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What Do the Women Say? Fighters for Freedom

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What Do the Women Say? Fighters for Freedom

Wednesday, March 8, 2023 (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM) (PST)


Our annual celebration of International Women’s Day WHAT DO THE WOMEN SAY? 2023: Fighters for Freedom Presented in a hybrid format with artists appearing in-person and virtually. Audiences may join in-person or online. Spotlighting the work of extraordinary Middle Eastern women artists who are fighting against injustice through their art.  Marjan Vahdat, Persian vocalist; Lujain Jo, Iraqi-born, Beirut-based filmmaker, activist, performance artist; Andrea Assaf, writer, performer, director, with Lubana Al-Quntar, Syrian coloratura soprano, from Art2Action; Mahjabin Khanzada, emerging Afghan performer, directed by Polina Smith from Crescent Moon Theater Productions, accompanied by Layle Omeran, Yemeni Oud musician & singer; Her Story Is, a collective led by independent women writers and artists from the United States and Iraq, including Hanna Mohammed, Jennifer Jean, Thawra Yaqoub, Letta Neely and Elham Nasser Al-Zabaidy. Following the presentations, Executive Artistic Director Sahar Assaf will facilitate an engaging conversation between participating artists and audience. The full program is 120 minutes without intermission. March 8, 2023, 7:00 PM, Pacific Time | Brava Theater Center (2781 24th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110) and online Tickets ($20-$100) are available at No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

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$20 - 100

No one turned away for lack of funds

Brava Theater Center
2781 24th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
Event Contact
Sheila Devitt
Wednesday, March 8, 2023 (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM) (PST)
2 hours
San Francisco
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