Nov 262013
 

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The BMCC Student Government Association in collaboration with the BMCC MSA presents #StandForFreedom. One of the major events of the semester which will change the way you see humanity & make you aware the oppression that Palestine & so many other countries are facing. Also how to use Hip Hop as a tool of resisting oppression and expressing yourself.

The line up for the event is EPIC!!

YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS IT!!

Screening:

Hip Hop is Bigger Than The Occupation

Performances:

CF ( Constant Flow ),
Kashmir Maryam,
NeNe Ali Spokenwordpoet and a few special guest

Speakers:

Harrabic Tubman,
Lah Tere,
Shango Abiola,
Cyrus McGoldrick and Rakim Jenkins

Other special surprise guests.

Food and Refreshment will be served and there will be giveaways for BMCC students.

Location: RICHARD HARRIS TERRACE

RSVP as soon as possible http://bit.ly/1bZP1Lx

SPREAD THE WORD.

Facebook Event Page

Oct 242013
 

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Existence is Resistance has finally made it to the West Coast and after screening our documentary “Hip Hop Is Bigger Than The Occupation”in Oakland last weekend, we are screening again THIS MONDAY in San Francisco.

View Trailer: http://youtu.be/PGvP0OREI2E

Hip Hop is Bigger than the Occupation is a documentary about a ten day journey of artists traveling through Palestine, teaching and performing nonviolent resistance through the arts. The tour included M1 of Dead Prez, Shadia Mansour, Marcel Cartier, Mazzi of Soul Purpose, DJ Vega Benetton, Lowkey, Jody McIntyre and Trinidad, Brandon and Lavie from the South West Youth Collaborative/University of Hip Hop Chicago.

Staying in the heart of Balata Refugee Camp at the Yafa Cultural Center in Nablus the group witnesses night raids, toured places like Hebron where there are roads for the Arabs and roads for the Jews, they meet families of shaheeds as well as young Palestinians who have been jailed, shot and humiliated. The group visits Bi’lin where they get shot at and tear gassed and experience first hand what it felt like living under occupation.

SCHEDULE:

7PM – 8.30PM – FILM SCREENING
8.30PM – 10PM – Q & A AND PANEL DISCUSSION

ADDRESS:

ANSWER Coalition

2969 Mission St (By 26th Street), San Francisco, CA 94110

Oct 172013
 

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Existence is Resistance has finally made it to the West Coast and we are screening our documentary “Hip Hop Is Bigger Than The Occupation” at SUDO Room THIS SATURDAY.

View Trailer: http://youtu.be/PGvP0OREI2E

Hip Hop is Bigger than the Occupation is a documentary about a ten day journey of artists traveling through Palestine, teaching and performing nonviolent resistance through the arts. The tour included M1 of Dead Prez, Shadia Mansour, Marcel Cartier, Mazzi of Soul Purpose, DJ Vega Benetton, Lowkey, Jody McIntyre and Trinidad, Brandon and Lavie from the South West Youth Collaborative/University of Hip Hop Chicago.

Staying in the heart of Balata Refugee Camp at the Yafa Cultural Center in Nablus the group witnesses night raids, toured places like Hebron where there are roads for the Arabs and roads for the Jews, they meet families of shaheeds as well as young Palestinians who have been jailed, shot and humiliated. The group visits Bi’lin where they get shot at and tear gassed and experience first hand what it felt like living under occupation.

SCHEDULE:

7PM – 8.30PM – FILM SCREENING
8.30PM – 10PM – Q & A AND PANEL DISCUSSION W/:

Harrabic Tubman, Co-Founder, Existence Is Resistance
Shango Aviola – Black Riders Liberation Party – Oakland
Sanyika Bryant – Malcolm X Grassroots Movement – Oakland
Ziad Abbas – Middle East Childrens Alliance (TBC)

Sudo Room
2141 Broadway St, Oakland, California 94612

Nov 302012
 
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Thursday December 6, 2012 from 4pm – 11pm.

Existence is Resistance presents Hands Off Gaza (Part 2), a fundraising benefit event to raise medical aid for Gaza.

Film Screening, Panel Discussion and Performances from 4pm – 10pm – People are welcome to come anytime – this is a fundraising event and all proceeds raised will go directly for medical aid in Gaza. Complimentary refreshments will be available.

 

4PM – 6.30PM

FILM SCREENING: “Hip Hop Is Bigger Than The Occupation”
Followed by a Q&A panel of artists and organizers featured in the filmThe documentary revolves around a ten day journey of artists traveling through Palestine, teaching and performing Non Violent Resistance through the arts.The tour included M1 of Dead Prez, Shadia Mansour, Marcel Cartier, Mazzi of Soul Purpose, DJ Vega Benetton, Lowkey, Jody McIntyre and Trinidad, Brandon and Lavie from the South West Youth Collaborative/University of Hip Hop Chicago. Staying in the heart of Balata Refugee Camp @ the Yafa Cultural Center in Nablus the group witnesses night raids, toured places like Hebron where there are roads for the Arabs and roads for the Jews, they meet families of shaheeds as well as young Palestinians who have been jailed, shot, humiliated, the group visits Bi’lin where they get shot at and tear gassed and experience first hand what it felt like living under occupation.
7PM -8.30PM
PANEL DISCUSSION: “Hip Hop, Resistance and Palestine – Views from Global Community”
Panel of Artists discussing global resistance through the arts, especially hip hop and making the connections from the Ghetto to Gaza…some of these artists have been to Gaza and the West Bank.
The panel will include:
IMMORTAL TECHNIQUE
M1 OF DEAD PREZ – Traveled to Gaza in 2009 and the West Bank in 2010
MAINO
HASAN SALAAM
MAZZI (SOUL PURPOSE) – Traveled to Gaza in 2009 and the West Bank in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012
JASIEL- Traveled to the West Bank in 2012More to be announced9PM – 10PM
LIVE PERFORMANCES
Some of the artists from the previous panel will perform as well as poetry from Tahani Salah and DJ Vega Benetton on the Turntables.
NO AGE RESTRICTIONS
$20 SUGGESTED DONATION
PLEASE EMAIL EIR.NYC@GMAIL.COM TO RSVP AND/OR ENDORSE – PLEASE PUT “HANDS OFF GAZA PART 2″ IN THE SUBJECT LINE.HANDS OFF GAZA PART 1 CAN BE SEEN HERE:http://vimeo.com/9003712
Jul 282012
 

Before the screening of Hip Hop Is Bigger Than The Occupation at Georgetown University we were interviewed by Arab Satellite Channel MBC about the documentary and the organization.