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What makes Mooz-Lum appealing is the unique story-telling employed by Basir which he achieves primarily through flashbacks to Tariq’s middle school life. Throughout the film, there is a consistent level

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Fight Club: the Struggle Within

Many people say the world is imperfect because of its contradiction in every aspect. The imperfection, they say, should not have been there. People wish that the world should have

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The Movies We Watch

There are great Islamic movies out there as well which we can benefit from. We should do our best to support these ventures as they directly promote Islamic values and

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The Kingdom of Solomon

Mulk-e-Sulayman, or the Kingdom of Solomon, is an Iranian-made film portraying certain events in the life of Prophet Sulayman (peace be upon him). This is an interesting choice of personality

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I’m Just Not That Into This

In the culture we find in the US post-1960’s, the domestic life, as well as love and everything that typically leads to marriage, has been taken apart and put back

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Journey to Mecca: In the Footsteps of Ibn Battuta

Journey to Mecca takes us back to 1325, when a young Moroccan law student, the real-life Ibn Battuta who is played by Chems Eddine Zinoun, sets out from Tangier, Morocco

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Soldiers of Conscience

Although some Muslim- and Arab-Americans serve in the U.S. military, most Muslim- and Arab-Americans have not met a soldier who has served in Iraq or Afghanistan.

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Obsession: the Radical Right’s War on Islam

Obsession is not an honest critique of violent radicalism. Instead, it is a propaganda piece that seeks to cast a wide net of suspicion against Muslims.

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Muslims Should Also Boycott Film Mocking Hinduism

Mockery of religious beliefs and customs, lampooning a people, and frivolous use of sacred terms…sound familiar? Since September 11, we Muslims have also been the brunt of endless such jokes

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In the Name of God

We see religious leaders in many parts of the Muslim world speaking out against various forms of un-Islamic behavior, but when it comes to promoting human rights and education, they

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