Inclusion and authentic representation of our communities on screen have the unique power to shift the public’s negative view of Muslims for the better. To do so, they have to reach audiences that hold those views.Read More
Anthony Bourdain used his platform to showcase regular people doing everyday things. Instead of telling their stories, he amplified their voices to tell their own, giving his audience an authentic glimpse into their daily lives.Read More
With its newly committed funding to the entertainment industry, Saudi Arabia has an opportunity to help change the narrative around Muslims, righting some of the wrongs that it helped to perpetuate for so long.Read More
Authentic representation opens people's minds to the realities of multidimensional communities. Television is the perfect platform to reflect the broad spectrum of Muslims to viewers in their own living rooms.Read More
Telling the stories of ordinary Americans who happen to be Muslim will make what was once viewed as foreign familiar. It will create an environment of increased empathy and understanding - and it will still make great television.
Muslims in the business can take the lead in changing the perception of Islam and Muslims in America especially now as the Trump administration continues to marginalize our community.Read More
The Writers Guild Foundation and MPAC’s Hollywood Bureau collaborated on an industry discussion about how to create more authentic representations of Islam and Muslims in film and television.Read More
If Muslims want to see a better world for themselves and others, this is the industry we need to be contributing to. To change the narrative in Hollywood, we need to engage with the industry and bring our perspectives to the table.Read More