[act-ma] Remaining events with Iraqi director Maysoon Pachahci & Beau Beausoleil

Salma salmamilia at gmail.com
Wed Apr 3 09:01:43 PDT 2013


*SCHEDULED EVENTS with *

*Maysoon Pachachi, filmmaker,  & Beau Beausoleil, poet,  bookseller &
originator of Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here*

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*April 1, 2, 4 & 5, 2013*

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*All events are free & open to the public.  Ms. Pachachi’s visit is made
possible by grants from the Cambridge Arts Council & the Massachusetts
Cultural Council.*

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*Monday April 1*****

*6 PM*

*Reading & Conversation with Beau Beausoleil, Maysoon Pachachi, and Book
Artists*

*Cambridge Arts Council Gallery, 344 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02139*

San Francisco-based poet, bookseller, and founder of *Al-Mutanabbi Street
Starts Here*, Beau Beausoleil will read from the anthology and discuss the
project. Other readers include London-based Iraqi filmmaker Maysoon
Pachachi, and project book artists ****

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*Tuesday April 2*****

*6 PM*

*Film Screening & Discussion with Filmmaker Maysoon Pachachi*

*Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge*

Join London-based Iraqi filmmaker Maysoon Pachachi for a screening and
discussion of her remarkable documentary film *Our Feelings Took the
Pictures: Open Shutters Iraq.* Beau Beausoleil, San Francisco-based poet,
bookseller, and founder of *Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here*, will join
Pachachi in a discussion about the film and the *Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts
Here* project.****

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*Thursday April 4*

*6 PM *

*Film Screening & Discussion with Filmmaker Maysoon Pachachi*

*Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway Cambridge *

Filmmaker Maysoon Pachachi will discuss the challenges and triumphs of
contemporary filmmaking in Baghdad.  The award-wining short, *A Candle for
the Shabandar Café* (by Emad Ali, student at the ****

Independent Film & Television College co-founded in Baghdad by Ms.
Pachachi) and others will be screened.  Discussion to follow.**

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*Friday April 5 *

*7 – 9 PM*

*Center for Arabic Culture, 191 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA*

*Manuscripts Don’t Burn – The Legacy of Al-Mutanabbi Street, *PowerPoint
(images from “Open Shutters Iraq” photographers), discussion, reading/book
signing with filmmaker Maysoon Pachachi & poet/bookseller Beau Beausoleil;
light refreshments****

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-- 
Salma Abu Ayyash
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