Wednesday, February 03, 2010

New Muslim Cool: NYU Screening/Discussion

Yet another angle on Puerto Rican / Latino experiences in hip hop! I was only able to catch part of the documentary when it aired on PBS, so I'm definitely looking forward to more at this event.

New Muslim Cool: Screening/Panel Discussion
Friday, February 5th, 4:00 pm- 7:00 pm, The King Juan Carlos Center Screening Room, 53 Washington Square South

New Muslim Cool follows the story of Hamza Perez, a Puerto-Rican American young Muslim hip-hop artist confronting the realities of the post-9/11 world. Followed by a panel discussion with the filmmaker, Hamza Pérez, Zaheer Ali (Columbia U), and artist Popmaster Fabel. Moderated by Imam Khalid Latif (NYU Islamic Center). This event is sponsored by: Center for Media, Culture and History, Center for Religion and Media, The Center for Multicultural Education and Programs, The Center for Spiritual Life, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, Kevorkian Center, NYU’s Islamic Center, Department of Social & Cultural Analysis/Program in Latino Studies.