Islamic Heritage Month Special Screening
Monday October 15, 7pm
Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles Street West (doors open at 6:30pm)
Join us on October 15th for a free screening of 14 & Muslim in celebration of Islamic Heritage Month and in celebration of youth!
Filmmaker and film participants will be in attendance along with guest panelists and a special host. Stay tuned for more details and please register now. We expect seats will go quickly.
Farrah Merali is an award-winning multiplatform reporter with CBC News Toronto. She spends much of her days covering breaking news but has a special interest in foreign policy, urban health issues, the opioid crisis and provincial politics. Farrah has a background in political science and most recently covered the 2018 Ontario provincial election from Toronto, the nail-biter 2017 provincial race in B.C. from Vancouver and the 2016 U.S. Presidential election from Washington state. She’s previously reported from Montreal, Ramallah and Jerusalem as a freelance journalist.
Farrah has a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University in English Literature and International Relations. She completed her Masters in Journalism, with a specialization in Broadcast journalism, at Ryerson University in 2010.
A diasporic Ethiopian-Canadian multi-disciplinary Storyteller, Arts Educator, and Creative Consultant, using spoken word poetry and theatre to engage individuals and communities. Her art is auto-biographical, working at the intersections of a black Muslim woman challenging injustice, unearthing truths, and healing. As an award-winning Artist and Poet, Timaj Garad has performed at over 200 events across the country and facilitated several original arts-based workshops.
Member, Prime Minister's Youth Council
Superintendent of Equity, Anti-Oppression & Racism, Toronto District School Board
Tessellate Community Representative & Reporter for OMNI News
Founder, Rivers of Hope Collective