Archive for the 'Events' Category

Premiere: Deshantori (The Migrant)

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

Drishtipat are screening the London Premiere of Deshantori (The Migrant) by Sujan Mahmud and Mridul Chowdhury at Oxford House on the 3rd of February 2007. The premiere will be followed by a Q&A with a panel (chaired by Drishtipat founder Asif Saleh) including the filmmaker Mridul Chowdhury, Piya Muqit and Misbah.
More details on the film […]

Clash of Civilisations Conference

Wednesday, December 27th, 2006

A special one-day conference organised by the GLA, will be held in London on Saturday 20 January.
I’ll be going, if only to lend support to Mayor Ken in the debate with “leading anti-Muslim hate propagandist”, Daniel Pipes.
The conference will feature a debate between the Mayor and Daniel Pipes, […]

Event: Drishtipat London

Saturday, July 1st, 2006

I’ve been quite busy helping out with the Drishtipat London launch. Also covered on AIM here.
The event is highlighting the Bangladesh Garments industry, which has flared up recently because of the recent riots (May 2006).
I was surprised to find out that there have been some 4,000 factory workers deaths, due to the lack of provision […]

Lecture: Security Panic and Loyalty Tests

Thursday, June 15th, 2006

Naeem Mohaiemen, US artist and human rights activist, will be giving two lectures on June 16 and 17 (7.30pm) on:
Post 9/11 Security Panic and Loyalty Tests and the Hawthorn Effect on Activist Films.
For the Performance Studies International Conference.
Naeem will be showing excerpts from two of his documentary films Fear of Flying and Muslims or Heretics, […]

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