Scribe Video Center - Short Film Showcase

Wednesday, 22 January 2020 - 7:00pm9:30pm

Scribe Video Center, 3908 Lancaster Avenue

Scribe Video Center - Short Film Showcase

Five powerful short films explore the resilience of kinship and communities for neighborhoods in Philadelphia: Villa African Colobo (2007), St. Augustine Church, Philadelphia (2007), Hayti: An Oasis (2010), DHS, Give Us Back Our Children! (2010), and Life After Life (2018). 

Film series presented by Wolf Humanities Center and Cinema and Media Studies Program. Curated by Rahul Mukherjee, Dick Wolf Assistant Professor of Television and New Media Studies, Assistant Professor of English University of Pennsylvania


Series cosponsored by Penn's Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and Scribe Video Center.

Detail Hayti: An Oasis 

 Event is free and open to the public. Pre-registration requested.


5 February, 7pm
Naseem (The Morning Breeze)
(Saeed Akhtar Mirza, 1995, 89 min.)

19 February, 7pm
Donna Haraway: Story Telling for Earthly Survival
(dir. Fabrizio Terranova, 2017, 81 min.)

4 March, 7pm
Stolen Daughters: Kidnapped by Boko Haram
(dir. Gema Atwal, 2018, 60 min.)