Who: Sara Taksler produced the film Tickling Giants, a documentary about comedian Bassem Youssef. Dubbed the “Egyptian Jon Stewart,” the film follows Youssef as he becomes one of the most powerful voices of dissent during the Egyptian revolution. Previously, Taksler was a senior producer on the Daily Show. In this forum, Taksler will discuss the film, the importance of a free press, and the use of comedy as a way of establishing accountability for abuses of power in society.
When: Wednesday, April 3rd at 4pm
Where: RITA 101