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The Riz Test – Muslims on Screen: A Biased Portrayal
Date: 16 Nov 2018
Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Cardiff University, Park Place CF10 3AT
Cardiff, United Kingdom
About this event:
A must-attend for those who are sick and tired of the negative portrayal of Muslims in media and film.
Inspired by Riz’s Ahmed’s 2017 diversity-on-screen speech in the House of commons, and the Bechdel test, the Riz Test seeks to quantify the extent to which films perpetuate negative stereotypes of Muslims as violent, extreme, or superstitious. Based on five criteria, films either fail or pass the Riz test.
Come along and meet the founders of the Riz test, how it works, and how you can participate!
Entry is free of charge. Registration prior to the event is essential
Refreshments will be provided.
This event is supported by Muslim Engagement and Development (MEND)
Large Chemistry Lecture Theatre