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8/17: Media That Matters screening at IMPACT 2012, presented by Culture Project
Come join Arts Engine on Friday August 17th at 7pm for a screening of short films that are part of Media That Matters collection related to constitutional rights. The screening is hosted by Culture Project, and is part of the series, Democracy Matters, a series of artistic events that draw attention to issues related to voter suppression and and voting rights. This series is one of the many that are featured in Culture Project’s IMPACT 2012 festival.
Going on through August 26, Culture Project’s IMPACT offers a main stage to artists, activists, musicians, directors, economists, provocateurs, filmmakers, patriots and visionaries. The Festival will consist of documentaries, satirical political comedy, music, theater and new art created by emerging and established artists along with provocative conversations focusing on subjects crucial to the decision making process and the preservation of our democracy and constitution. Two other events worth checking out that are part of the Democracy Matters series:
Tuesday August 14th 8pm: Urban Word NYC, a spoken word, poetry and hip-hop performances by teens part of Urban Word’s creative writing and art programs
Sunday August 18th 7pm: Artists in Residence, IMPACT 2012 Resident Artists discuss, create, and rehearse new work surrounding the week‰Ûªs topics
45 Bleecker Street
(near Lafayette St)
New York, NY 10012
Subway: B. D, F, M to Broadway/Lafayette or 6 to Bleecker Street
Suggested ticket donations are $10, and all events are pay-what-you-can
To purchase tickets, visit Culture Project, or call 866-811-4111
ABOUT CULTURE PROJECT
Culture Project, an organization dedicated to addressing critical human rights issues by creating and supporting artistic work that amplifies marginalized voices. By fostering innovative collaboration between human rights organizations and artist, Culture Project aims to inspire and impact public dialogue and policy, encouraging democratic participation in the most urgent matters of our time.
Published on July 31, 2012