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2017 Calendar

September 22 - 24, 2017


Impugning Impunity | ALBA's Human Rights Documentary Film Festival


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Downtown Community Television Center
87 Lafayette St.
New York, NY 10013

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017


Book Launch | Being the Eyes of the World: The invention of modern photojournalism

Gerda and Robert
 

With the authors Marc Aronson & Marina Budhos, moderated by Mercedes Gallego. Introductory remarks by Marina Garde.

In the 1930s, photographers Robert Capa and Gerda Taro risked their lives to capture images from the front lines of the Spanish Civil War. These photographs were published in magazines and shown in newsreels around the world, giving those at home a new perspective on the war and creating a new genre of photojournalism. Today, images of war continue to foster a connection between the conflict and the viewers, which would not be possible otherwise.

7PM

INSTITUTO CERVANTES
211 East 49 street
New York, NY 10017
In English
Free admission
RSVP: cult1ny@cervantes.es

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Sunday, April 16, 2017


81st Annual Celebration honoring the Abraham Lincoln Brigade and presentation of the ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism (New York)

 

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Museum of the City of New York
1220 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10029

Pre-Event Benefit 2:15 pm – 4:15 pm [Doors open at 2:00 pm and includes lunch] Featuring a conversation on mass migration and international solidarity with award recipient Oscar Camps and Communications Director at Human Rights Watch Emma Daly.

Annual Celebration 4:45 – 6:30 pm [Doors open at 4:00 pm]
Featuring the presentation of the ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism to Proactiva Open Arms in support of their ongoing efforts to rescue migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea.The Annual Celebration will also feature a performance of Songs Against Fascism by Brooklyn-based ensemble Barbez.
Reception to follow.
 
 
Proactiva Rescue
                 Oscar Camps in action with Proactiva Open Arms

Honorary Committee: Vinie Burrows,  Richard Serra, and Emilio Silva.
Host Committee: Peter N. Carroll, Burt Cohen, Dan Czitrom, Anthony Geist, Jeanne Houck, Jo Labanyi,
Fraser Ottanelli, Ellyn Polshek, and Amy Rao.    
 
 
With the support of:
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Saturday, January 28th at 5PM


Fighting Fascism: Learning from the Abraham Lincoln Brigade and 

the Spanish Civil War


Los Amigos

A commemoration of the anniversary of the first Abraham Lincoln Brigade deployment 


5PM to 9PM
 
176 St. Nicholas Avenue 
Brooklyn, NY 11237
 
Please join James D. Fernandez and Lucas Shapiro to: 
Hear the history of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade and Spanish resistance to fascism
 
Talk about the importance of institution-building and international solidarity
 
Discuss the power of culture in building resistance
Snacks and wine from 7-9PM, with projection slides of propaganda from the Spanish Civil War.