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Dr. Jack Shaheen Discusses The Ft. Hood Tragedy

Dr. Jack Shaheen, a national expert on the portrayal of Arabs and Muslim in the media, discusses the negative stereo types of Arab and Muslims in the mainstream news media in the aftermath of the Fort Hood shooting, where U.S. Major Nidal Hassan shot and killed 14 of his fellow comrades in arms.

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The King of Bollywood's Muslim Roots

By no means am I a Bollywood (Indian Cinema) fan. I have only seen a handful of Bollywood movies in my life and never watched one in a theater – before last night.

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The Wolfman's Joe Johnston

To look at Joe Johnston's thirty-plus year film career is to see a snapshot of Hollywood history. From his early work helping to design and create the worlds of Star Wars and Indiana Jones to his diverse directorial catalog, Johnston's filmography paints the picture of an artist seeking constantly to expand not only his own creative boundaries, but also the palette of what is visually possible.

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Amreeka

Award-winning filmmaker Cherian Dabis makes her directorial debut with "Amreeka," (2009) a semi-biographical account of a mother and son trading in war-torn West Bank for small town Illinois.

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San Francisco International Film Festival in Full Swing

The 54th San Francisco International Film Festival (SFiFF) just kicked off on April 21 and will go through May 5.

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'Sex and the City 2's' stunning Muslim clichés

I'm a heterosexual, Muslim dude who until recently thought pleated khakis and loafers were "hip" and mistook Bergdorf Goodman for an expensive Swiss chocolate.