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Asmarina: Film and Discussion with Angela Davis, Medhin Paolos, and Lorgia García Peña

Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge MA

Mar 29 2018
Asmarina: Film and Discussion with Angela Davis, Medhin Paolos, and Lorgia García Peña

This documentary film about the habesha (Eritrean/Ethiopian community) of Milan, Italy, engages in historical disruption of the relationship between colonialism and diaspora.

This documentary film about the habesha (Eritrean/Ethiopian community) of Milan, Italy, engages in historical disruption of the relationship between colonialism and diaspora. Interweaving testimonies of first- and second-generation habesha immigrants in Milan, archival research, photography, and music, the film brings to light Italian postcolonial heritage and its effects on present-day place of Italians of color, immigrants, and refugees. Asmarina has been shown in the Sole Luna Film Festival

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The screening will take place in Menschel Hall, Lower Level. Please enter the museums via the entrance on Broadway. Doors will open at 5:30 pm.

This program is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis, beginning at noon on Thursday, March 20, at the Harvard Box Office, located in Farkas Hall, 12 Holyoke St, Cambridge. Tickets must be picked up in person and are not available online or by phone. Limit of two tickets per person.

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