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Screening and Panel Discussion: Surviving Home

Multicultural Center Theater 494 UCen Road, Isla Vista, CA

SURVIVING HOME is an intimate documentary that follows four U.S. military veterans from different generations over an eight year period as they rebuild their lives after war. Interwoven with veterans' voices from across the country, their unique paths of healing and transformation shed light on longterm consequences of war and raise questions about the roots of war and societal cycles of violence. A severely injured Iraq War veteran discovers a new voice that helps heal ...

Research Focus Group Talk: Homes for Gods and Mortals: Film Screening and Discussion with the Director

Multicultural Center Theater 494 UCen Road, Isla Vista, CA

Homes for Gods and Mortals is a 2018 documentary by the acclaimed Indian film scholar Gayatri Chatterjee. It follows life in two small settlements neighboring the temple complex of Khajuraho, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Madhya Pradesh, India, that is famous for its ornate medieval architecture. The film focuses on the present-day residents of the villages—the nature of their embodied modes of worship and ritual performances—and the interaction of individual lives in a dynamic ...

Contemporary Asian American Activism and Intergenerational Perspectives: An Activist-Scholar Symposium

Multicultural Center Theater 494 UCen Road, Isla Vista, CA

Contemporary Asian American Activism and Intergenerational Perspectives: An Activist-Scholar Symposium January 24-25, 2019 at UC Santa Barbara This symposium brings together some of the most important Asian American community organizers and activist-scholars to discuss various aspects of Asian American grassroots activism today, including immigrant rights, environmental justice, labor, housing, education, prisons, state violence, intersectional racialized gender and heteropatriarchy, and international solidarity work. Keynote Speaker: Pam Tau Lee  | The Struggle to Abolish Environmental Racism:  Asian Radical ...

Screening: Skid Row Marathon

Multicultural Center Theater 494 UCen Road, Isla Vista, CA

In collaboration with UCSB New Beginnings presents: A very special screening of Skid Row Marathon documentary followed by a panel with the filmmakers Gabriele and Mark Hayes and and cast including Rafael Cabrera and Judge Craig Mitchell who started the LA Skid Row Running Club - and inspired the film. This film follows four runners as they rise from the mean streets of LA to run marathons around the world, fighting the pull of homelessness ...

FILM SCREENING: “Latino: The Changing Face of America”

Multicultural Center Theater 494 UCen Road, Isla Vista, CA

Join us for a film screening of "Latino: the Changing Face of America". A discussion and reception with the director, Roxanne Frias (UCSB EAP alumna) will follow. Sponsored by the Education Abroad Program; the Multicultural Center; the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs; the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center; and the Chicana/o Studies Department.