Same Old Story: How Muslim Artists Are Challenging Harmful Narratives
After the National Day of Remembrance of the Quebec City Mosque Attack and Action on Islamophobia, it is important to keep the conversation going.
The National Film Board of Canada, the Canadian Race Relations Foundation, and Telefilm Canada collaborated to host a webinar entitled “Same Old Story: How Muslim Artists Are Challenging Harmful Narratives”, featuring several Muslim Canadian artists.
Join anti-racist leaders and Muslim artists from Quebec and across Canada for an in-depth discussion on why representing Canadian Muslims in the arts matters.
Moderated by Dalila Awada, weekly columnist at the Journal Métro, a Montreal daily newspaper. The panel will include:
• Zahra Moloo, journalist and documentary filmmaker;
• Samah Ali, distributor, VR curator, and film programmer;
• Zarqa Nawaz, producer for film (Me and the Mosque, 2005) and television (“Little Mosque on the Prairie”);
• Bachir Bensaddek, director and playwright. (Montréal la Blanche, 2016).
This webinar will be followed by a Q&A.
Simultaneous interpretation will be available in both official languages.