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A Tamakkan Special: Film Screening of “Lemonade”

on Wednesday, 18 January 2017 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm

LOCATION: MoxieZone – BrandMoxie Office,

#307 twofour54, Park Rotana Complex
For directions, click here
Register: Phone: 02-491-8624 Email:
Cost: none – but registration is required 
Seating is LIMITED so be sure to register early!

A Tamakkan Special: Film Screening of "Lemonade" Dedra L. Stevenson

Dedra L. Stevenson
Film Director, Lemonade

Lemonade is a short documentary about home schooling an adult with Autism in the UAE, in spite of the lack of services or support.  It’s one family’s inspiring story of how they made the best of a bad situation and made their adult son, Ibrahim, very happy and productive.  All people who suffer from mental disabilities should enjoy a happy and productive life which gives them a sense of purpose and belonging, and Ibrahim is a perfect example of how life can hand you lemons, but you can find the determination to turn it into Lemonade.

Dedra L. Stevenson is an American born Emirati author and public speaker. Her trilogy, The Hakima’s Tale, is a fantasy fiction story set in Emirati culture and based on the lore of the region. Ms. Stevenson also conducts a vast number of writing workshops throughout the region, inspiring the writers of tomorrow.  She lives in Sharjah with her husband and four children, and is an advocate for spreading Autism Awareness throughout the region.

INTRODUCTION BY: Sana Bagersh, Founder of Tamakkan

About BrandMoxie

BrandMoxie is a leading advertising and marketing agency that provides integrated marketing services including advertising, PR, strategy, research, publishing and production services. Established in 2004, BrandMoxie also runs its own CSR platforms. This includes Tamakkan, an initiative aimed at nurturing entrepreneurship, leadership and innovation, The Smovies, a platform for emerging filmmakers in the UAE, and the Dream Players, a programme aimed at nurturing creativity and the performing arts. BrandMoxie is also the publisher of Tempo magazine, a publication that focuses on creativity, innovation and social enterprise, and its online site For more information, |

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