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Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival

TIME FOR ILHAN

Directed by Norah Shapiro

US Films / USA / 2018 / 89 mins / English

TIME FOR ILHAN

The Arlington, Cinema 2
October 20, 2018 12:00 pm Buy Tickets

Description

Ilhan Omar’s candidacy is a game-changing moment in American history, captured like lightening in a bottle by this gripping and inspiring political documentary. This charismatic woman is a person of color, a hijab-wearing Muslim, and an African refugee; beyond that, she’s a refreshing and intelligent, yet relatable, candidate embarking on an uncharted trail. Taking on a 43-year incumbent for a seat as Minnesota state representative, she’s running to be first Somali-American legislator elected in the US. While she is a first, Ilhan Omar knows that in this democracy, it’s not the first time barrier-breaking change was possible.

Dates & Times

TIME FOR ILHAN

The Arlington, Cinema 2
October 20, 2018 12:00 pm Buy Tickets