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Homegrown: Future Visions is a regional short film initiative with its first series “Future Visions” centering on filmmakers of color from the American Midwest and on narratives that illuminate the living histories, cultures, and future visions of the region.

The series includes the Silsilad by New Albany, Ohio and Minneapolis filmmaker Tariq Tarey.

Silsilad (Sequence) is the story of three Somali-American artists, founders of the Soomaal House of Art, a Minneapolis-based artists collective, and the challenges they face in running a community-based gallery for BIPOC artists and communities.

Silsilad Live Screening

See a live screening of Silsilad with Tariq Tarey at the Columbus Museum of Art on Tuesday, September 19, 2023 from 5-7pm.

Please join us for a reception of small appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages, a screening of Homegrown: Future Visions, followed by a post-screening panel discussion with Tariq Tarey and special guests.

The event starts at 5pm for a reception from 5-5:45pm followed by a screening at 5:45p and a panel discussion from 6-6:45pm.

Please note that this event will take place when the Columbus Museum of Art is closed at 5pm.

Register to attend

About Homegrown

Homegrown: Future Visions is presented by Firelight Media, PBS Digital Studios and Center for Asian American Media.

Watch all the Homegrown documentaries below. New films will be released weekly through August 10, 2023