**Award of Awesomeness Nominee!** We Can Change the Past: Unearthing the History of Arab Indianapolis
November 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Watch a debut performance of the film, “When We Were Syrian: Early Lebanese in Indianapolis,” and learn more about the forgotten past of Arab Indianapolis.
“When We Were Syrian” is a deeply moving autobiographical short film that reveals a past overlooked in the dominant narrative of white, Protestant, Anglo-Saxon Indianapolis. The stories of these Arab ancestors and their contributions is a mirror through which we can recognize the truth: that we were (and are) a city of many peoples. That truth will lead us toward a deeper love of this place, the city we all share.
A partnership between Arab Indianapolis, Chitwood Media, and Central Library.
Questions? Contact 317-278-1683 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This event is currently scheduled to occur in-person. Register by Nov. 8 and note this event will adhere to prevailing local guidance on COVID-19. Thoroughly read confirmation details sent by the host.
Image Courtesy of Chitwood Media
This event is part of the Spirit & Place Festival. Click here to discover more festival events!
Spirit & Place is a self-funded community initiative housed in the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI.