The State of Satire and Comedy in Saudi Arabia

Date: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 4:30pm
Location: 
Middle East Center at University of Pennsylvania Irvine Auditorium, Cafe 58, 3401 Spruce Street,
Philadelphia, PA
United States

Please join us for an evening with Saudi comedian Hisham Fageeh. Hisham's talk will deal with the state of satire and comedy in Saudi Arabia. Hisham will be in conversation with Dr. Marwan Kraidy, Professor of Communication and the Anthony Shadid Chair in Global Media, Politics and Culture, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania.

Hisham Fageeh is best known for his YouTube channel (especially the video No Women No Drive) and for the 2016 film Barakah Meets Barakah, now available on Netflix.  

  

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Arts and Culture
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Theater/Performance
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International Relations