OCTOBER MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR
SLAIN SYRIAN STUDENT BASSEL SHAHADE
Malek Jandali and Mohamed Alsiadi will play in Syracuse on October 10 to
honor Bassel Shehade
The Syracuse International Film Festival 2012
welcomes Syrian composer/pianist/activist Malek Jandali
(www.malekjandali.com) and musician Mohamed Alsiadi to
In May 2012,
The Syracuse International Film Festival
announced it would dedicate the 2012 Syracuse International Film
Festival to Bassel and Peace and Social Justice. The Film Festival
then established a Festival award in his name. Bassel had been a
student of Owen Shapiro (Festival Artistic Director) in the CVPA Film Program at
Concert proceeds will be used for a Festival Award to a filmmaker whose work focuses on social justice.
Details for October 10, 2012 – all events are
on the campus of Syracuse University
10:00am - Memorial Service in memory of Bassel will be held at Hendrick's Chapel
2:00pm – Symposium on Bassel and Syria, Public Affairs Room, Maxwell School, with panelists, James Steinberg, Dean Maxwell School, journalist Rami Khouri, Malek Jandali, and Mohamed Alsiadi. Symposium to include the screening of several of Bassel's short films.
7:00pm – Malek Jandali and Mohamed Alsiadi in concert at Setnor Auditorium. Concert to include the screening of several of Bassel's short films. Concert Ticket donations are requested and range from $12 for students to $100 for sponsors of the event.
Tickets will be available and donations accepted at the door. Tickets can also be reserved by calling the Syracuse International Film Festival office at 315-443-8826.
FILM BY BASSEL SHAHADE
Saturday morning gift A Short Film by Bassel Shahade HD