Calendar

Jan
21
Sun
Recital for Every Campus a Refuge @ Brendle Recital Hall
Jan 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Jan
25
Thu
Arabic Film Series: “Clash” @ Annenberg Forum - Carswell 111
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm

High-pitched drama set entirely inside a police truck, where a number of detainees from different political and social background are brought together by fate, during the riots between Egypt’s pro-military supporters and the Muslim Brotherhood that followed the ousting of former president Morsi from power.

Feb
20
Tue
Arabic Film Series: “1948: Creation & Catastrophe” @ ZS Reynolds Auditorium
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The year 1948 saw the establishment of the state of Israel, the culmination of generations of Jewish persecutions across Europe and Russia.  That same year proved catastrophic for the Palestinians, who were forced to leave their homes and never allowed to return.  The documentary includes interviews with experts and dozens of Israelis and Palestinians who experienced 1948 first hand.  Directors:  Andy Timlett and Ahlam Muhtaseb.  87 minutes

Apr
4
Wed
Arabic Film Series: :Dalya’s Other Country” @ ZS Reynolds Auditorium
Apr 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Dalya is a Syrian refugee living in America, trying to be a normal teenager.  Yet under the current political atmosphere, she must contend with daily reminders of her otherness, like being the only girl in school that wears a hijab.  Keeping her  Muslim father proud and integrating into American teen life with make-up, proms and boys is a hard line to walk.  This touching film explores a young life caught between highly politicized identities.