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IMPACT Festival 2012

An exciting and robust festival of theater, film, conversation, artists, poets, and activists

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When

Starts:
Aug 14, 2012 12:00 AM
Ends:
Aug 26, 2012 12:00 AM

Where

New York, NY

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For several weeks in July and August, Culture Project's main stage will be offered to artists, activists, musicians, directors, economists, provocateurs, filmmakers, patriots and visionaries. 

The Festival will consist of documentaries, satirical political comedy, music, theater and new art created by emerging and established artists along with provocative conversations focusing on subjects crucial to the decision making process and the preservation of our democracy and constitution.  

Weekly themes of IMPACT 2012:

Sat. July 14, 7pm & Sun. July 15, 5pm
Directors’ Weekend: IMPACT
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Week 1 (July 16-22)
“WE” THE PEOPLEImmigration, Education, & Incarceration
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Week 2 (July 23-29)
SINKING SHIP: Banks, Government, Housing Crisis & Occupy
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Week 3 (July 30 – Aug 5)
THE CORPORATE AGENDA: Healthcare, Energy, & Environment
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Week 4 (Aug 6-12)
THE BLIND EYE: Women & Veterans
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Week 5 (Aug 13-18)
DEMOCRACY MATTERS: Voter Suppression & Citizens United
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Week 6 (Aug. 19-26)
MANIFEST DESTINY: American Foreign Policy & the Media
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Ongoing features of IMPACT 2012 include:

Democracy Now! Café
Throughout the Festival, we will screen thematic interviews from the Democracy Now! film archives. This will take place in a pre-theater slot at 6pm. Refreshments will be available to help you beat the heat, while activating your political psyche.  

Artist Residencies
During their week-long residencies, IMPACT 2012 Resident Artists discuss, create, and rehearse new work surrounding the week’s topics. Each week will culminate in a free public presentation of the new works-in-progress. July 21 & 28, Aug. 4, 11, 18; 7:00pm.

Beth Achenback's "Life Signs"
View select photos from photographer Beth Achenback's "Life Signs" in the theater lobby.

LOCATION: 

Culture Project 

45 Bleecker St, New York

For more information: http://cultureproject.org/


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