The MACRO Lodge at Sundance

Thanks to everyone who watched and reached out after seeing the ‘Black Muslim Narratives’ panel. Always humbled by your support and gratified to be serving something bigger than myself. For those who missed it (or want to rewatch), here’s the full panel. Enjoy!

First ‘Trip’ to Sundance…

I’m blessed to announce I have an active role in ‘Utah’ this year… Monday, February 1st, I’m on the panel ‘A New Narrative: Championing Authentic Black Muslim Stories’, as part of the 4th Annual MACRO Lodge at the Sundance Film Festival. The panel is free to the public, but an account needs to be made […]

For Spike…

  It’s funny how ‘timing’ plays out sometimes.  Between Red Tails, the Help, and Sundance, there’s been a lot of public and private conversations already this year about the direction of where black cinema is going.  Everyone has their own opinions, but the truth is none of us can look at the landscape and say, ‘This […]

American Muslim, Volume IV

  I’ve talked a lot about what I am, and not much lately about what I do.  I’ve been treated to some pleasant news which through sheer coincidence of timing came while I’ve been fasting. The last script that I wrote was a semi-autobiographical story about growing up as a Muslim in pre and post […]