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Friday, February 9 • 10:30 - 11:30
How to write a sitcom about Muslims - very carefully!

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As debates rage about changing culture and religious accommodations in various communities, Zarqa Nawaz talks about what it was like creating the first comedy about a western based Muslim society in Canada and the challenges that ensued.

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Zarqa Nawaz

Little Mosque on the Prairie
Zarqa Nawaz has a B.Sc from the University of Toronto and after being rejected from medical school she went on to create several short comedy films that focused on Muslim issues in Canada. When the National Film Board of Canada approached her to do something more serious, she was... Read More →


Friday February 9, 2018 10:30 - 11:30 MST
Shaw CC: Hall C 9797 Jasper Ave
  Feature / Conférencier  General Interest / Intérêt Général
  • Chairperson Myra Rybotycki - Parkland #10
  • Room Details Lecture Max Capacity - 2100
  • Grade Focus General
  • Tags English