Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King (2017)
The Wisconsin Union
Saturday, November 11, 2017
The Marquee Cinema, Union South
USA | 72 min | NR/TV-MA | Netflix | Dir. Christopher Storer Comic Hasan Minhaj of “The Daily Show” shares personal stories about racism, immigrant parents, prom night horrors and more in his stand-up special. (Netflix) "Homecoming King’ is a roller-coaster ride. On stage, Minhaj is a charming, energetic comedian and an absorbing storyteller" - Elizabeth Blair (NPR) The Hyphenated-Americans Film Festival will feature 11 films about Americans with intersecting identities informing their unique experiences of being American. The films will highlight that being American is being a hyphenated-American. This film festival is a response to the current political moment and celebrates the diversity vital to the American experience. This festival has films ranging from documentaries and dramas to a comedy special. This event is intended for UW-Madison students, faculty, staff and Union members and guests.