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Art Exhibit: Annenberg Space for Photography’s REFUGEE

September 25, 2017 - November 3, 2017

According to UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, the number of displaced people has reached over 65 million globally. Through images created by five internationally acclaimed artists, REFUGEE is a multimedia art exhibit exploring the lives of refugees from a host of diverse … Continued

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8:00 am

Exhibit: Yasak/Banned: Political Cartoons from Late Ottoman and Republican Turkey

November 1, 2017 | 8:00 am - March 12, 2018 | 5:00 pm
Perkins Library, Duke University
Durham, NC United States

“Yasak/Banned: Political Cartoons from Late Ottoman and Republican Turkey” details the extensive collections held by Duke University Library. The Library’s Turkish satirical journals and cartoons span from the late 19th century to the present. The exhibition highlights three themes: Historical … Continued

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4:00 pm

Film Screening: HUMAN FLOW: WHEN THERE IS NOWHERE TO GO, NOWHERE IS HOME.

November 1, 2017 | 4:00 pm - November 2, 2017 | 9:00 pm
Carolina Theater of Durham, 309 West Morgan St
Durham, NC 27701 United States

  Over 65 million people around the world have been forced from their homes to escape famine, climate change and war in the greatest human displacement since World War II.  Human Flow, an epic film journey led by the internationally renowned … Continued

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7:00 pm

Film Screening: Docunight #43 [Durham]: Boys With Broken Ears

November 1, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Duke University NC United States

  Directed by: Nima Shayeghi 2013 / 78 mins Persian with English Subtitles BOYS WITH BROKEN EARS is an intimate look at the hopes and struggles of a handful of young Iranian wrestlers as they prepare for the biggest event … Continued

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