telling stories of life, love, and struggle.

Migration to the Eternal

Migration to the Ete...

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This was one of the hardest videos I've ever made. Ali Moaddel was 20 year old friend of mine who died suddenly of cardiac arrest. ...

Muslim Stories Marinate Hawaiian Style

Muslim Stories Marin...

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Reposted from Beyond The Box. April 25th, 2012 Collaboration is the best teacher and earlier this month, my classroom was a recreated 17th century Mughal garden ...

Islam in the Age of New Media

Islam in the Age of ...

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I was recently a part of an online conference dealing with the future of Islam in the age of the internet, new media and social ...

VIDEO: Muslim Prisoner Project: Elijah

VIDEO: Muslim Prison...

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This is another short research reel for the currently untitled project I am working on about Muslims in the US prison system.

Research Reel #1: Saalik

Research Reel #1: Sa...

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This is a short research reel for the currently untitled project I am working on about Muslims in the US prison system.

Indie Film Project: David

Indie Film Project: ...

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“David” tells the story of Daud, an eleven year old Muslim boy growing up in Brooklyn. As the son of the Imam of the ...

Muslim Inmate Project: Chicago Update

Muslim Inmate Projec...

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An update from my upcoming project regarding Muslims in the US prison system.

Hamdulillah

Hamdulillah...

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"To say 'Hamdulillah' is to be grateful for what one has.  The images of the past decades have cast a veil on our identity as ...

The Hurt Locker: The (Mis)use of Sacred Muslim Symbols

The Hurt Locker: The...

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After watching Kathryn Bigelow’s The Hurt Locker I felt it was necessary to write about what I found to be a careless use of sacred ...