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“The Lobby” Screening in Seattle – August 14, 2015

Presenting the short film:

‘The Lobby!’

A story about friendship and cultural differences

Plot: A Minnesota man finds himself intrigued by a woman wearing a hijab who sits alone in the lobby of his building between certain hours of every night.

Screening: At the Rainier Valley Cultural Center Theater.
Address: 3515 S Alaska St, Seattle, WA 98118

Date: Friday August 14, 2015

Time: 8:00 PM. Tickets are available at the door for $15.00. Or donation is requested. Q&A with the filmmaker! All is welcome!

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Screening Flier in PDF format

The Lobby – Overview

John CU Drinking A man finds himself intrigued by a woman wearing a hijab who sits alone in the lobby of his building between certain hours of every night.  He decides to find out what she is trying to get away from. It’s the beginning of a love story about friendship and cultural differences.Yasmin Wide Lonely

Broken Dreams – Overview

BrokenDreams PosterBroken Dreams delves into questions about the disappearance of young Somali men from Minneapolis, Minnesota, home to the nation’s largest Somali immigrant population. Families and community members were shocked to learn that many of these bright young men had returned to Somalia to fight for Al-Shabab, the terrorist group linked to Al-Qaida. Questions abound about assimilation, allegiance, and identity. Premered 2011, It’s Fathia Absie’s first film.