@AJEnglish is publicly engaging Americans through events. Showings of programs like Fault Lines are more common in DC, but are usually well-attended and give people a chance to meet staff and learn more about the channel — as well as learn more about the topics at hand.
EARTH-SHAKING FILM. For its first NYC screening, Al Jazeera English presents “Fault Lines:Crisis in the Horn of Africa,” documentary by Al Jazeera correspondent Sebastien Walker and producer Andrea Schmidt that explores the U.S. response to drought and hunger in Somalia, a country ravaged by two decades of conflict with disastrous consequences. Come for the screening of this thought-provoking film and stick around after for what is sure to be a lively post-screening Q&A with Walker and Schmidt. 7 p.m. Free. Santos Party House, 96 Lafayette St. (212) 584-5492. Issue Project Room, 232 3rd St. 718-330-0313.