Mooz-lum: A Muslim Man’s Portrayal of Strong Muslim Women

This post was written by W.B. Abdullah.I remember when I first heard the title of the movie, Mooz-lum. It made me cringe, mispronounced by non-Muslims to the point of putting a muzzle on it.  I wouldn’t see it--why were my trusted Facebook friends suggesting a movie to me whose name had prejudice written all over it? Shouldn’t they be cringing, too?But then I found out that it’s the premier work of a Muslim director, Qasim “Q” Basir, so I gave in and watched the trailers. I was seduced, and h … [Read more...]