The Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies supports events that increase awareness of the history and cultures of the Middle East and Muslim civilizations, and values diverse perspectives that promote dialogue and understanding. Events listed here originate from a variety of campus units and community organizations. The listing of an event does not constitute endorsement of or agreement with the views presented therein.
For information on how to advertise events on the Center’s listserv or calendar, please click here.
To browse upcoming events by location or category, please click here.
To view a complete archive of past events, please click here.
- This event has passed.
“Namour” Film Screening and Panel Discussion
March 23, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Please join us on March 23rd for a film screening and discussion of “Namour.” This screening is part of a debut screening event ahead the Netflix release. From Ava Durvernay’s ARRAY Films, A stylized homage to Los Angeles, NAMOUR explores the complexities of personal responsibility versus moral convictions. Featuring an international cast, the movie stars Karim Saleh (IRON MAN 2, KINGDOM OF HEAVEN), Waleed Zuaiter (20th CENTURY WOMAN, LONDON HAS FALLEN, OMAR) and new comer, Wedad Abdou. Chronicling the unraveling of Steven Bassem (Saleh), a valet driver for a trendy Los Angeles restaurant caught between his dead-end job and the demands of his Arab-American immigrant family.
The panel discussion following the screening will feature Dr. Akram Khater, Dr. Juliane Hammer, and Dr. Nadia Yaqub. Please find more information and RSVP here.
Sonja Haynes Stone Center
UNC Chapel Hill