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JINN - film screening & Panel Discussion

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
6:00pm – 8:30pm

Storrs Campus
Gentry 131

AsACC's Salaam program hosts this 2018 film about Summer, a 17-year old carefree black girl, whose world is turned upside down when her mother, a popular meteorologist named Jade Jennings, abruptly converts to Islam and becomes a different person, prompting Summer to reevaluate her identity.

A Critics Consensus - A coming-of-age story distinguished by sensitivity and strong performances, Jinn heralds debuting writer-director Nijla Mu'min as a remarkable talent.

Film Screening will be followed by a panel discussion.

Contact:

asacc@uconn.edu

Asian American Cultural Center (primary), African American Cultural Center, Office for Diversity and Inclusion, UConn Master Calendar

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