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Notions of Identity and Place – an Evening Screening

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Magnum Foundation

59 East 4th Street

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New York, NY 10003

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Please join us for an evening screening of three creative documentary shorts.

Curated by our fall Magnum Foundation Fellow, Christian Padron, each of the featured films explore notions of identity and place.

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The Veil by Christian Padron, 2017
Runtime: 15:36

The Veil is a lush portrait of contemporary Harlem that evokes philosopher W.E.B. Dubois's early twentieth century concept of "the veil," a metaphor for the spectre of segregation in America.

Christian Padron is an American artist and filmmaker working in New York. Since completing his MFA in Photography & Related Media from the Parsons School of Design, he has worked on various projects in film and photography and is a recipient of the 2017 Magnum Foundation Fellowship.

Shedding Skin by Yumna Al-Arashi, 2017
Runtime: 8:04

Shedding Skin captures an intimate and nuanced beauty of the Hammam and serves as an ode to the spaces in which women can exist together without the distress of the outside world.

Yumna Al-Arashi is a photographer based between the US and the Middle East. Her documentary work is at the intersection of culture and femininity, most recently focusing on reshaping the parameters of understanding that surround modern Muslim women.

Foreigner by Daniel Castro Garcia, 2017
Runtime: 10:47

Foreigner, which documents the experiences of refugees and migrants arriving to Europe from the Middle East and North Africa.

Daniel Castro Garcia is a Sicily-based photographer and filmmaker focusing on social documentary and portraiture. Daniel is a recipient of the Magnum Foundation Fund, which enabled the continuation of his long term project documenting the migrant crisis in Europe. His most recently completed chapter earned him the Eugene Smith Grant.

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