Tickling Giants | University of California, Riverside

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INTS 1128 (CHASS Interdisciplinary Screening Room)

900 University Ave

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Please join the Middle East and Islamic Program on Wednesday, May 31st at the University of California, Riverside at 2:15pm for a screening of the film Tickling Giants. The screening will be held in INTS 1128 (CHASS Interdisciplinary Screening Room).

The screening will be followed by a discussion led by Professor Sherine Hafez.

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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