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Windows & Mirrors: A Documentary Film Screening
January 21, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Join us on for a film-screening and community dialogue featuring Windows & Mirrors — a YouTube Creators for Change project by Hallease Narvaez.
Head-wraps, turbans, wigs, hats. Almost every place in the world has some sort of symbolism or historical attachment to headwear and you can learn a lot about a culture through it. In this video, Hallease explores the concept of headwear through a religious lens and speaks with a few individuals to talk about why they wear what they wear in hopes that these stories will provide windows into other people’s culture to build understanding.
This DreamWeek event will be on MLK Day.
Hallease is a video producer, editor and digital storyteller based in Texas. She developed a love of video early on in life, creating short skits with her first video camera and neighborhood friends. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Science in Radio-Television-Film. Always interested in documenting and reflecting on her life, she created her YouTube channel to catalog her life through short films, reviews, and occasional collaborations—all while exploring identities and cultures.