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Be The Media! workshop: “The Struggle to Tell Your Story,” with “Witness” director Masood Haque

June 17 @ 5:00 pm 6:00 pm EDT

Join us for the Be The Media! Workshop “The Struggle to Tell Your Story,” as Witness Director Masood Haque breaks down the process of creating his documentary about the Aref-Hossain “sting” case. 

Learn from Haque as he shares the challenges and sacrifices that had to be made in order to create this documentary. He will focus on strategies to humanize documentary subjects and giving voice to individuals and communities that have been othered.

***Please note that for everyone’s safety, we are following Covid protocols that include requirements that all attendees show proof of vaccination or a recent test for entry, and wear a mask. We will notify ticket holders if the protocols change.

Workshop participants can stick around for the 7pm film screening of Witness.

Sponsored by iEAR Presents! and the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at Rensselaer, made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of The Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

We are committed to lowering the barriers to access for events at The Sanctuary for Independent Media. For people who are hard of hearing or deaf, blind or low-vision, or whose physical limitations can interfere with a satisfying experience, let us know two weeks in advance so we can make appropriate arrangements.

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