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MMWC Virtual Film Series | FORDSON

April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

You are invited to join the Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition for a viewing  of FORDSON

This award-winning documentary follows a predominately Arab-American high school football team from a working-class Detroit suburb as they practice for the big game during the last ten days of Ramadan, revealing a community holding onto its Islamic faith while they struggle for acceptance in post 9/11 America.

FORDSON won the Grand Jury Award for Best U.S. Documentary at the 2011 Traverse City Film Festival, with founder and filmmaker Michael Moore commenting, “It’s one of the best documentaries I’ve seen this year…I want everybody in the country to see this film. You told an American story with the American game.” It also won Best Documentary at the 2011 Manhattan Film Festival, the Special Grand Jury Award at the 2011 Slamdance Film Festival, Special Jury Prize at the DEADCenter Film Festival, the Audience and Founders Award at the 2011 Politics on Film Festival, the Best Documentary Award at the Detroit-Windsor Film Festival and was named Champion of the World Cup Film Awards.

  • To register, please click here. After registering, you will receive an email confirmation that will give you an access to watch the film on the MMWC Eventive page

 

Details

Date:
April 10
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Website:
https://watch.eventive.org/mmfilmfest/play/606c7b61b0d9a500449e909e

Organizer

Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition
Email:
staff@mmwconline.org

Venue

Virtual