Screening of the award-winning documentary Out of Cordoba:Averroes and Maimonides in Their Time and Ours
Feb 28, 2012
from 05:30 pm to 07:30 pm
|Where||Floyd Theater, Swain Student Activity Center|
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The University of Louisville’s Middle East and Islamic Studies program invites you to a screening of the award-winning documentary Out of Córdoba: Averroes and Maimonides in Their Time and Ours, directed by filmmaker and interfaith consultant Jacob Bender. Out of Córdoba follows the lives of two leading intellectuals of medieval Islamic Spain, Averroes (Ibn Rushd) the Muslim and Rabbi Moses Maimonides the Jew, exploring their relevance for contemporary relations between Muslims, Jews, and Christians. A discussion with the director will follow the screening.
Cosponsors: Modern Languages Fund, Division of Humanities Program, Commonwealth Center for the Humanities, Department of Philosophy, Social Change Program, Liberal Studies Program, University Honors Program, Office of the Vice Provost for Diversity and International Affairs, Council of Islamic Organizations of Kentucky, Fons Vitae Press, and Interfaith Paths to Peace