American Muslim Voices Film Festival: Examining Cultural Identity

Muslim American Voices Film Festival / Muslim Public Affairs Council’s Hollywood Bureau (MPAC)

Enjoy American Muslim Voices Film Festival: Examining Cultural Identity, a daylong film showcase that explores narrative and documentary films made by and about American-born Muslims. Each session is followed by a discussion about the films to engage perspectives on the American Muslim experience.

Each film is followed by a community forum to foster dialogue about the films and engage perspectives on the American Muslim experience. Programs include shorts, documentary shorts, two feature length films, New Muslim Cool (2009) and Valley of the Saints (2010), a Q & A with New Muslim Cool director Jennifer Maytorena Taylor, and a panel discussion on American Muslims in Film. 

Photo Credit: Still from "New Muslim Cool". Courtesy of Jennifer Maytorena Taylor.

Sat 11.15 12:30PM

this event is free

for more information, visit american muslim voices film showcase

Please note that this festival was initially scheduled for the full weekend in print calendars, but has changed to one day. It has also changed its venue location to IMAN, 3376 Motor Avenue, Los Angeles 90034.

Films will screen at 12:30pm (New Muslim Cool), 4pm (Shorts), and 7:30pm (Valley of the Saints) with filmmaker discussions in between. A panel on American Muslims in Film will take place at 5:30pm.  


Iman (Iranian American Muslim Association of North America)

3376 Motor Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90034