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The Flickering Light

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In 2009 I curated a monthly series of screenings in my neighborhood in Northwest Philadelphia at a dormant old art deco theater. The series, called The Flickering Light, was funded in part by an Art and Change Grant from the Leeway Foundation. Some of the programs included:

East Looks West Looks East: A Few Films from the Iranian Diaspora
Co-Curated with Aghigh Ebrahimi Bazaz (March, 2009)
The Animal in Me: Films Featuring the Rest of the Animal Kingdom
Co-Curated with Laska Jimsen (May, 2009)
My Father, the Radical:Films by the Children of Activists
(June, 2009)
Weighty Propositions: Films About Bodies, Fatness and Food
Co-Curated with Naima Lowe (September, 2009)
Driving Between the Lines: Short Films About Cars and Trucks
Co-Curated with Jen Schneider (October, 2009)
Limits of Reason:  A Collection of Short Films Alternate Worlds and States of Mind
Co-Curated with Alison Crouse (November, 2009)