Noor Cultural Centre

(Rescheduled) Screening & Discussion | ‘Among the Believers’

May 1st 2018

This event – previously cancelled due to bad weather – has been rescheduled.  

Screening & Discussion | ‘Among the Believers’

Among the Believers premiered at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival.  It features the renowned nuclear physicist & human rights activist, Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy; and the fundamentalist cleric, Abdul Aziz of Islamabad’s Lal Masjid.

The documentary screening will be followed by a discussion exploring the issues raised in a critical context.  Led by Arsalan Samdani.

Arsalan Samdani is a community organizer working for progressive social change in Pakistan, and within Pakistani communities in Toronto.  In the past, he has been involved with the Campaign Against Drones in Pakistan (CADiP), Thorncliffe Reach Out Teach (TRT), and Pakistan Development Fund (PDF).  One of his current projects is Jamhoor – an online media platform promoting creative critical analysis on politics and society in South Asia.

Date: Sunday April 29, 2018
Time: 2-5 pm
Location: Lower Social Room, Noor Cultural Centre
Admission: $5

Thank you to the Committee of Progressive Pakistani Canadians for providing us access to the film.