Leadership, Innovation, and Ideas

MARIAM: Screening and Conversation with Faiza Ambah -

Hosted by New America

Please join us as we welcome New America NYC and Saudi filmaker Faiza Ambah for a screening of Mariam, a medium length film about a veiled Muslim teenager in 2004 France who must choose between removing her hijab or getting expelled from school where a law is passed prohibiting religious symbols in public schools.

The film is the winner of the Special Jury Prize for its world premiere at the Dubai International Film Festival in December 2015.

New America NYC is dedicated to big ideas and lively conversation. It is an initiative of New America, an independent and non-ideological organization that invests in new thinkers, breakthrough research and policy innovation to address the most important challenges facing the United States and the world.