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Dr. Muhtaseb's Film "1948" Draws Crowds in Dubai and Kuwait

Communication Studies Professor, Dr. Muhtaseb attended screenings for her film in Dubai and Kuwait in January.

In Dubai, at an outdoor venue modeled after the meatpacking district in NY, about 300 people braved a sandstorm to see the film. Most of them also stayed afterward for what was described as “the most political and longest conversation in the history of the film festival.” 

In Kuwait, over 200 people attended in a beautiful auditorium at GUST University. Many prominent dignitaries and academics attended, including the Palestinian ambassador to Kuwait and Professor Salman Abu Sitte, who put the first comprehensive Atlas of Palestine in history and expressed his immense admiration of the film. She was also awarded a plaque of appreciation by the Kuwaiti Engineering Association. Her film will be screened on the CSUSB main campus February 15 at 6 pm. The film will be available on the CSUSB Palm Desert campus March 6. Learn more...