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The Muslims Are Coming!: Fellows Friday with Negin Farsad

The Muslims Are Coming!: Fellows Friday with Negin Farsad

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Ever bowled with a Muslim? Why not? Negin Farsad wants to know. The comedian and filmmaker’s new documentary The Muslims Are Coming! follows a group of Muslim-American comedians as they travel through Middle America setting up street actions — Hug a Muslim, Bowl with a Muslim, Ask a Muslim — skewering stereotypes and turning Islamophobia []

Living in the dead zone of Chernobyl: Holly Morris at TEDGlobal 2013

Living in the dead zone of Chernobyl: Holly Morris at TEDGlobal 2013

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Holly Morris tells the stories of women through documentary, television, print and the web. One story she certainly didn’t expect stemmed from a reporting trip to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the explosion of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. She just wanted to get out of the contaminated zone as quickly as possible … and then she []

Living with uncertainty: Fellows Friday with Anita Doron

Living with uncertainty: Fellows Friday with Anita Doron

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Anita Doron’s first feature film, The Lesser Blessed, is a love story that takes place in a remote community in the Northwest Territories. This moving film is being released theatrically in Canada today, and will arrive in the U.S. on June 13th. As it opens, we asked Doron to tell us about the film, her path from poet []