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6 Underground

It becomes repetitive, nonsensical, and just loud after everyone gets an origin story and we're left with nothing to do but go boom.

Bombshell

Bombshell is both light on its feet and a punch in the gut.

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Ballad of Narayama

"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…

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Omer M. Mozaffar

Omer M. Mozaffar

Omer M. Mozaffar teaches at Loyola University Chicago, where he is the Muslim Chaplain, teaching courses in Theology and Literature. He has given thousands of talks on Islam since 9/11. He is also a Hollywood Technical Consultant for productions on matters related to Islam, Arabs, South Asians. 

In 2009, Roger Ebert named him as one of his “Far Flung Correspondents.” In 2011, the Graham School of the University of Chicago honored him with an “Excellence in Teaching Award” in Humanities, Arts and Sciences. He is a lifelong Chicagoan, involving himself in various educational, social service and charitable projects.

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A Stray

(2016)

A Sinner in Mecca

(2015)

Valley of Saints

(2015)

These Birds Walk

(2013)

Not Yet Begun to Fight

(2013)

The Reluctant Fundamentalist

(2013)

No

(2013)

The Sweeney

(2013)

The Gatekeepers

(2012)

Lost in Thailand

(2012)

Stolen Seas

(2013)

In the Hive

(2013)

Consuming Spirits

(2013)

Struck by Lightning

(2013)