Artists' Television Access

Affects of Displacement

Friday, October 19, 2018, 8:00 pm, $7-$10

The Children of Ibdaa: To Create Something Out of Nothing,’ 27 mins. 2002
A Palestinian children’s dance troupe uses it’s performance to express the history, struggle and aspirations of the Palestinian people.
‘Ibdaa’ has screened internationally and continues to be used as an educational tool as the Palestinian struggle for self-determination continues.

Return To Dakto

Director and combat medic Christopher Upham journeys back to vibrant contemporary Vietnam with four veteran comrades, who reveal how their Army unit, the 299th Engineers, were left at Dak To firebase in 1969 as bait for a much larger North Vietnamese Army force. Along the road back, these veterans confront feelings of abandonment by leaders and society as they reveal their sacrifices, shortcomings and pride of service amidst shifting bouts of PTSD. Finally returning to Dak To allows an unexpected closure for these men who find a way to voice personal traumas that connect to the universal sufferings of war.


 Dolores Street Community Services – 35 years of Solidarity. 12 mins.  October 4, 2018
Located in the heart of the Mission, Dolores Street Community Services works with the local community on issues dominating the national agenda -immigrant rights, deportation, homelessness, the housing crunch, and issues surrounding the LGBT community. DSCS runs shelters, provides legal counsel, supports collectives and provides direct services empowering people for lives with dignity and justice.
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