Saturday, April 7, noon
BUY FULL WEEK PASS (EVENTS TUES-SUN)
BUY WEEKEND PASS (EVENTS FRI-SUN)
AVAILABLE ONLY AT THE ENGLERT BOX OFFICE DURING APRIL 3-8
FREE and open to the public
Co-presented with Hancher Auditorium and FilmScene
Dr. Bassem Youssef will be in attendance at the screening and will share comments about his experience after the film!
“First-rate documentary.” -The New York Times
“An ebullient ode to freedom…a terrific movie.” – Variety
“A beautiful, funny, charming, insightful, laugh until you cry, and then cry until you laugh film.” – Huffington Post
Tickling Giants tells the story of Dr. Bassem Youssef, the “Egyptian Jon Stewart”, who decides to leave his job as a heart surgeon and become a late-night comedian. The movie is about how he finds creative, non-violent ways to protect free speech and fight a president who abuses his power. Presented in partnership with Mission Creek Festival and Hancher Auditorium.
Youssef will perform live at Hancher Auditorium on Saturday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets and more information here.
Part of Hancher’s Embracing Complexity series