Join author and IUPUI Professor Edward E. Curtis IV and other Arab Americans on their search for their roots in Indianapolis.
The documentary reveals a new chapter in the diverse history of central Indiana. It explores the first Arabic-speaking neighborhood in Indianapolis, the founding of St. George Church in the 1920s, the establishment of a prominent Arab American business on Monument circle, the service of Arab Americans in World War II, the election of Arab Americans to political offices in the Indiana Capitol, the contributions of Arab Americans to medicine since the 1920s, and the influence of Arab American food on menus across the city.
This film is underwritten by the Arab Indianapolis Foundation Inc., and the Indiana Humanities in cooperation with the National Endowment for the Humanities and produced by Fisher Productions in association with Indiana University.
June 16, 2022
9:00PM | WFYI 1 (20.1)
June 17, 2022
1:00AM | WFYI 1 (20.1)