style Turkish Tezhip (Islamic Manuscript Illumination), photographs from different regions of Middle East, and Persian calligraphy.

This event is FREE and open to the public; and light refreshments will be served.  For more info see Markaz Website and/or Markaz on Facebook.

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