In response to Call for Unity and Solidarity by STARI, a National Coalition to
Rochester Peace Action and Education Presents
The Award-Winning Film
My Name is Khan
Tuesday, February 16, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Irondequoit Town Library, Rm: Irondequoit Bay
1290 Titus Avenue, Rochester, NY 14617 (Enter from Kings Hwy)
** Free and Open to the Public **
My Name is Khan was Bollywood’s response to the anti-immigrant sentiment, dubbed Islamophobia, that arose in the United States after 9/11. Today, exaggerated fears of ISIS and Syrian refugees have once again fueled the ugliness of Islamophobia, with attacks on mosques and vicious political rhetoric.
Due to the devastation caused by wars in the Middle East, Americans are once again allowing insecurity to overcome their compassion and good will. Once again Americans are challenged to open our hearts to strangers. It is good to be reminded of how our world looks to them. You might be pleasantly surprised.