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Birha and Taste of Cement

September 27 - October 25

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Join us for two free film screenings!

Birha (Absence), director Ekta Mittal of Behind the Tin Sheets Collective
Friday, September 27, 7-9 pm

Watch a trailer of the Birha (Absence) here.

To learn more about the film and director, read an interview with Ekta Mittal published in Film Comment by Naomi Keenan O’Shea on February 7, 2019.

Taste of Cement, director Ziad Kalthoum
Friday, October 25, 7-9 pm

Watch a trailer of Taste of Cement here.

Read here for a film review by Nadin Mai published in The Art(s) for Slow Cinema in April 2019.


Birha (Absence) and Taste of Cement are part of the public programs for They Built for Eternity exhibition at WAHC in partnership with SAVAC.

Reports from an Export Processing Zone performance by Bojana Videkanic will take place before the screenings on Sept 27 and Oct 25 starting at 4 pm.


For more information, contact:
Hitoko Okada, Interim Program Coordinator at hitoko@wahc-museum.ca or (905) 522-3003 ex. 29

The Workers Arts & Heritage Centre is a fully accessible building.

WAHC acknowledges the Canada Council for the Arts for its support of the Main Gallery exhibition program, as well as the Ontario Arts Council, the City of Hamilton and the Province of Ontario for its on-going support.

51 Stuart Street, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8L 1B5       905.522.3003       Public Hours: Wed to SAT > 10am—4pm