October 21st Film: "Desert Flower"

The CAC & Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT Present:

“Desert Flower”



Date: October 21st, 2016

Time: 6:30pm

Location: Center for Arabic Culture

191 Highland Ave Suite 6B. Somerville, MA 02143

About the Film

“Desert Flower” is the autobiography of a Somalian nomad who was circumcised at 3, sold into marriage at 13, fled from Africa a while later to become finally an American supermodel and is now at the age of 38, the UN spokeswoman against female genital mutilation (FGM).

With Our Guest Speaker Professor Deina Abdulkader




Our films are free and open to the public. Each film will be followed by guided discussion. The Center for Arabic Culture is a non-profit organization dedicated to celebrating the Arabic Culture in all of its regional and historic varieties and links to other culture in an open, democratic, and humanistic way.




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