EventsOmar El Akkad Presents American War

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Omar El Akkad's American War imagines a United States at the outbreak of a second Civil War triggered by an environmental catastrophe. El Akkad is an award-winning Canadian journalist of Egyptian background, reporting on the war in Afghanistan, the Guantànamo Bay trials, the Arab Spring, and the Black Lives Matter movement.

With moderator Laura Lynch, award-winning CBC journalist and host.

American Sign Language interpretation provided.

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.

Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L'an dernier, le Conseil a investi 153 millions de dollars pour mettre de l'art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.

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