The Center for the Study of Democratic Citizenship is happy to co-sponsor the event:
What is Democracy? Movie screening with director Astra Taylor and feminist activist Silvia Federici
Hosts: Cinema Politica, Concordia University
Where and When: January 23, 2019 from 7:30pm to 9pm. 1455 boulevard Maisonneuve.
About the event: Join Cinema Politica Concordia for a special screening of WHAT IS DEMOCRACY?, with scholar & activist Silvia Federici and director Astra Taylor in attendance for a post-screening Q&A. Coming at a moment of profound political and social crisis, the searing doc reflects on a word we too often take for granted.
Silvia Federici, one of the most important contemporary feminist theorists and activists, will be launching two of her latest books at this special event: RE-ENCHANTING THE WORLD: FEMINISM AND THE POLITICS OF THE COMMONS, and WITCHES, WITCH-HUNTING, AND WOMEN.
Presented in collaboration with the NFB. Admission is by donation ($5-10 suggested). The venue is wheelchair accessible. Childcare provided on site by the Montreal Childcare Collective with 24 hour notice (https://childcarecollective.wordpress.com/about/ )
All are welcome!
This event is co-sponsored by the CSDC, Cinema Politica Concordia, the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), and the Feminist Media Studio.