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Black Joy Social @POTs – Dinner, Movie, and Conversation!


POTs has partnered with Color of Change PAC to bring you a special BLACK JOY Social event that aims to bring people together virtually and in-person (with safe, limited seating), check-in with each other, and leverage our bonds to have a conversation about civic engagement and collective action, all while enjoying some nutritious and delicious Egyptian food.

We will have FREE delicious & nutritious Egyptian food for you to eat at the restaurant or to take home.

We will also be showing the Egyptian movie The Square (now on Netflix) on a large screen projector at the restaurant and through a live Zoom streaming.

Each movie showing will be followed by an engaging discussion session.



If you’re joining us at the restaurant:

  1. Register! Each person attending must register individually here
  2. Pick the showtime that best works for you (see below) and show up early. We have limited seating and it’ll be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.
  3. Enjoy the movie, food, and conversation!

NOTE: We’re following safety CDC guidelines to ensure everyone has a safe and awesome time. See below for more info.

If you’re joining us through Zoom:

  1. Register! Each person attending must register individually here
  2. Pick up your delicious & nutritious meal an hour before your chosen showtime (see below). One FREE meal per registered person.
  3. Click on the Zoom link provided in the confirmation email to join the watch party.

Movie Show Times:

  • 12pm to 2pm (Followed by a brief discussion session)
  • 3pm to 5pm (Followed by a brief discussion session)
  • 6pm to 8pm (Followed by a brief discussion session)


Chef Iman will be serving two of your favorite menu items:

  • Koshari
  • Hibiscus Tea (Karkadeh)

NOTE: All meals will be individually pre-packaged to help minimize contact. If you have an allergy/dietary restriction to any of the ingredients on these dishes, please let us know ahead of time or upon arrival and we will be happy to accommodate you.

COVID-19 Safety Guidelines:

We want everyone to have an amazing and safe time, thus we’re taking the following precautions for the movie showings taking place at the restaurant:

  • Temperature checks
  • Social distanced tables and chairs
  • Enforced face coverings
  • Hand sanitizer readily available