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NYU Cantor Film Center, Theater 200

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36 E. 8th Street
New York, NY 10003 US

November 2012

Tadashi Nakamura and Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings

Thursday, November 29, 2012, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EST
NYU Cantor Film Center, Theater 200, 36 E. 8th Street
New York, NY 10003 US
Free

Please note the new location (Theater 200). Reservations have closed, we will accommodate walk-ins if possible. Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings is a compelling portrait of an inspiring and inventive musician whose virtuoso skills on the ukulele have transformed all previous notions of the instrument's potential. Through intimate conversations with Shimabukuro, Life on Four Strings reveals the cultural and personal influences that have shaped the man and the musician. On the road from Los Angeles to New York to…

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March 2016

East LA Interchange: Screening and Discussion

Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
NYU Cantor Film Center, Theater 200, 36 E. 8th Street
New York, NY 10003 US
Man pushing an elote cart in east LA

East LA Interchange tells the story of working-class, immigrant Boyle Heights, the oldest neighborhood in East Los Angeles. Targeted by government policies, real estate laws, and developers, this immigrant neighborhood survived racially restrictive housing covenants, Japanese American incarceration, federal redlining policies, and the building of the largest and busiest freeway interchange system in the nation: the East LA Interchange. The documentary explores how the freeways impact Boyle Heights’ residents: literally, as an environmental hazard and structural blockade and figuratively, as…

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April 2017

No Bans on Stolen Lands: A #NODAPL Teach-in for Standing Rock & Muslim/Immigrant/Refugee Bans

Friday, April 21, 2017, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
NYU Cantor Film Center, Theater 200, 36 E. 8th Street
New York, NY 10003 US
No bans on stolen land illustration by Dylan Miner

Organized by the NYC Stands with Standing Rock Collective. Cosponsored by the NYU Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, NYU Native American and Indigenous Students’ Group, Native Studies Forum, and Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Please join us for the third teach-in organized by the NYC Stands with Standing Rock Collective titled, “No Bans on Stolen Lands.” Tying the #NoDAPL movement with opposition against the Muslim/Immigrant/Refugee Ban, we are interested in linking these struggles to talk about a major intersection of…

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Screening: Mele Murals

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
NYU Cantor Film Center, Theater 200, 36 E. 8th Street
New York, NY 10003 US
Artist sits on a platform surrounded by spray paint cans in front of a mural

Presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Cosponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program in the NYU Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, Columbia University Pacific Climate Circuits Working Group, Nā ʻŌiwi NYC, and Hālāwai. Mele Murals is a documentary about the transformative power of art. At the center of this story are renowned graffiti artists Estria Miyashiro (aka Estria) and John Hina (aka Prime), and a group of Native Hawaiian youth in the rural community of Waimea, Hawaiʻi. Together they…

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January 2018

Zer: Screening & Discussion

Monday, January 29, 2018, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
NYU Cantor Film Center, Theater 200, 36 E. 8th Street
New York, NY 10003 US
Video still of a man and woman standing up in the back of a truck driving though the mountains

Presented by the NYU Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, NYU Center for Religion and Media, and NYU Center for Media, Culture, and History. Zer (Germany/Turkey, 113 min) is the story of Jan and Zarife, an estranged grandson and grandmother. When Zarife is brought over to New York City for cancer treatment, they begin to know each other in the course of the treatment. The bond they forge after many years end abruptly when…

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Inaugural NYC Celebration of Fred T. Korematsu Day

Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
NYU Cantor Film Center, Theater 200, 36 E. 8th Street
New York, NY 10003 US
Photograph of phone showing an image of Fred T. Korematsu

Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, New York Day of Remembrance, JACL - New York Chapter, Fred T. Korematsu Institute, NYU Asian-Pacific American Law Students Association, Japanese American Association of New York, Japanese Americans and Japanese in America, CAIR-New York, and Coalition for Asian American Children & Families. On Tuesday, January 30, we celebrate the inauguration of "Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution" in New York City. The program will honor the late civil rights champion Fred T.…

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October 2018

Out of State: Screening and Discussion

Thursday, October 25, 2018, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
NYU Cantor Film Center, Theater 200, 36 E. 8th Street
New York, NY 10003 US
Free
A group of inmates performs a native Hawaiian chant, with their legs bent and forearms held in front of their torsos.

Co-presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and NYU Native Studies Forum. Co-sponsored by the NYU Native American & Indigenous Students Group, NYU Prison Education Program, and Nā ʻŌiwi NYC. The award-winning documentary Out of State (79 min.) explores the intersections between the US imperial project and prison industrial complex, through the stories of David and Hale—two Native Hawaiian men incarcerated in a private prison in the Arizona desert, thousands of miles away from home. “The themes that this powerful, poetic film…

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