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Arab Indianapolis Film Screening and Discussion (Fishers)

Indiana Humanities invites you to join a community screening and discussion of the film Arab Indianapolis: A Hidden History.

April 29
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
Hamilton East Public Library, Fishers Branch
5 Municipal Drive
Fishers, IN 46038 United States

Event Details

Arab Indianapolis: A Hidden History, an official selection of the 31st annual Heartland International Film Festival, features IUPUI professor and historian Dr. Edward E. Curtis IV as he explores stories of Arab Americans across Indianapolis through food, health, religion and more. Following the screening of the hour-long film, a community discussion will be facilitated by Hiba Alalami, Executive Director for the Indiana Muslim Advocacy Network and Arab American community leader

The mission of the Hamilton East Public Library is to be the community’s essential connector to information and ideas. This program strives to raise awareness of the contributions and influences of Arab American folks in the Indianapolis metropolitan area and to create a space for discussion and further learning, with a focus on forging connections among the diverse cultures and backgrounds of residents in our community. Fishers is also home to St. George’s Orthodox Christian Church and The Al Huda Foundation.