Join me this Monday at the Milwaukee Film Festival. I will be discussing my new film American Arab on a panel with writer Dr. Louise Cainkar. I will also be speaking at Marquette University and The University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.
American Arab Preview
Monday, Sept 26 | 7:00 pm | Kenilworth Square East (map) | Room 508
Speakers: Usama Alshaibi, Dr. Louise Cainkar and Affnan Mohammed
Award-winning filmmaker Usama Alshaibi (Nice Bombs) shares a sneak preview of his in-progress documentary, American Arab, and engages the audience in conversations about the contemporary relevance of the work and its changing themes. Joining Alshaibi on the panel is Arab-American studies expert Dr. Louise Cainkar (Marquette University). Alshaibi began American Arab as Kartemquin Films’ 2009 Diversity Fellow, a program supported by The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and the Ford Foundation.