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NYU Cantor Film Center, Theater 102

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36 East 8th Street
New York, NY 10003 United States

October 2013

YOUR DAY IS MY NIGHT

Wednesday, October 2, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
NYU Cantor Film Center, Theater 102, 36 East 8th Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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“I think of the bed as an extension of the earth,” says experimental documentary filmmaker Lynne Sachs. In this moving hybrid documentary/performance piece, the bed becomes stage as immigrant residents of a shift-bed apartment in the heart of Manhattan’s Chinatown are both performers and participants, storytellers and actors. Sharing their experiences as migrants and city dwellers, they reveal the intimacies and complexities of urban living. Filmmaker Lynne Sachs and performers Yi Chun Cao, Linda Y.H. Chan, Chung Qing Che, Ellen…

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December 2015

Streams of Desire: The Video Work of Richard Fung: Program 1

Wednesday, December 2, 2015, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
NYU Cantor Film Center, Theater 102, 36 East 8th Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
Person swimming in a red ocean

Presented by CLAGS: The Center for LGBTQ Studies and the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Curated by Leeroy Kun Young Kang. This program features four video works by Richard Fung—spanning from 1986-2000—that place desire within the spaces of time, geography, and the body. Traced through the artist’s explorations of queer sex, racial and sexual representation, illness, and kinship, these videos center queer Asian diasporic experience against an ever-shifting backdrop of colonialism and political change. Revisiting these bold and imaginative works allow us…

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February 2018

Know Your Rights: Immigration and Police Enforcement on Campus

Friday, February 9, 2018, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
NYU Cantor Film Center, Theater 102, 36 East 8th Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
Colorful mural of young girl speaking into a bullhorn with information on rights

Presented by NYU Dream Team. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, NYU Immigrant Defense Initiative, NYU Office of Global Inclusion, Diversity & Strategic Innovation, Gallatin Human Rights Initiative,  NYU Center for Multicultural Education & Programs, and NYU Sanctuary. This panel conversation for NYU staff, faculty, and administrators will feature speakers from the National Immigration Law Center, DRUM - South Asian Organizing Center, and New Sanctuary Coalition. Panelists will address the following questions: How can you minimize risks to those affected? Are you aware of…

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