Revisiting Fanon: Lessons for Critical Race & Decolonial Struggles

Join us for a rare screening of ‘Concerning Violence’: a visual telling of the ideas in Franz Fanon’s book, ‘The Wretched of the Earth’, narrated by Lauryn Hill.

6pm Thursday 26 May –¬†Bankstown Arts Centre, 5 Olympic Parade Bankstown.

The screening of the documentary offers a critical introduction to Fanon’s work and will be followed by a facilitated discussion led by Professor Alana Lentin and Omar Bensaidi.

Known as the philosopher of the barricades, Fanon’s work has informed numerous anti-colonial struggles. Decades later, his work continues to present a durable intellectual framework for contemporary decolonial movements.

View trailer: Concerning Violence

A Fanon reader, outlines of the presentations and reflections from the audience to be posted here soon.

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