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TWN Call for Change shorts featured on new CUNYTV web series
The CUNY TV Short Docs Web Series showcases short documentaries about NYC's minority communities and examines issues including immigration, human rights, education, diaspora, multiculturalism, environmental issues and criminal justice. The documentaries will stream at www.cuny.tv/shortdocs, along with interviews with the filmmakers and subjects related to the pieces. This season will feature several of TWN's acclaimed Call for Change series, starting with DASTAAR: Defending Sikh Identity, by Kevin Lee, and featuring an interview of Sapreet Kaur, Sikh Coalition Executive Director.
Chinatown Art Brigade and CAAAV's Chinatown Tenants Union
TWN Workshop alumna ManSee Kong, TWN Board member Betty Yu and artist activist Tomie Araiform recently formed the Chinatown Art Brigade. Their current project, HERE TO STAY, includes a series of large-scale outdoor mobile projections addressing themes of gentrification, displacement and community resilience in New York City's Chinatown. In collaboration with the Chinatown Tenants Union (CTU). More Info
Stephanie Ching and Ellen Martinez and their film AFTER SPRING, premiered at Tribeca!
Check out their website afterspringfilm.com for a list of upcoming screenings.
TWN is proud fiscal sponsor of AFTER SPRING.
Dawn Porter's new film TRAPPED premiered at Sundance!
Check out her website trappeddocumentary.com for a list of upcoming screenings.
TWN is proud distributor of Dawn Porter's first film GIDEON'S ARMY.