The Whitney Humanities Center presents a film screening:
“Ornament of the World”.
Director Michael Schwarz (YC ‘75).
How Muslims, Jews, and Christians created a culture of tolerance in medieval Spain, based on the book by María Rosa Menocal. Introduced by the director and followed by a discussion with the director, Abigail Balbale (NYU), and Jerrilynn Dodds (Sarah Lawrence).
(Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)