Rebuilding Kobanê: Film Screening and Benefit

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Saturday, August 8 at 7pm.

Four short documentaries will be shown about the political situation in Turkey & Rojava, from the Gezi uprising two years ago to the current struggle against Islamic State. The four movies are as follows:

1. Taksim Commune by Global Uprisings https://vimeo.com/71704435
2. After Gezi by Global Uprisings https://vimeo.com/109212806
3. Istanbul’s Gentrification Wars by VICE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ll2RiAVLnVg
4. Istanbul’s Kurdish Riots by VICE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTA0xqTkyCo

This event is in solidarity with the victims of the recent Suruç massacre, who were on their way to help the reconstruction effort in Kobanê. Read more about this here: isyandan.org/english/bombing-in-suruc-tens-of-youth-killed/

Money will be raised to help rebuild the city of Kobanê. You can donate online here: https://www.firefund.net/

The Facebook event is here.

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