Afghanistan Series: Online Film Screening of 'Sonita' by Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami
Sonita the Film by Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami:
SONITA tells the inspiring story of Sonita Alizadeh, an 18-year-old Afghan refugee in Iran, who dreams of becoming a big-name rapper. This documentary is a two-time Sundance Film Festival award winner.
VIRTUAL | FREE | ON-DEMAND
Only 60 tickets are available. Tickets are available from now until sellout.
We are also honored to be hosting Sonita Alizadeh herself for an online Q&A and conversation coming up on January 18th at 3pm. Sonita will speak about her advocacy for women’s rights and ending child marriage. Find more info here: http://bit.ly/SonitaAndCara
This event is part of the three part Afghanistan Series hosted by the Global Islamic Studies Center this Fall semester. The Afghanistan Series is cosponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern & North African Studies, Arab and Muslim American Studies, American Culture, the Center for South Asian Studies, the Digital Islamic Studies Curriculum, the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, the Department Communication & Media, Women and Gender Studies, and Middle East Studies. This event was made possible thanks to Women Make Movies.
If there is anything we can do to make this event accessible to you, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be aware that advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the university to arrange.
|Building:||Off Campus Location|
|Cost:||FREE | ON-DEMAND. Only 60 tickets are available. Tickets are available from now until sellout. http://bit.ly/WatchSONITA PW: sonita56342|
|Event Type:||Film Screening|
|Tags:||Afghanistan, Film, Global Islamic Studies, Middle East Studies, Virtual|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Global Islamic Studies Center, Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Department of Middle East Studies, International Institute, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Women's and Gender Studies Department, Center for South Asian Studies, Communication and Media, Arab and Muslim American Studies (AMAS)|
Friday, December 17, 2021 12:00 AM-11:59 PM
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 12:00 AM-11:59 PM  (Last)
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).