Marjoun & the Flying Headscarf a film by Susan Youssef presented
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. --- No Reserved Seating Print your receipt They are required for admission. Marjoun: When her father is detained on terrorist charges, Marjoun is forced to live with handsome 20-something Sami and seek means to save her father. Every generation experiences a "Coming of Age". Marjoun confronts her identity as a Muslim (what the world defines her as), her own relationship with God and comes to realize her own identity. Director's statement. "I am devoted to telling her story in a way recognizable in the memory of James Dean. I create a new, more current signifier for America youth in the Arab-America female, thereby encouraging cross-cultural understanding. Susan Youssef is currently a Directing Fellow in Fox Studios' Global Directors Initiative. Marjoun Website: https://www.facebook.com/marjounandtheflyingheadscarf/ This event is made possible by the following sponsors: Office of University Advancement Office of Student and External Affairs Office of Provost and V.P.
for Academic Affairs Planning Committee: Dr. Steve Adkison, Dr. Angela Boswell, Dr. Jennifer Boyett, Lacy Wolfe, Dr. Veronikha Salizar, Dr. Aneeq Ahmad, Dr. Paul Glover, Dr. Haroon Khan, Dr. Malcolm L. Rigsby .