Human-rights-related events programme at CCA Glasgow
CCA, the Centre For Contemporary Arts on Sauchiehall Street, has been in touch to let us know about their upcoming programme of exhibitions, films, discussions and music, many of which have a strong human rights theme running through them. They will kindly be distributing Amnesty literature at appropriate events. The full listings can be found at http://cca-glasgow.com/, but here are some highlights of human-rights-related events coming up in the next few weeks:
FILM AND PANEL DISCUSSION on Palestine - Take One Action: State 194
Wed 2 October 2013, 7.30pm, Cinema, £5 (£4), Ages 12+ Book online / 0141 352 4900
Panel featuring Israeli activist Yitzhak Frankenthal, Hebron-based Palestinian activist Hamed Qawasmeh, and alongside Kathy Galloway (Christian Aid).
PERFORMANCE - Seeds of Thought
Sat 5 October 2013, 7pm, FREE, Ages: 18+, No booking required.
A relaxed open-mic evening of spoken word, music and comedy, in celebration of Black History Month.
GRAMNet: Le Havre - film
Tue 15 October 2013, 6pm, FREE, No booking required.
Political fairytale about a young African refugee in France.
PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION - Migrant Voices: Engaging Pictures
Fri 18 October — Sun 20 October 2013, 11am - 6pm, FREE, Intermedia Gallery, Opening: Thu 17 October, 6pm - 8pm, No booking required.
Photographer Karen Gordon represents ten migrants' lives and their contributions to Scotland's culture and economy.
FILM - Digital Desparados - Reflections Unheard: Black Women in Civil Rights
Thu 24 October 2013, 7pm, FREE, Ages: 16+, No booking required.
This documentary focuses on how black women were caught between the racism of the feminist movement and
sexism in the black power movement, and on how they mobilised together in response to this marginalisation.
Hope to see you at some of the events!