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Oakland Asian Cultural Center
388 9th St Ste 290, Oakland, California 94607
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.
OACC is wheelchair accessible and easily accessible by BART, AC Transit, and several freeways. Street parking is available, as well directly beneath the venue in the Pacific Renaissance Plaza Garage ($2 flat rate from 5pm-midnight).
For more about the films: barakasamsara.com
This project is supported by California Humanities, a non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanaities. Visit calhum.org.
Co-sponsored by the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM). Visit caamedia.org.
OACC is supported by the City of Oakland, The San Francisco Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, City of Oakland Cultural Funding Program, Asian Pacific Fund, Macpherson Fund at the East Bay Community Foundation, and individual donors.