Sat, Feb 9, 9:30pm: Fordson: Faith, Fasting, Football with The Freedom Chair

Saturday, February 9, 2013, 9:30pm, Park Theatre

Fordson: Faith, Fasting, Football (2011)
Documentary / USA / 92 min
Director: Rashid Ghazi

Meet a predominantly Arab-American high school football team from a working-class Detroit suburb as they practice for their big cross-town rivalry game during Ramadan, revealing a community holding onto its Islamic faith and the American Dream while struggling to gain acceptance in post 9/11 America.

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Screens with

The Freedom Chair (2011)
Manitoba premiere
Documentary/ Canada / 15 min
Director: Mike Douglas

Josh Dueck was an aspiring skier and coach until an accident changed his life. Within a year, his determination took him to the top of the podium in the sport of Sit-skiing. Despite his success, he wasn’t satisfied. Josh’s dream was to tackle the backcountry, and the steepest and wildest mountains in the world.

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