Shelina Stand Up!This aspiring comedian uses stand up to shatter stereotypes and build bridges between communities NOW STREAMING ON CBC GEM
“To be a Muslim doesn’t mean you can’t have a laugh at yourself.”
Shelina Merani is an artist, an activist and a mom. Now that her kids are old enough to take care of themselves, she’s turning her attention to the stage — and using stand up comedy to build bridges between communities and find common ground.
As a Muslim woman wearing a headscarf, Shelina boldly walks the line between finding her own voice and respecting the religious community. Watch Shelina take centre stage and shatter stereotypes about what people think it means to be a Muslim woman.