A Latinx Muslim Narrative

I am a documentary filmmaker from Los Angeles with a focus on social-justice issues like gender equality, immigration and healthcare reform. Like many of my creative peers, I believe the tradition of storytelling is vital because it affirms one’s own experiences and reflects back narratives that makes spaces for others to exist….

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Mipsterz on CNN

“Wait, they hate us ’cause we’re Muslims? I thought they hated us ’cause we’re hipsters!” CNN interviewed Mipsterz Abbas Rattani, co-founder of Mipsterz, and Laila Shaikley, art director of the video Somewhere in America, on who and what the Mipsterz are. Video: CNN Two years ago, Mipsterz exploded onto the scene when the…

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