Daughter || Crowdfunding Picks We Dig

Daughter

Daughter is based on the Parable of the Lost Son and follows Lilah, a 16 year old British-Pakistani Muslim girl who is searching for her place in the world. Since the death of her mother, Lilah has begrudgingly taken on her mum’s role in the family home. Frustrated by her[…]

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Facing Mecca || Short Film Trailer

Facing Mecca

The hospital calls Fareed; his wife’s cancer has reached its terminal stage. Swiss pensioner Roli comes to his help and takes him to the hospital but the wife passes away shortly after, leaving the Syrian refugee alone with two daughters. Fareed wants to see his wife buried in accordance with[…]

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Raghead || Daily Short Picks

Raghead

Raghead tells the story of Omar, an 11-year old Arab boy living in New York three months after the 9/11 attacks. Omar has been living with his grandmother since his father was deployed overseas by the American Military. Each day, he is bullied at school by other kids who discriminate[…]

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All Men May Cry || Featured Short Film

All Men May Cry

The year is 2019 and a homosexual couple is feeling the backlash from the hateful rhetoric that has accompanied Donald Trump’s rise to power. The film reminisces of a science fiction post-apocalyptic film, without any giant monsters or aliens (unless you envision a giant Donald Trump with lasers coming out[…]

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Hala || Featured Short Film

Hala

A Muslim American teenager struggles to reconcile desire with family obligations. Striking the chords of taboo storytelling, ‘Hala’ is an inspiring story about a sixteen-year old Muslim teenager with a rich and complex inner world, which serves as an escape from her socially conservative home. When she meets Jesse, a[…]

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No Love Lost | Daily Short Picks

No Love Lost

A Jewish boy nurturing a secret romance with a Muslim girl, despite the realities of their backgrounds, is unaware he is being stalked. While the young lovers struggle to be open about their relationship, the stalker’s obsession reveals a thought provoking turn culminating in the trio coming face to face.[…]

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Anthropology Anthology 1: Pilgrim

Anthropology Anthology 1: Pilgrim is the first installment of a three part series that will examine the way justice directly and indirectly plays a role in the daily lives of three subjects in a non-judicial way. These subjects are unlikely heroes, overlooked, often invisible, but performing essential functions in society.[…]

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The Terrorist

The Terrorist is about FBI agent Nimry, a Muslim, who is tasked with interrogating a radicalized Muslim terrorist who plans to detonate a bomb within hours in the city.

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No Love Lost

A Jewish boy nurturing a secret romance with a Muslim girl, despite the realities of their backgrounds, is unaware he is being stalked. While the young lovers struggle to be open about their relationship, the stalker’s obsession reveals a thought provoking turn culminating in the trio coming face to face.[…]

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