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Family Movie & Discussion Night (Enjoy Your Meal !)

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Date(s) - 08/17/2018
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Sabeel Center (Auditorium – First Floor)

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DES PLAINES, IL

Sabeel Center is proud to present its Family Movie & Discussion Night series.

One of the Center’s strategic objective is to bring the community together. To that end, we encourage our audiences to join us every 3rd Friday of a month with members of their families for a lively and meaningful discussion across generations. The maximum number of registrants is deliberately kept at 30 to facilitate such an interaction.

Discussion materials will be emailed to registered attendees to enhance their viewing experience at the event and also prepare them for the discussion.

Please see below the event details, the program agenda, and links to other evenings in the series.

Sabeel Center is thankful to Alchemiya for making this documentary available to us for the benefit of our community.

Description :
(from the Alchemiya website)
Enjoy your Meal! tracks down the origin of a meal prepared by renowned chefs. The film traces not only where the ingredients come from, but stresses the impact of their production on local life. A visit to the land where they are grown shows the reality and how it brings people to desperate actions. Many people in the food industry work hard and try to make a living, mostly without even realizing the long-term impact of this industry on others and the environment. The food on our plate tells a bigger story than we initially know. A creative documentary on how food changes the world.

Program Agenda:
6:00 – 6:30: Check-in and Social ‘Hour’ with snacks and tea
6:30 – 8:00: Movie Showing (90 Minutes)
8:00 – 8:15: Maghrib prayer
8:15 – 9:15: Discussion

Cost: Complimentary

Parking: Free and on the premises

Registration required and limited to 30 people (No walk-ins, please):
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/family-movie-discussion-night-cities-of-light-the-rise-and-fall-of-islamic-spain-tickets-43141961769
(Note: A printed ticket is not necessary as we will have a registration list at the door. However, it is a good idea to keep the ticket handy in your email on your mobile device in case there are any errors at the door.)

Age Appropriateness: High schoolers (and motivated middle schoolers) and adults of all ages.

Other Movie Nights in the Series:

  • 3/16/18 Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World
    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/family-movie-discussion-night-islamic-art-mirror-of-the-invisible-world-tickets-43113027225
  • 4/20/2018 (Mairaj on the 13th) – The Furthest Mosque(about Al Aqsa/Mairaj)
    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/family-movie-discussion-night-the-furthest-mosque-tickets-43139410137

We are skipping May (5/18) and June (6/15) dates because of Ramadan/Ramzaan and Eid.

  • 7/20/18 Cities of Light – The Rise and Fall of Islamic Spain
    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/family-movie-discussion-night-cities-of-light-the-rise-and-fall-of-islamic-spain-tickets-43141961769

  • 9/21/18 Circling the House of God (By Martin Lings)
    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/family-movie-discussion-night-circling-the-house-of-god-by-martin-lings-tickets-43143577602
  • 10/19/2018 American Muslims: Facts vs. Fiction + Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims Really Think
    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/family-movie-discussion-night-american-muslims-inside-islam-tickets-43146792217

  • 11/16/2018 Message from the East + Relevance of Iqbal’s Message to American Muslims (presentation)
    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/family-movie-discussion-night-a-message-from-the-east-about-allama-iqbal-tickets-43147494317

To learn more and to register, click the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/family-movie-discussion-night-enjoy-your-meal-tickets-43142949724?aff=ebapi

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