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LINGUISTICS -- Film Series: "Fordson: Faith, Fasting, Football"

Date Jan 30, 2013
Time 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm  
Location Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
Cost Free and open to the public.
Sponsor Dept. of Linguistics
Event type Film Screening
Views 490
"Fordson: Faith, Fasting, Football" (USA, 2011) is a documentary that follows a predominantly Arab-American high school football team from a working-class Detroit suburb as they practice for their big cross-town rivalry game during Ramadan, revealing a community holding onto its Islamic faith and the American Dream while struggling to gain acceptance in post 9/11 America. Directed by Rashid Ghazi. (Free pizza and baklava.)