Duets of Difference: What Matters to Us

University Settlement

184 Eldridge St
New York, NY 10012

Creative Traffic Flow, with the support from The Performance Project at University Settlement and Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, premieres DUETS OF DIFFERENCE: WHAT MATTERS TO US, a short film exploring the stories of immigrant community members of University Settlement’s Adult Literacy Program. 

It will be presented online for free on Facebook Live on Thursday, 18 February 2021 at 19:30 EST (https://www.facebook.com/events/770327290539036).

Especially in this time of heightened xenophobia and political intolerance, DUETS OF DIFFERENCE: WHAT MATTERS TO US addresses how people hailing from different cultures with different life experiences can find ways to connect. In the Adult Literacy program, which provides free English classes to immigrant populations, more than 10 different languages are spoken. WHAT MATTERS TO US explores the themes of family, relationships, and communicating as an English Language Learner.

DUETS OF DIFFERENCE: WHAT MATTERS TO US is made possible by the generous support of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. The Performance Project is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Directed by Creative Traffic Flow: Jeesun Choi, DawN Crandell, Kristin Rose Kelly; Film Editor and Cinematographer: Luke Ohlson; Choreographed and Performed by Michi Osato; Music Composer: Teresa Lotz; Featuring Students from The University Settlement Adult Literacy Program

Tune in to watch DUETS OF DIFFERENCE: WHAT MATTERS TO US here: https://www.facebook.com/events/770327290539036 

Follow The Performance Project @ University Settlement on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ThePerformanceProjectatUniversitySettlement

 

Thursday, 18 February, 2021

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