The Muslim Meme will be playing at the Roxie Theatre.
We are excited to announce a week-long theatrical run of Filmmakers Unite (FU) at the Roxie Theatre in San Francisco, October 6- 11, 2018!
Filmmakers Unite (FU): a collective response from independent filmmakers to current threats to our democracy, freedom of speech, and civil rights
Advance tickets recommended here.
The Muslim Meme and Baghdad, Iowa will play at the YallaPunk fest with City of Djinn. More info: YallaPunk is an annual gathering of Arab, Persian, MENA, etc. intersectional creatives. YallaPunk 2018 will take place in Philadelphia from August 31 – September 2, 2018.
Welcome to Baghdad, Iowa will have its Canadian premiere at the Winnipeg Underground Film Festival for the 90 seconds film program.
My one minute short film Welcome to Baghdad, Iowa will be premiering at the Aurora Picture Show’s Extremely Shorts Film Festival Texas. Very happy to play there again!
My short film The Flowering will have its World Premiere at the 25th Chicago Underground Film Festival.
Starring Madeleine Ours and Daniel Peaslee, with original music written and composed by Micah Bezold, puppeteer and flower creature by Aimee Mayumi, and human creature by Emily Bayless.
Mizna Arab Film Festival: Experimental Arab Film
January 6, 2018
This wintertime screening, curated by Andrea Shaker and Michelle Baroody and co-presented by Mizna and the Minnesota Museum of American Art, brings an exciting selection of experimental cinema by Arab American filmmakers to Cellular Cinema’s CAVE 2 (Cinematic Audio Visual Experimentation) Film Festival. The matinee features films from Usama Alshaibi, Basma Alsharif, Hisham Bizri, Ariana Hamidi, and Andrea Shaker
My new short film The Muslim Meme (with music by Marvin J. Gladney) will have its world premiere at DOK Leipzig on November 1, 2017.
My film is part of traveling program called Filmmakers Unite (FU) curated by Jay Rosenblatt & Ellen Bruno.