February 25, 2016
Two Talking Eyes Media films, We Came & Stayed and Notes For My Homeland, have been selected for the 2016 Garden State Film Festival. The Festival will take place in Atlantic City, NJ from March 31st to April 3rd, 2016 and will feature a wide array of independent films from many different genres.
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka speaks to reporters in Newark, NJ. Photo ©Ashely Gilbertson/VII
We Came & Stayed is a film about the people who settled in the city of Newark and how their stories have shaped the development of that city. It is playing on Saturday, April 2nd at 12:30pm in the Resorts Ballroom on the 2nd floor of the Ocean Tower.
A screen-grab of composer Malek Jandali from the film ‘Notes For My Homeland.’
Notes For My Homeland is the story Syrian-Armenian composer Malek Jandali who blends traditional Arab melodies with Western music. It is playing on Sunday, April 3rd at 5:00pm in the Resorts Horizon on the 2nd floor of the Ocean Tower. Make sure to check out both of these films if you haven’t already!
Hope to see some of you in Atlantic City this coming spring! You can see a full schedule here.
Tags: Ed Kashi, Garden State Film Festival, Newest Americans, Notes for my Homeland, Talking Eyes Media, VII, We Came & Stayed
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