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Mara Ahmed Film: The Muslims I Know
April 19, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Oakland Asian Cultural Center will rescreen filmmaker, writer, artist and social activist Mara Ahmed’s films
The Muslims I Know
A documentary written and produced by Mara Ahmed
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Film Starts: 7:30pm
Doors Open: 7:15pm / Event: 7:30pm – 9:30pm
The events of 9/11 have created much interest in Islam and Muslims. Mainstream media have responded to this demand for information with generalizations and stereotypes. America’s community of Muslims longs to be a part of the discourse. THE MUSLIMS I KNOW is a documentary that gives them a chance to be heard and understood through dialogue with non-Muslim Americans.
—– The Muslims I Know (2008) 58 minutes
Free and Open to the Public
Both film screenings will be followed by Q & A with Mara Ahmed via Skype
Currently on Exhibition:
A Graphic Collage Exhibition by Mara Ahmed
FEBRUARY 7 – APRIL 26, 2018