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Film screening: BARAKA featuring live Danza Azteca and Discussion
August 25, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pmFree
OAKLAND– Visit the Oakland Asian Cultural Center (OACC) for a free screening of the documentary film BARAKA. Filmed in 25 countries on 6 continents, the film brings together a series of stunningly photographed scenes to capture what director Ron Fricke calls “a guided meditation on humanity.” Producer Mark Magidson explains “The goal of the ﬁlm was to reach past language, nationality, religion, and politics and speak to the inner viewer.” In addition to the film screening, the evening will feature a brief presentation of Danza Azteca (Mexica) by In Xochitl in Cuicatl of Berkeley, refreshments, and discussion. The event is free and open to the public, and donations are gratefully appreciated. The film is 97 minutes long and Not Rated. For more on the films: http://barakasamsara.com. OACC is wheelchair accessible and easily accessible by BART, AC Transit, and personal vehicle. Street parking is available in addition to parking directly beneath the venue in the Pacific Renaissance Plaza Parking Garage on Friday evening is $2 flat rate from 5pm-Midnight. Friday, August 25, 2017 6:00-9:00pm Oakland Asian Cultural Center (OACC) 388 9th Street (between Franklin and Webster) Suite 290 (above Asian Branch Library) Oakland, CA 94607 For more information, visit www.oacc.cc, Facebook Event, or call 510-637-0455. BARAKA AND SAMSARA FILM SCREENINGS AND DISCUSSIONS AT OACC was supported by a California Humanities’ Humanities for All Quick Grant. To learn more about Humanities for All grants, please visit our webpage HERE.