The American Corner of Abu Dhabi City observed Columbus Day on October 8, 2013 by screening the documentary "Columbus: Secrets from the Grave." The documentary is a Discovery Channel special that attempts to solve the mystery of this famous traveler's origins. Many scholars throughout history have cast doubt onto the prevailing version of the explorer's story. "Columbus" discusses various counter-cultural theories, their individual merits and prejudices, and selects the theory most likely to be true according to its principal investigators. Nearly 20 students enjoyed watching the screening and popcorn!