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Resolute Forest Products Lecture

Then They Came for Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival

Date & time

Friday, October 4, 2013
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Speaker(s)

Maziar Bahari, BA 93

Cost

Free admission

Organization

Alumni Relations

Contact

Melanie Gudgeon
514-848-2424, ext. 5647

Where


1455 De Maisonneuve W.

Wheelchair accessible

Yes


  • 6 p.m.
  • D.B. Clarke Theatre, Henry F. Hall Building, 1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W.

Former Newsweek reporter and filmmaker Maziar Bahari, BA 93, was captured and tortured during a 118-day detention without charge following the 2009 Iranian election protests. He reveals the story in his best-selling memoir, Then They Came for Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity and Survival. The book inspired The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart to direct and produce the feature film Rosewater. A discussion will be moderated by Paul Karwatsky, BA 04, anchor for CTV's News at Noon and News at 6.  

  • Register online or call 514-848-2424, ext. 4397, or 1-888-777-3330.

CONTEST: If you could ask Maziar Bahari one question, what would it be?

View the full program of Homecoming 2013 events.

DISCOUNT: Save 10 per cent on Bahari's book

Bahari's book Then They Came for Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity and Survival is available at the Concordia University Bookstore, Sir George Williams location. Enjoy a 10 per cent discount on in-store purchase (discount not availalbe online).


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