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Second Sunday Culture Film


Rainey Auditorium - Penn Museum

Sunday, Mar. 10, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET

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Two elderly women preparing herbs in kitchen.

Indigenous activists everywhere are attempting to steer the world away from climate collapse. The films in this year’s series depict efforts to reclaim land in order to save all beings on the earth and for a more livable future.

Screenings are held in person in the Museum’s Rainey Auditorium.

Dir. Jumana Manna, 2022, 64 min.

Employing a mix of re-enacted scenes alongside documentary and archival footage, visual artist and filmmaker Jumana Manna’s latest film spotlights the Palestinian tradition of foraging wild za’atar and ‘akoub amidst prohibitive law.

Screening followed by a conversation with filmmaker Jumana Manna, and film co-scriptwriter and Harvard Law S.J.D. Candidate Rabea Eghbariah. Stay for a reception featuring tea and a za’atar and olive oil tasting.

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