SAVAC Presents: Monitor 9

Thursday, November 28, 2013


Please join us at Modern Fuel on Thursday, Nov. 28th at 7pm for this special screening.
Admission: Pay What You Can (suggested donation $5).

SAVAC (South Asian Visual Arts Centre) presents MONITOR 9: New South Asian Short Film & Video
Programmed by Nahed Mansour

Featuring works by Jude Anogwih (Nigeria), Kuljit Choohan (UK), soJin Chun (Canada), Ashim Haldar Sagor (Bangladesh), Taiki Sakpisit (Thailand), Smirit Mehra & Matt Lee (India), Nguyen Tan Hoang (USA), Elisha Lim (Canada), Shreyasi Kar (India), Ahmed Faisal Naveed (Pakistan) and Pavitra Wickramasinghe (Canada).

Monitor 9: New South Asian Short Film & Video is an annual short film and video screening program that showcases new and innovative work by artists from Canada and internationally. Monitor 9 is a unique platform for independent work that brings together poignant films and videos that explore bodies in flow. Programmer Nahed Mansour, employs the notion of global flows, through which the artists negotiate various mediascapes, technoscapes, financescapes, ethnoscapes and ideoscapes in their work.

Monitor 9: New South Asian Film & Video is programmed by Toronto based artist Nahed Mansour. Having completed an MFA at Concordia University, Mansour is currently the Director of the Mayworks Festival in Toronto. 

Monitor 9 jury members include Renata Mohammed, Rehab Nazzal & Alexis Mitchell

Q & A Session with Programmer, Nahed Mansour to follow.

***NOTE: on Wednesday, Nov. 27th at 2:30pm, Nahed Mansour will be a guest in the Cultural Studies Dept. at Queens University. 

Cultural Studies Speaks
Sir John A. McDonald Hall, Room 2
Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 2:30 PM