The Department of Communication and Media offers many kinds of events, most free and open to the public. We organize and sponsor numerous lectures, workshops and conferences over the course of the academic year. Our programming covers a wide range of topics and features presenters from diverse disciplines and is designed to foster an understanding of the mass media and emerging media.
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)|