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Mimouna & Eid: Honoring Two Faiths

The University of Kentucky Program in Jewish Studies and the Program in Arabic and Islamic Studies

invite all to an exchange of faith, food, and culture! The programs will jointly screen the film Tinghir —Jerusalem (2013) and a free Middle Eastern meal will be provided for all attendees. The event will include academic discussions on how these faiths intersect and how the cultural experiences shared among them impact communities around the world.

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Event Poster

Dickey Hall 109 (Lounge)
Event Series:

A Screening of THE 24TH, and Interview with Director

Join us for a film screening of The 24th, a historical film written and directed by Kevin Willmott! This film screening will be held virtually followed by a brief Q&A discussion. For more insight on the film, check out this interview.

Read more on Kevin Willmott's extensive works HERE.

Watch The 24th movie trailer!

This event is sponsored by:

  • English Department MFA Visiting Writers Series
  • International Film Certificate Program
  • Gaines Center for Humanities
  • UK History Department
  • Commonwealth Institute for Black Studies
  • Rosenberg College of Law
  • Cooperative for the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • UK Veteran's Resource CEnter
  • William T. Young Library
  • UK Office of Institutional Diversity

To register, click HERE! Contact Pearl James for more information.


Law School and streaming simulcast
Event Series:

“The Lebanese Community of Mexico and the Development of Mexican Film"

Dr. Carlos Martínez Assad, Professor Emeritus, National Autonomous University of Mexico and 2013 Winner of Mexico’s National Prize for Arts and Sciences, is the author of numerous books and articles on Mexican history, politics, culture, and film, and two books and a novel on the Middle East. He has been a columnist for various Mexican newspapers, presently he is writing for El Universal.   
The documentary, La historia en la mirada (The Gaze of History) on the Mexican Revolution, for which he did the historical research and screenplay, won the Ariel (Mexican Oscar) for best documentary in 2010. At UK, he will be presenting his documentary on the Lebanese community in Mexico. (The Lebanese in Mexican film – with English subtitles.)  Discussion to follow.



Hardymon Theater @ the Marksbury Building
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