13 2016

Screening-discussion of film, Tinghir - Jerusalem, Echoes from the Mellah

3:00PM - 4:30PM  

University of Ottawa Desmarais Building, room 1150
55 Laurier East
Ottawa, ON

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Filmmaker and historian Kamal Hachkar, a Berber Muslim born in Tinghir, Morocco and raised in France, goes in search of the lost community of Berber Jews in Morocco - and confronts fundamental questions of his own identity in the process.

Guest speaker: Professor Boussad Berrichi, Département de français, uOttawa.

Sponsor: Sephardi Association of Ottawa and the Vered Jewish Canadian Studies Program