The Frontier Gandhi – A Documentary

Thursday, November 17, 2011
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Scripps - Garrison Theater
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Scripps - Malott Commons
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Malott Commons
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Have you met the Muslim Gandhi?

Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan was a Pashtun political and spiritual leader widely known as the "Frontier Gandhi." A partner of Mahatma Gandhi in India's struggle for independence, Khan was a champion of women's rights and demonstrated the compatibility of Islam and nonviolence. Nominated twice for the Nobel Peace Prize, Khan's improbably life and legacy remain little known. Khan's legacy advances a greater understanding of what is currently perceived as Muslim, Pashtun, and Afghan. His heroic life offers a profound message of hope for our increasingly troubled times. 

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Garrison Theater, 7-9pm (opposite Honnold Library on 10th street)

Free Indian Snacks prior to the film.

Screening followed by a discussion with the filmmaker Teri McLuhan.

Teri McLuhan is an international award-winning filmmaker and best-selling author. Raised and educated in Toronto, McLuhan has been a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University and currently resides in New York City.

This even is sponsored by The Alexa Fullerton Hampton Voice and Vision Speaker Series, Scripps Associate Students, Scripps Dean of Faculty, The Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies (CMC), Professor Asima Sinha: Department of Government (CMC), Claremont International Relations Society 

Free and open to the public

FMI: Professor Mona Mehta | mona.mehta@scrippscollege.edu

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