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Community Films and Conversations

February 25, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Promotional graphic for Prince Among Slaves.

The screening of Prince Among Slaves will be followed by a talk and Q&A discussion with Plemon T. El-Amin, the Imam Emeritus of the Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam. Please plan to join us afterwards in the Museum café for a coffee reception.

This series brings our community together for conversation and greater understanding.

Feb. 25, 1 pm: Prince Among Slaves

1h/ Documentary/2007

Hosted by International Women for Peace and Understanding

This film tells the story of Abdulrahman Ibrahim Ibn Sori, a Muslim prince from West Africa who was enslaved for 40 years in Mississippi before he gained his freedom.

Promotional graphic for Prince Among Slaves.

March 4, 1 pm: Promises

1h 45min/ Documentary/ 2001

Hosted by Auburn’s Beth Shalom Synagogue

The documentary film follows several Jewish and Palestinian children whose relationship the filmmakers followed for three years to shine a different light on the Jewish-Palestinian conflict.

Two boys laughing in a film still from


February 25, 2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Scott Bishop, curator of academic and public programs


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