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17th Annual Eqbal Amhad Lecture

Hampshire College presents the 17th annual Eqbal Ahmad Lecture featuring co-founders of the #BlackLivesMatter movement, Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza, and Opal Tometi.  The talk is free to the public and will be held Monday, March 30th at 4 PM in the Robert Crown Center at Hampshire College.  The lecture series commemorates the teaching, scholarship, and activism of the late Eqbal Amhad, whom was an honored Hampshire College professor.

Francisco Zamora

Francisco Zamora, an Amherst Media collaborator and Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Paris VIII, is offering a five-week workshop in Creative Documentary. The workshop examines the process involved in producing a creative documentary, from its beginning phases to final screening.

Amherst Media is pleased to be able to bring our viewers the 2015 Hampshire & Franklin Municipal Conference LIVE both online and on Channel 17 starting at 8:30 am tomorrow, March 21.

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On Saturday, March 28th, Makers at Amherst Media and the UMass Amherst chapter of IEEE are offering two concurrent workshops. The first is an Introduction to Electronic Art which is a hands-on workshop for youths of all ages focused on creative interactive drawings with simple elecronics.

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Directed and produced by Yuhong Li, Our Fathers’ Revolution explores the Cultural Revolution of China from a contemporary point of view and can be seen in the U.S. exclusively through Amherst Media. The documentary follows students from the City University of Hong Kong who go back to their hometowns in Mainland China to interview their families and others who experienced the Cultural Revolution first hand.