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 Arab and Muslim

American Studies (AMAS)

Presents the Film Screening of -

"Muslimah's Guide to Marriage"

By: Professor Amina Bakeer Abdul-Jabbaar


Thursday, March 21, 2019

6:00-8:00 PM


Amphitheater  Rackham Graduate School (Horace H.)

6330 N. Quad
105 S. State St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1285


AMAS Film Screening:

"Muslimah's Guide to Marriage":

Directed by Aminah Bakeer | 2016


With Ebony Perry, Kimberly Bailey, Vertina Love


Join us at the Thursday, March 21, 2019, 6:00-8:00 PM at the AMAS Film Festival for a screening of this award-winning Romantic-Comedy about Muslimah Mohammad (Ebony Perry) , a twenty-something African-American orthodox Muslim Woman who lives in Inglewood, CA. Muslimah has only seven days and fourteen hours left in her Iddah (Muslim separation) before she will officially be divorced from her husband. Knowing that the divorce would upset her religious father (Glenn Plummer) and the local Muslim community, Muslimah works diligently to try to fix her broken marriage before it is too late.

Winner of the Audience Award at the Pan African Film Festival, this smart, witty romantic comedy offers something all too rare onscreen: a brash, irreverent look at black Muslim life. A Q&A with Writer and Director: Aminah Bakeer Abdul Jabbaar will follow the screening.


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