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13th annual Arab Film Fest @ AANM

The Arab American National Museum (AANM) cordially invites you to the 13th annual Arab Film Festival (AFF), which takes place June 1st through June 10th. AFF strives to bring the best of the best films from around the Arab World and Arab American community to the doorstep of metro Detroit, with many films having their ...

​NO TWO PRAYER NICHES ARE ALIKE

Arab Muslim women from Minnesota are portrayed in an exhibition inspired by Islamic art Dearborn, Mich. (May 16, 2018) - Within an approximately 8’x10’ prayer niche lies a directional compass guiding spoken prayers for any Muslim who retreats into it. In Arabic, this personal niche is called a mihrab, and like mosque architecture, no two ...

Reoun recites “Mother” and “Company Car” in Dearborn Open Mic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rOB73hvjac   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kbHvjJuTbs8

2018 ARAB FILM FESTIVAL BRINGS U.S., MICHIGAN PREMIERES OF ARAB WORLD FILMS

Director talkbacks, workshops and special events amplify marginalized voices Dearborn, Mich. (May 7, 2018) – The Arab Film Festival (AFF) returns to Cinetopia Film Festival May 31 through June 10 with an expanded short films program, director talkbacks, special events and a robust lineup of award-winning feature films from the Arab World. Films will screen ...

Kamal Alabdaly Recites a Short Story in Dearborn Open Mic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wd6_BXQ1z-E   Books by Kamal Alabdaly:

Dearborn Open Mic – Dr. Sally Howell: A History of the Arabs in Dearborn

Title of Lecture From Laborers to Culture Makers: A History of the Arabs in Dearborn Sally Howell (Ph.D.) Associate Professor of History; Director, Center for Arab American Studies at the University of Michigan-Dearborn Sally Howell is director of the Center for Arab American Studies and associate professor of history at UM-Dearborn. She received her Ph.D. from the ...