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ISP Films. The Short Films of Larissa Sansour

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
7:00-8:30 PM
555 Weiser Hall Map
Larissa Sansour is a Palestinian artist and filmmaker who uses experimental methods and sci-fi tropes to examine Palestinian identity and Middle East politics. By turns entertaining, thought provoking, and frightening, her films brilliantly explore one aspect of the Islamic Studies Program's theme, "Muslim Futures": the use of future tense speculation to understand the present. Join us to watch three of her shorts: "In The Future They Ate From the Finest Porcelain" (29 min., 2015), "A Space Exodus" (6 mins., 2008), and "Nation Estate" (10 mins., 2012).
Building: Weiser Hall
Event Type: Film Screening
Tags: Film, International, Iran, Middle East Studies
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Global Islamic Studies Center, International Institute, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies

The Global Islamic Studies Center organizes a number of public events each year such as lectures, conferences, and films, many in collaboration with other U-M units. Please use our searchable events calendar for information about upcoming programs sponsored by GISC and the Interdisciplinary Islamic Studies Seminar (IISS).