Penn State Berks will host a screening of the film The Muslims Are Coming! as part of the cultural events portion of the Penn State Berks Arts and Lecture series on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public.
The Muslims Are Coming! is a 2013 American 'docu-comedy' (documentary-comedy) film co-directed and co-starring Negin Farsad and Dean Obeidallah. It follows a team of Muslim-American comedians as they tour the American South and Southwest performing free standup shows, and engaging in community activities, with an aim to "reach out to Middle America" and counter Islamophobia. The film includes cameo appearances by celebrities such as Lewis Black, Janeane Garofalo, Rachel Maddow, Soledad O?Brien, Colin Quinn, and Jon Stewart, among others. This presentation will include a screening of the film, as well as commentary from one of the film?s co-stars.
For more information, contact the Office of Campus Life at 610-396-6076.