“Expressions of Pluralism: Self-Identifying Communities” is a mini-film that compiles scenes of 12 interviews with dynamic youth that speak about their identities, how they express them, and share their perspectives on pluralism.
Trisha Islam, a previous project coordinator for the Atwater Library Pluralism project, presents a thought-provoking, humorous satire about what it is like to be at the ‘receiving end’ from society’s expressed thoughts and questions to Muslim women, particularly those that wear the hijab.
A funny trailer done for the event “Expressions of Pluralism: Self-Identifying Communities”. This event showed pluralism themed video screenings, including the mini film “Expressions of Pluralism: Self-Identifying Communities”.
A humorous trailer done for the event “The Fast(ing) and The Furious”. This event aimed at discussing fasting during Ramadan and in other traditions, along with people interpreted or applied fasting in their own lives individually.
Melina Carnevale, of Italian and French-Quebecer origin, speaks about her experience as a convert to Islam.
A fun, animated video that explores the theme of homosexuality in the Christian faith. It questions whether homosexuality was indeed prohibited by Jesus or not by using historical figures to promote discussion.
Omar Khan speaks about how he identifies with being Guyanese, Pakistani, Muslim and Canadian. He also discusses the differences between those identities and whether there is ever a clash between them.
A hijabi spends much of her time stalking a guy. Watch the video to find out what happens!
Hijabi is asked to show her hair. Will she do it? Watch the video to find out!
Youth talk about whether it is possible or not they can leave religion at home (and not display) it publicly. They also speak about how religion plays a role in their lives.