Tarek Akhtar

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The battle for information

Every day, we are flooded with messages from a variety of media sources. How we process these messages counts in how we make decisions, form opinions and essentially live our lives.
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Through the eyes of the people

Cinema Politica’s Oct. 4 screening, The Suffering Grasses, is an educative and insightful film that reveals the social and political circumstances that Syrian civilians face on a day-to-day basis.
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Freedom to squat

Cinema Politica’s first feature film of the semester, Squat: The City Belongs to Us, is about a Barcelona-based activist group, Miles de Viviendas (Thousands of Homes), who occupy evicted and boarded up buildings and then turn them into inspired homes.