MC June, a Quebecois artist, writes and performs slam poetry. He has published poetry and performed during national events and he also has a great deal pedagogical experience. In 2012 alone he gave more than 500 workshops to a variety of audiences. During these workshops he shared his art and helped students write their own poetry, as you can see in one of the videos below.
Thanks to the Foresman Fund, the Department of Modern Languages will c0-host a screening of “The Wanted 18,” during the Human Rights Film Festival. The screening will be followed by a Q & A with director Amar Shomali.
Here is a link to the Movie trailer: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3946020/ and an interview with the director: http://www.jadaliyya.com/pages/index/21941/pixelated-intifada_an-interview-with-palestinian-fn