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Friday, February 28 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
In Plain Sight: Building a Message SPOTS OPEN

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A multi disciplinary team of creatives- Cassils, rafa esparza, Cristy Michel, PJ Raval, Set Hernandez Rongkilyo, Lina Sravastava, Rebecca Lichtenfeld, Farihah Zaman, and Matthew Dunnerstick- will present In Plain Sight. A large scale multifaceted performance that addresses the current migrant detention crisis, the work brings together visual artists, writers, filmmakers, activists and organizers to collaborate on a film, an organizing movement, and a day of action. They have enlisted 80 artists from around the USA and beyond to bring visibility to 80 different detention centers across the country through a monumental nation-wide media campaign with the capacity of reaching millions. At this session FFC delegates will get to learn about the team's strategies and goals as well as contribute initial ideas that will help highlight the proximity of the general American public to the hundreds of migrant internment camps in each state, hiding in plain sight.

Session Leaders & Participants
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CASSILS is a visual artist working in live performance, film, sound, sculpture and photography. Cassils hasachieved international recognition for a rigorous engagement with the body as a form of social sculpture.Drawing on conceptualism, feminism, body art, gay male aesthetics; Cassils... Read More →
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Cristy Michel

Cristy Michel is an independent producer committed to uncompromising visions thatchallenge conventional paradigms. Michel has produced films and live art works internationally.Michel has produced internally acclaimed performances including, Becoming an Image,Inextinguishable Fire... Read More →
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Farihah Zaman

Farihah Zaman is a Brooklyn-based filmmaker, critic, and programmer. She works as production manager for Field of Vision. Her diverse background in the film industry includes working as the Acquisitions Manager at indie distribution company Magnolia Pictures, and serving as the the... Read More →
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Matthew Dunnerstick

Strong backbone, pretty face, catchy hooks. Digital marketing for those who just need it done perfect.Websites, apps, animations, eCommerce, SEO, banner ads, social media & all the rest of your full stack digital needs. Stick Creations, LLC is a media and production agency based in... Read More →
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PJ Raval

PJ is an award‐winning queer, filipinx filmmaker who resides in the red state of Texas. Born to immigrant parents and having grown up in a small, white, conservative town in California’s central valley, PJ's outsider experience has greatly shaped his filmmaking practice. PJ’s... Read More →
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Rafa Esparza

rafa esparza (b. 1981, Los Angeles; lives and works in Los Angeles) is a multidisciplinary artistwhose work reveals his interests in history, personal narratives, and kinship, his ownrelationship to colonization and the disrupted genealogies that it produces. Using liveperformance... Read More →
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Rebecca Lichtenfeld

Rebecca Lichtenfeld is a human rights advocate, producer and Director of Social Impact Media for the Bertha Foundation. Bertha Foundation supports forms of activism that aim to bring about change and champions those using media, law and enterprise as tools to achieve their vision... Read More →
avatar for Set Hernandez Rongkilyo

Set Hernandez Rongkilyo

Set Hernandez Rongkilyo is an undocumented immigrant filmmaker andcommunity organizer whose roots come from Bicol, Philippines. Set produces impactcoordination campaigns, videos and short documents that advance grass root messaging formigrant justice campaigns.

Friday February 28, 2020 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Warehouse, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA 100 N Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA

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