Movies @ Moffitt: American Arab

The Movies @ Moffitt series features films selected by students for students, on the first Wednesday of each month. This month’s selection, American Arab, will play on Wednesday, September 2nd.

Plot Summary: Iraqi-American filmmaker Usama Alshaibi shares his own story of experiencing racism in post-9/11 America. Showcasing the diversity of Arabs living in the United States, American Arab sparks a frank conversation about identity and perception, and argues for giving people “the space to be complicated.” (Dir. Usama Alshaibi, 2013, 60 mins., English)

When: September 2nd. Doors open at 6:30pm, and the film starts at 7:00pm.

Where: 150D Moffitt Library

A UCB student ID is required for entry, and the event is free.

Post contributed by Tim Dilworth, First Year Coordinator, The Library