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Pomerantz Center
New York City , NY United States

February 2020

‘Fresh Dressed’ Documentary Screening

February 18 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Film and Media Screening Room D207, Pomerantz Center
New York City , NY United States

The documentary Fresh Dressed chronicles the history of hip-hop/urban fashion and its rise from Southern cotton plantations to the gangs of the 1970s in the South Bronx, to corporate America, and everywhere in between. Supported by rich archival materials and in-depth interviews with individuals crucial to the evolution of a way of life—and the outsiders who studied and admired them—Fresh Dressed goes to the core of where style was born on the black and brown side of town. This film screening is part…

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March 2020

Film and Media Screening Series: ‘My Art,’ with Laurie Simmons

March 10 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Film and Media Screening Room D207, Pomerantz Center
New York City , NY United States

https://youtu.be/quPU12W-7dg The Film and Media Screening Series will present My Art (2016) with director Laurie Simmons; she will participate in a Q&A after the film. My Art tells the tale of the frustrated New York City artist Ellie, who hopes to find inspiration as she housits for a friend in upstate New York. She turns the adjoining barn into her workplace, staging elaborate re-creations of classic movie scenes, ranging from Some Like It Hot to A Clockwork Orange. Business unexpectedly evolves into…

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World Affairs Lecture Series: Muslim Identity in Peril: Commemorating the Bosnian Genocide

March 26 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Film and Media Screening Room D207, Pomerantz Center
New York City , NY United States

Kenan Trebincevic, author of The Bosnia List: A Memoir of War, Exile, and Return, will discuss the war in Bosnia and Muslim identity with Associate Professor of Social Sciences Emre Özsös. The Department of Social Sciences’ World Affairs Lecture Series fulfills FIT’s mission to foster an understanding of diverse cultures and politics within the international as well as domestic perspectives. It also embraces, supports, and expands upon the president’s campus-wide initiative on civility. This lecture is presented in partnership with…

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