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An Act of Worship

Sunday, Oct 30, 2022 at 7:00 pm

Location la: Bartos Screening Room

Featuring director Nausheen Dadabhoy in person!

Dir. Nausheen Dadabhoy, 2022, 82 mins, DCP. In An Act of Worship, director Nausheen Dadabhoy holds a mirror to her experience as a Muslim American coming of age at the turn of the 21st century, and weaves her myriad reflections into a vibrant portrait of lives profoundly shaped by violent policy and perception in an increasingly Islamophobic dominant culture. The unfolding stories of Aber, Khadega, and Ameena are reinforced by people around the country who lent their voices, personal anecdotes, and home videos to broaden the film’s lens and provide a counterpoint to the narratives presented by news media and Hollywood alike. This ambitious, kaleidoscopic, and humanist film is a rich tapestry that defies reductive notions of the Muslim community by honoring its remarkable diversity.

Tickets: $15 / $11 senior and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / discounted for MoMI members ($7–$11). Order tickets. Please pick up tickets at the Museum’s admissions desk upon arrival. All seating is general admission. Review safety protocols before your visit.