- Thursday, November 21st, 5:00PM-9:00PM, Kimmel 802
Mohammed to Maya
Mohammed to Maya is a feature-length documentary that examines issues of transsexualism, religion, and traditionalism against the backdrop of a single personâs dramatic story. The film follows one year in the life of Maya Jafer (formerly Mohammed Jafer), a 42 year-old Muslim from Chennai, India, as she undergoes sexual reassignment surgery in Bangkok, Thailand. This is a collaboration with the NYU LGBTQ Student Center.
- Thursday, November 22nd, 6:30PM-9:00PM, Kimmel 802
Imported From China
Imported from China is a documentary film that follows students from China who are finding a place in a college setting and within the larger U.S. context and provides a look at Americans from a Chinese lens. The film also examines how relationships are nurtured and shaped across cultural boundaries within and beyond the crucible of college life. This is a collaboration with the Office of Global Services and the International Education Student Board.
- Thursday, March 6th, 6:00PM-8:00PM, Kimmel 905
Al Nisa: Black Muslim Women in Atlanta's Gay Mecca
This film focuses on the experience of women in Atlanta who identify as Muslim and Lesbian. They discuss coming out and feeling like the only one who held their two identities. The Director, Red Summer, will be here to discuss her experience and the inspiration behind the film.