Friday Love: Deluge

Congratulations to American Muslim filmmaker and writer Nijla Mu'min on her new film Deluge! Check out the trailer below and website, here.Nijla Mu'min is a writer and filmmaker from the San Francisco Bay Area. She is a 2007 graduate of UC Berkeley, and also attended Howard University's MFA Film Program, where she was the recipient of the 2009 Paul Robeson Award for Best Feature Screenplay. She is a dual-degree MFA student in Film Directing and Writing at Calarts. Her short film Two … [Read more...]

A Filmi Love Story

As I write this, my husband and I are hanging out over web cam in a corner of my 17” Macbook laptop. He lives in Texas, and I in California. It is a set-up we pretty much knew about before we got married, but even then much of my desktop is being taken over by a video editing timeline while we speak. This is my feeble attempt to multi-task so we can actually have some time together, uninterrupted, when I see him in two weeks.As it is, being a filmmaker is a full-time job. In one year, h … [Read more...]