Past Event

My Name is Inanna

Film (runtime: 1 hour) by Ezzat Goushegir about a modern Middle Eastern woman who flees her country in search of identity, justice and freedom. After receiving political asylum in the U.S., she faces new forms of sexism, racism and false-democratic slogans. After September 11, she is arrested for her opposition to war in the Middle Eastern region. Handcuffed alone in a holding area, she speaks for 55 minutes, reliving her experiences of politics and incarceration in her native country, as well as those of her newly adopted country.

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