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In a time of crisis, what would you fight to save? Cultural treasures define who we are as a people, where we’ve come from, and how we choose to represent ourselves for future generations.

Inana

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A poignant love story set against a background of international intrigue and one man’s struggle to preserve a nation’s cultural treasures.

Historical moments related to Inana

Videos

INANA Excerpt #1

Newlyweds Yasin Shalid (Demetrios Troy) and Shali Shalid (Atra Asdou) have much to learn about each other in the Chicago premiere of INANA by Michele Lowe, directed by Kimberly Senior.

INANA Excerpt #2

Yasin Shalid (Demetrios Troy) meets in secret with art forger Emad Al-Bayit (Anish Jethmalani) to discuss his plans to rescue the statue of Inana in this scene from the Chicago premiere of INANA by Michele Lowe, directed by Kimberly Senior.

Discussions & Events

  • Sunday Scholars Series
    Sunday, September 27 from 4:30 - 5:30 pm

    SUNDAY SCHOLARS PANEL DISCUSSION featuring guest speakers with expertise and experience related to the themes of Inana.

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  • Epic Wednesday - The Oriental Institute
    June 10, 2015, 5:00 pm

    Visit The Oriental Institute to explore the ancient Near Eastern cosmopolitans.

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  • Lunchtime Traveler Series
    July 2, 2015, 12:15 pm

    Reflections on items located in the Mesopotamian Gallery that connect to those featured in Inana.

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TimeLine’s Chicago premiere of Inana is supported in part by