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Presented in the Perelman Building exhibition in four parts—Fight Back!, Philadelphia Spaces: A Program from Scribe, Youth Star Rising, and Grounded While Walls Fall—these films reveal connections among the five Philadelphia Assembled atmospheres, weaving together and recognizing layers of intersection in their ongoing work to connect diverse communities through sharing space, experiences, and ideas.

Film program starts daily in the dedicated film gallery at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Fight Back!
53 minutes total
Resistance: The Battle for Philadelphia
Dir. M. Asli Dukan, 2017
Mixtape: Stay Black, Baby!
Dir. Jasmine Lynea, 2017
Why We Rise
Dir. Brian Redondo, 2013
Courtesy the artist
Prostitution Free Zone
Dir. PJ Starr, Alliance for Safe and Diverse DC, 2009

Philadelphia Spaces: A Program from Scribe Video Center
54 minutes total
Standing at the Scratch Line
Dir. Julie Dash, 2016
Courtesy of Scribe Video Center
Reclaiming Coaquannock
Dir. Ollin Yolitzli Calmecac, 2016
Courtesy of Scribe Video Center
When We Came Up Here
Dir. Tina Morton, 2016
Courtesy of Scribe Video Center
Masjid Freehaven: The Struggle, the Sacrifice and the Gift
Dir. Masjid Freehaven, 2014
Courtesy of Scribe Video Center

Youth Star Rising
49 minutes total
Erasing Erasure
Directed by the POWER Internship, University Community Collaborative, 2016
It’s OK to Not Be OK
Directed by VOICES, University Community Collaborative, 2017
Courtesy of the artist
Breaking the Silence: Foster Youth Confront the System
Directed by POPPYN, University Community Collaborative, 2016
Courtesy of the artist
Clean Water Access in Philly Schools
Directed by POPPYN, University Community Collaborative, 2017
Courtesy of the artist
Decided Fate
Directed by Visakha Bun, University Community Collaborative, 2017
Courtesy of the artist

Grounded While Walls Fall
67 minutes total
Directed by Zein Nakhoda, featuring Rhetta Morgan
Sound design by Serena Muthi Reed, 2017
Courtesy Zein Nakhoda and Philadelphia Assembled


This program has been curated by PHLA collaborator and Sanctuary atmosphere editor, Nehad Khader.


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