Located in the Thorley Recital Hall.
Jen Marlowe is an author/documentary filmmaker/playwright and human rights/social justice activist. She is the founder of Donkeysaddle Projects, which creates pieces within the realms of film, theatre, and creative non-fiction to amplify stories of resistance and struggles for equality and liberation. Jen’s most recent project is her play, There Is A Field, addressing the killing of a 17-year old Palestinian citizen of Israel by Israeli police, and connecting the issues of state violence, structural injustice and supremacy in Israel and the U.S. Jen’s most recent documentary film, Witness Bahrain (2015), documents the aftermath of the Bahraini regime’s crackdown on pro-democracy and human rights activists. Her previous film, One Family in Gaza (2011), profiled one family’s experience during and after the 2009 assault on the Gaza Strip. One Family in Gaza received the Audience Award at the Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival in 2013.
This is an APEX FOCUS event. Seats are available on a first come first serve basis and subject to capacity.