Where: CMI Theatre, 2915 McFie Circle, NMSU, Las Cruces, NM 88003
When: November 30, 11am-1pm
Who: public screening of ALTERNATE ENDINGS, ACTIVIST RISINGS with introduction by Marisa Sage (University Art Gallery), Dr. Laura Anh Williams (Gender and Sexuality Studies), and Dr. M. Catherine Jonet (Gender and Sexuality Studies), in collaboration with Amy Lanasa and Evan Curtis (Creative Media Institute), and the students of CMI 303 Cinema Review.
What: ALTERNATE ENDINGS, ACTIVIST RISINGS highlights the impact of art in AIDS activism and advocacy today by commissioning compelling short videos from six inspiring community organizations and collectives—ACT UP NY, Positive Women’s Network, Sero Project, The SPOT, Tacoma Action Collective, and VOCAL NY. The program represents a wide range of organizational strategies, from direct action to grassroots service providers to nation-wide movement building, while considering the role of creative practices in activist responses to the ongoing AIDS crisis.
This event is a co-presentation between the University Art Gallery, Department of Art, Creative Media Institute, and Gender and Sexuality Studies at New Mexico State University. Free and Open to the Public.
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