An Evening With Traces of Home: A Documentary Film @ Camera Ambassador, Chicago [30 June]

An Evening With Traces of Home: A Documentary Film


90
30
June
18:00 - 21:00

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Camera Ambassador
2425 West 14th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60608
Become immersed in the lands of both Mexico and Palestine through a private gathering of fusion cuisine by Abeer Najjar, traditional performances by Mary Hazboun and Zacbe Pichardo, spoken word piece by Kevin Coval, and a special premiere screening of the trailer of a new documentary film, Traces of Home. All contributions will go towards production costs for the film in Palestine and Mexico.

Currently in pre-production, Traces of Home is a feature-length film documenting the harrowing pasts of director Colette Ghunim's Mexican mother and Palestinian father. Forced to flee decades ago due to both domestic and political violence, they will embark on a journey together to find their original houses in Mexico and Palestine, which they both never returned to since they escaped. With an uptick in vandalism, threats, and intimidation, the Latino and Arab communities are the current target of both racist and hateful acts. Traces of Home tells a story that focuses instead on a positive narrative of a biracial family that needs to be heard during such turbulent times. Fiscally sponsored by Kartemquin Films, Traces of Home will be released in early 2020.

Learn more and watch the trailer at tracesofhome.com

EVENING PROGRAM

6:00PM

Reception | Interactive Art Installation | Silent Auction

7:00PM

Private 4 Course Dinner presented by Chef Abeer Najjar

8:00PM

Performances by:

Kevin Coval
Mary Hazboun & Alex Farha
Zacbe Pichardo

Screening | Paddle Raise

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

No.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There will be complimentary valet parking on-site.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Email [email protected] or call 847-373-5534 with questions.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No — we will have a list of names at the door.

What is the dress code?

You can wear traditional Mexican or Palestinian dress, or dress semi-formal for the event.
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