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Arab Indianapolis: A Hidden History-Screening & Post Show Discussion

February 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

- Free

Arab Indianapolis: A Hidden History – Documentary Screening & Post Show Discussion

Join author and IUPUI Professor, Edward E. Curtis IV, and other Arab Americans on their search for their roots in Indianapolis.  This documentary reveals a new chapter in the diverse history of central Indiana.  It explores the first Arabic-speaking neighborhood in Indianapolis, the service of Arab Americans in World War II, and the community’s impact across the city.

Plus a post-show discussion will be moderated by Hiba Alalami, the inaugural director of the Indiana Muslim Advocacy Network.

Light snacks and drinks will be available starting at 5:30 before the screening.

Screenings are supported by Indiana  Humanities.

Funding from IUPUI School of Liberal Arts.

Venue

Phoenix Theatre Cultural Centre
705 North Illinois Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204 United States
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Venue

Phoenix Theatre Cultural Centre
705 North Illinois Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204 United States
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View Venue Website
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