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Nomadic Cinema: Palestinian Wildlife Project & 47SOUL

September 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

| $25 - $80
NOMADIC CINEMAPalestinian Wildlife Project  47SOUL

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MATATU Festival of Stories 2019 opens its seventh year with a seasonal dinner prepared by (James Beard semifinalist) Chef Reem Assil, a musical performance by Naima Shalhoub ft. Tarik Kazelah, filmmaker Rania Lee Khalil’s cinematic performance of The Third World Ecology Trilogy (Palestinian Wildlife Project; The Pan African Asian Women’s Organization, Cairo to Conakry, 1960- 1965; Sania) and an Electro Arabic Dabke performance by 47SOUL.

$35 Early Bird

$45 General Admission

$90 Dinner w/ Chef Reem Khalil

The complete performance experience is included with each ticket, while the dinner package is limited.

REEM ASSIL founded Reem’s with a passion for the flavors of Arab street-corner bakeries and the vibrant communities where they’re located. Growing up in a Palestinian-Syrian household, Reem was surrounded by the aromas and tastes of food from the homeland and the connections they evoked of her heritage, family, and community.

Before dedicating herself to a culinary career, Reem worked for a decade as a community and labor organizer, and brings the warmth of community to all her events. She is a graduate of the the competitive food business incubator program, La Cocina. and business accelerator program ICA: Fund Good Jobs. Reem was a 2018 James Beard Semi-Finalist for Best Chef West, San Francisco Magazine’s 2018 Chef of the Year and San Francisco Chronicle’s 2017 Rising Star Chef.


September 22, 2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$25 - $80
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