Interview with Hala Alsalman – Maybe This Was a Bad Idea

Hala Alsalman is an Iraqi-Canadian filmmaker based in Los Angeles. She is an Arab Film Festival alumnus with two films, PHATWA which she directed and “Al Khateeb” which she wrote, both featured in previous years. She is currently working on creating a web series called Maybe This Was a Bad Idea. This series stars a […]

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Remembering Dr. Jack Shaheen: Pioneer who put media misrepresentation of Arabs on the map

Anyone who has written a word about Hollywood’s misrepresentations of Arabs owes a debt of gratitude to Dr. Jack Shaheen.  His legacy is even more pronounced for the generations of media scholars whom he mentored and inspired. When the professor, activist, and lecturer passed away July 10, 2017, Dr. Shaheen left behind a rich body of work […]

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Interview with Writer and Director Mike Mosallam of “Breaking Fast”

If you are in San Francisco, don’t miss Breaking Fast at our inaugural Pride screening at the newly renovated San Francisco LGBT Center on June 22nd! Get your tickets here. Mike Mosallam is a writer, producer and director for film, television and theatre and also the head of his own production company, Mike Mosallam Productions. In 2015, he […]

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