A Sinner in Mecca--LGBTQ film series
Sever Hall, 206
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 4 – 6 p.m.
Film screening followed by discussion with the filmmaker…
For a gay filmmaker, filming in Saudi Arabia presents two serious challenges: filming is forbidden in the country and homosexuality is punishable by death. For filmmaker Parvez Sharma, however, these were risks he had to assume as he embarked on his Hajj pilgrimage.
Gazette Classification: Film
Organization/Sponsor: Office of the Assistant to the President for Institutional Diversity and Equity, and FAS Diversity Relations and Communications
Speaker(s): Parvez Sharma, filmmaker
Cost: Free and open to the public
Contact Info: [email protected]