About the Event
WETA members and the public are invited to participate in a screening event for The Mosque in Morgantown, the final production in the America at a Crossroads series. The event will take place the evening of Tuesday, June 9 at Georgetown University's Copley Formal Lounge. The evening will include a panel discussion on the theme of advocacy journalism, featuring film subject Asra Nomani, who is the co-director of Georgetown's Pearl Project Investigation, Dana Milbank, political reporter for The Washington Post, and Barbara Feinman Todd, Associate Dean of Journalism at Georgetown University. In the film, Nomani confronts extremism at her hometown mosque in Morgantown, West Virginia.
WETA Washington, D.C., is the third-largest producing station for public television. WETA's other productions and co-productions include the critically acclaimed The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer and Washington Week with Gwen Ifill and National Journal; the In Performance at the White House and The Kennedy Center Presents performance series; and documentaries by filmmaker Ken Burns, including this fall, The National Parks: America's Best Idea.