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Library Film Series - Spring Semester 2013

FREE and open to the public.

All films begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Library North Conference Room, W449

FREE parking is available in stadium lot 62E on Red Cedar Road after 6:00pm. The Main Library is wheelchair accessible via the south entrance. Persons with disabilities may request accommodations by calling Birdie Beckwith at 517.884.6454 one week before an event. Requests received after that time will be met when possible.



Thursday, February 28

Wham! Bam! Islam! (2011)

Presented by Salah D. Hassan, MSU Muslim Studies Program/Department of English
Co-sponsored by MSU Muslim Studies Program, MSU Comics Forum, and Michigan Humanities Council
Part of Muslim Journeys Bookshelf

Wham! Bam! Islam! tells the story of Naif Al-Mutawa and his venture to create the first team of superheroes from the Muslim world called THE 99. Following the tumultuous journey of THE 99 from concept to reality, from acclaim to censure, from the edge of bankruptcy to a multi-million dollar animation series, Al-Mutawa dodges cultural minefields and confronts the harsh realities of the global marketplace in pursuit of his vision to bring new heroes to children around the world.

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