Despite the game’s mixed reception, praise for Fazal’s performance as Diana Prince has been overwhelmingly positive.
The film will debut at the festival’s Muslim House, a recurring event that provides dedicated space for American Muslim voices at prestigious festivals.
The film follows Naveen (Dudheker), a timid family man yearning to find his voice who stumbles upon a mysterious support group that employs unconventional preschool activities to boost his confidence … until playtime gets dark.
Nearly 90 years ago, Sister Clara Muhammad pioneered a school system that defied the constraints of its time. “Clara’s Fruit” sets out to preserve her legacy, shedding light on the value of alternative education options in America and creating a space for more dynamic stories about Muslim Americans.
In an era marked by the unsettling rise of Islamophobia and antisemitism, media narratives serve as critical avenues for fostering familiarity and empathy towards communities that represent relatively small proportions of the population.
The filmmakers wrote on Kickstarter that during their journey to create stories about young Pakistani girls, they discovered a great desire to write what they consider to be a tribute to themselves; a tribute to the daily struggle of growing up as dutiful daughters to immigrant parents in America.
During an appearance on “Inside of You with Michael Rosenbaum,” Nanjiani confessed to seeking counseling after completing the press circuit for “Eternals.” He admitted to being deeply affected by the negative reviews, describing how he found himself obsessively reading each critique.
Ahead of its upcoming releases, the film has produced an updated trailer to reflect the praise and acclaim the film has received since its release.
When it originally released in theaters, "The Marvels" had a rocky start as the lowest-grossing box-office debut in MCU history. However, struggles at the box-office didn't keep critics and audiences from enjoying the film.
Premiering at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival, this debut directorial venture by renowned non-binary Muslim drag performer Amrou Al-Kadhi introduces audiences to a character whose journey is as enchanting as it is relatable.
In his interview with Kino TV, Youssef dug into his character the way comedy works in his new film.
"Poor Things," "Nimona" and more! See which Muslim creators got a nod for the 2024 Oscars.