The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash
A solid documentary about a great musician, with passages of greatness.
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.
A review of Hansal Mehta’s 2013 film, "Shahid."
An FFC looks at the horrible situation in Ferguson, MO and what it says about where we are and where we're going.
The fourth and final part in a series on how film has addressed the conflict between Israel and Palestine.
Part three of our series on how the Israel-Palestine conflict is reflected through film.
The second part of our series on exploring the Israel-Palestine conflict through film.
The first part in a four-part series on what film can teach us about the relationship between Israel and Palestine.
On Day Four of Ebertfest this year, an eleven o’clock screening of Haifaa Al-Mansour's "Wadjda" won over eager viewers and launched a marathon four-movie schedule, and what a successful start it was.
Omer M. Mozaffar on the Saudi film "Wadjda".
In this Palestinian drama, Hany Abu-Assad is chronicling another phase in the dispossession, erasure, and consequent self-destruction of a people.