Tickling Giants | Loyola University Chicago

Addresse1032 W Sheridan Rd
CityChicago
AtLoyola University Chicago
CountyCook (IL1679)
Date10/30/2017
Hours19:00
CategoriaEvents
1032 W Sheridan Rd
Chicago
Loyola University Chicago
Cook (IL1679)
Tel 2017-10-30
Categoria Events
Tickling Giants | Loyola University Chicago

Please join Loyola University Chicago Amnesty International on Monday, October 30th, 2017 at Loyola University Chicago, in Damen Student Center Cinema at 7:00pm for a special screening of Tickling Giants. This screening is free and open to the public. RSVP here to save your seat: https://ticklinggiants-loyola.eventbrite.com Watch the trailer: http://bit.ly/2hSoBHe About the film: In the midst of the Egyptian Arab Spring, Bassem Youssef creates the satirical show, "Al Bernameg," which quickly becomes the most viewed television program in the Middle East, with 30 million viewers per episode. But, in a country where free speech is not settled law, his show becomes as controversial as it is popular. Despite increasing danger, Bassem employs comedy, not violence, to comment on hypocrisy in media, politics, and religion.



Tickling Giants follows the "Al Bernameg" team as they discover democracy is not easily won.

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