Exclusive film screening of IN SEARCH OF MY SISTER

Monday, September 26, 2022 - 15:30 to 17:30

Faculdade de Ciências Humanas da Universidade Católica Portuguesa

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Exclusive film screening of IN SEARCH OF MY SISTER, on September 26, at 3pm, at Auditorium 1, organized by the U.S. Embassy, the Observatório do Mundo Islâmico and the Faculty of Human Sciences

IN SEARCH OF MY SISTER is the wrenching documentary chronicling exiled Uyghur activist Rushan Abbas’ campaign to find and free her sister, Gulshan, from jail in China upon her disappearance in 2018.

The screening (in English, with Portuguese subtitles) will be followed by live Q&A with the film’s protagonist RUSHAN ABBAS whose Nobel-prize nominated NGO has brought worldwide attention to Chinese human rights atrocities against Uyghurs in Xinjiang, China; The Inspector General of the World Uyhgur Congress, ABDULHAKIM IDRIS; and film-maker JAWAD MIR.

Michael Baum, Coordinator of the Undergraduate Program in PPE, João Henriques, Vice President of the Observatório do Mundo Islâmico and Rebecca Neff, Deputy Chief of Mission to the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon will attend the event.

Open to Press & The General Public.