Meet Your Neighbors! Part II
Feb 23, 2017 - Oxford, MS - Bryant Hall
This event is free and open to the public.
Please Join Change Mississippi and the Muslim Student Association at Ole Miss in a discussion about Islam and what it's like to be Muslim to be followed by a film produced by Sara Taskler, a producer at the Today Show. The documentary is Tickling Giants, an important film that is very relevant to what's going on in the world today.
You can RSVP here to secure your seat: ticklinggiantsolemiss.eventbrite.com
7:30 - Reception
8:00 - Discussion panel hosted by the Muslim Student Association
8:50 - "Tickling Giants"
Location: Bryant Hall on the cirlce
Date: Feb 23, 2017
Watch the trailer: http://bit.ly/2hSoBHe
ABOUT THE FILM
In the midst of the Egyptian Arab Spring, Bassem Youssef creates the satirical show, "Al Bernameg," which quickly becomes the most viewed television program in the Middle East, with 30 million viewers per episode. But, in a country where free speech is not settled law, his show becomes as controversial as it is popular. Despite increasing danger, Bassem employs comedy, not violence, to comment on hypocrisy in media, politics, and religion. Tickling Giants follows the "Al Bernameg" team as they discover democracy is not easily won.
About the Discussion:
The Muslim Student Association is made up of Muslim members from around the world. The discussion panel is an example of how it would be impossible to put all Muslims in one category. Come with questions about Islam and be prepared to learn.
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