On Nov. 8, 2016, a young, hijab-wearing mother-of three named Ilhan Omar made history as the first Somali Muslim woman to be elected to state office in America. The documentary film Time for Ilhan intimately chronicles her hard-fought campaign for state representative in Minnesota’s house district 60B, home to the nation’s largest Somali community. (Omar was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives two years
A panel discussion follows the screening.
Admission is free.