Tinghir-Jerusalem: Echoes from the Mellah


Tinghir-Jerusalem: Echoes from the Mellah

Type of Event: Documentary screening
Presenter: Ellen Haskell and Asa Eger

October 23, 2014
Ferguson 100

Brief Description: This award-winning but controversial film follows the town of Tinghir in Morocco and explores its historic Jewish community and the coexistence forged between this group (the Mellah) and their Berber neighbors. Directed by Kamal Hachkar (86 minutes, France/Israel/Morocco, 2012).

Discussion following film lead by Dr. Ellen Haskell (Religious Studies) and Dr. Asa Eger (History)