Class of 2006

Contributed By: Elisheva Cohen
Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Streaming Video
School Level: College/University, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: PBS, WNET.ORG Properties LLC
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Collection: Documentary Films
Condition of Use: All Rights Reserved
Description:

This documentary film features the graduation ceremony of an imam academy in Rabat, the capital of Morocco. The graduating class is unique as it includes 50 women, among the first to be officially trained as Muslim religious leaders. These women will serve as imams across the country in mosques, schools, hospitals, and prisons. The film includes additional resources including an essay about women’s rights in Morocco, an interview with the US ambassador to Morocco, a photo essay, and a timeline of prominent women in Muslim¬†history.

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