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Occupy U Special Film Presentation: Moolade

Sunday, December 2, 2012 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Occupy U Special Film Presentation: Moolade ­ Organizing Strategies for Ending Compulsory Female Genital Mutilation in a Senegalese Village

The movie “Moolade”, written and directed by Ousmane Sembene, will be shown at the December 2, 2012, session of the Occupy U. workshop, followed by a lively discussion of the tactics and strategies the Senegalese village women used to stop the practice of compulsory female genital mutilation. Free admission.

What: “Moolade” film for Occupy U. workshop

When: 5:00pm – 8:00pm on Sunday, December 2

Where: Modern Times Bookstore, 2919 24th St., San Francisco (24th St BART).

Cost: Free (support Modern Times by buying a book or becoming a member if you can)

Email: info@occupyu.org

Web: http://www.occupyu.org

Thanks to David Giesen of Occupy Bernal for providing film viewing equipment and to the worker-owned cooperative Modern Times Bookstore for the location.


Democratic movements in many countries have sought to “occupy” as a symbol and organizing tactic for political, social, economic, and ecological change. This workshop encourages participants to dialog and research strategies and tactics used by present-day and past movements for change to determine which are most effective. The workshop draws on contemporary and historical texts, with role plays and invited speakers. Participants co-create the schedule with the workshop facilitator by recommending topics for following sessions. The project is intended to foster knowledge acquisition, critical thinking, and dialog to foster change.

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Sunday, December 2, 2012
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm