Tag: Event (reading/talk/panel)

  • From Gaza To Guelph: Performances and Open Mic for Palestine

    This event took place on March 2nd from 7 pm – 10 pm at 10C Shared Space in Guelph. We invited 5 Palestinian performers to share music, poetry, and stories. The event was free to attend. 120 attendees were registered, and around 90 attended. We had 6 core organizers, and 10 volunteers.

  • Palestine Festival of Literature

    Palestine Festival of Literature

    TIFF Bell Lightbox 350 King St W Co-presented by Another Story Bookshop to celebrate 10th anniversary of Toronto Palestine Film Festival and Palestine Festival of Literature SAVAC’s Executive Director, Indu Vashist sits down to chat with Hala Alyan, poet and author of Salt Houses and Leila Abdelrazaq, graphic novelist of Baddawi. Hala Alyan is an…

  • Cultural Suppression and Revival

    Cultural Suppression and Revival

    Event Type: Virtual SAVAC is pleased to co-present this panel discussion with the Toronto Palestine Film Festival (TPFF). As we witnessed in TPFF’s film The Journey of the Others, many artists and artistic productions representing Palestinian narratives are facing cancellations and other silencing tactics across the West. The attacks take various forms from rescinding awards,…

  • Gaza Lives: Honouring Gaza’s artists and writers

    Gaza Lives: Honouring Gaza’s artists and writers

    Gaza is home to a flourishing cultural and artistic community despite an illegal occupation and blockade. In a matter of months, Israel has destroyed Gaza’s educational, cultural and artistic institutions; and killed so many of Gaza’s emerging and established artists. And yet, amid the rubble, music, art and joy still lives, providing comforts and tales…