NJWC Film Viewing: He Named Me Malala
Free Admission - Thursday Evenings at the Newark Museum
Thursday, March 31, 2016, Film Starts 7PM
NJWC March 31 Newark Museum Film Viewing "He Named Me Malala"
As part of the Thursday Evenings at the Newark Museum FREE ADMISSION program and to celebrate Women's History Month, please join NJ Wellesley friends and alumnae to watch the film "He Named Me Malala" starting at 7PM. Please free to come earlier at 6PM for other Museum programs listed here. We will all meet up after the movie and head out for socializing at local pub Kilkenny Alehouse, 27 Central Avenue, Newark, NJ 07102. The Newark Museum has on-site parking for a fee. There is usually free parking on the street after 6 PM around the Museum. The Newark Museum address is 49 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102. Please contact Helen Demir at Helen_Demir@yahoo.com for more information or if you have any questions.
March 31 Events at Newark Museum
6:00 - 6:45 PM Personal Reflections on Wondrous Worlds, Zain Abdullah, Ph.D
Associate Professor of Religion at Temple University, Professor Zin Abdullah's research focuses on the interplay of race, religion and ethnicity. he is the curator of the museum's current series of films on Islamic culture.
7:00 PM Film: He Named Me Malala
“I dare anyone to watch ‘Malala’ and not come away inspired!”-Gayle King, O, The Oprah Magazine
After the Taliban tries to kill her for speaking out on behalf of girls’ education, Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai emerges as a leading advocate for children’s rights and the youngest –ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. This is an intimate portrait of Malala and her family’s fight for the power of education and its ability to transform a young person’s life. Be moved by her stirring United Nations speech! 2015, 88 minutes.
Thursday Evenings at the Newark MuseumMarch 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31, 6 – 9:30 pm
Join us Thursday evenings in March for gallery talks in the exhibition, Wondrous Worlds: Art & Islam through Time and Place, and a five-part film series. The evenings are designed to encourage conversations that deepen our understanding of the ways that Islamic faith and culture have impacted everyday life of Muslims across the world and throughout the ages.
Personal Reflections on Wondrous Worlds: Art & Islam Through Time and Place
Invited guests, including community leaders, religious leaders, scholars and students select objects in the exhibition and share personal insights and commentary with Museum visitors
Film Series: Images and Realities of Islamic Culture
Curated and hosted by Zain Abdullah, Associate Professor of Religion at Temple University, the series offers a range of contemporary perspectives on Islamic culture that touches on issues such as personal freedom, racism, poverty, social justice and gender equality. Q&A sessions following each screening will encourage audience members to share their responses and thoughts.
Attended on-site parking, provided by Central Parking, an independent operator, is available (for a nominal fee) in the Museum parking lot, with entrances located at Washington St. and Central Ave.
NOTE: Visitors may be required to leave their car keys with the Parking Attendants.