Screening of 'Love is a Verb' in London

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 18:00 in Community Engagement

Where: Knowledge Centre, British Library
Date: Tuesday, 10th January 2017
Time: 18:00-21:00
Organisers: Dialogue Society & Amity Educational Foundation

Abstract

Dialogue Society and Amity Educational Foundation, a charity based in East London whose main purpose is to provide children and young people from disadvantaged backgrounds an opportunity to express their energy in a constructive manner, co-organised a screening of 'Love is a Verb', the award-winning documentary by Terry Spencer Hesser, at Knowledge Centre, British Library. Over 50 people from all walks of life; businessmen, stakeholders and community members attended the event, which was followed by a Q&A session by Dr Ismail Mesut Sezgin from the Centre for Hizmet Studies.

About 'Love is a Verb'

Love is a verb is a documentary by Terry Spencer Hesser exploring the ordinary lives and stories of people in Hizmet, a social movement inspired by the Islamic scholar and teacher, Fethullah Gülen, and geared towards serving all people regardless of their faith and religion through dialogue, education and relief work. The documentary was narrated by Hollywood actress Ashley Judd and produced by Global Vision Productions.