POSTPONED to January 13, 2024 – WNY Filmmaker Spotlight – Filmmaker Akram Shibly

POSTPONED to January 13, 2024

Join us at Fitz Books and Waffles on Saturday, August 12, 2:00 pm for a screening and discussion with Buffalo’s own Akram Shibly.

Akram Shibly was born to Syrian immigrants in Buffalo, NY. As a child, he spent his summers in Damascus, cultivating a passion for filmmaking and storytelling. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Media Production and Philosophy from the University at Buffalo, and an MFA in Screenwriting from DePaul university. His work centers family and the resilience of marginalized communities globally. A craftsman of both documentary and fiction films, his award-winning work centers family and the resilience of marginalized communities globally. He currently serves As a Producer for Buffalo Toronto Public Media, a PBS and NPR affiliate, while continuing to write and develop stories for the big screen, and poetry for the heart.

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  • Doors at 1:45 pm
  • 2:00 – 4:00 pm: Introduction, discussion, screening, and Q&A with Akram

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Date

Saturday, August 12, 2023
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Time

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Saturday, August 12, 2023
  • Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Location

Fitz Books & Waffles
Buffalo
Website
https://www.fitzbooks.net/

Organizer

Spark Filmmakers Collaborative
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