RECLAIM THE PAST
REIMAGINE THE FUTURE
We are a storytelling platform dedicated to revealing
the long and vital role that Muslims have played in shaping the United States.
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American Muslim is using innovative storytelling techniques to reach people wherever they consume their content—through broadcast, digital, community screenings and educational initiatives. We have already launched our social media channels and will be producing a series of short films for digital distribution, before building to a three-hour documentary series intended for broadcast in 2022. The series will be accompanied by a state-of-the-art website, and vigorous community outreach and educational engagement, designed to bring these stories to schools and colleges across America.
Today in 1752, an enslaved African Muslim named Yarrow Mamout arrived in Annapolis, Maryland on board the slave ship Elijah. Gaining his freedom at the age of 60, Mamout went on to become a successful craftsman, entrepreneur and financier – lending...
One of my favorite new lockdown traditions is a daily dance party with my six-year-old son. We blast our favorite Bollywood and Bieber tunes, mimicking outrageous dance moves to the best of our abilities. Although my son doesn’t speak Urdu or...
Help us change the narrative surrounding Muslims in America.
Tax-deductible donations can be made here.
With thanks to the individuals and foundations
who are generously supporting our work:
Hassan and Rasha Elmasry
Salma Hasan Ali, the late Maurice Berger, Fareed and Asma Farukhi/UHRC, Navine Karim, Tanu Kumar, Mohini Malhotra, Ambassador Osman Siddique, Caroline Sunners.
The Pillars Fund
The Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art
American Muslim is a sponsored project of the Filmmakers Collaborative.
For more information about American Muslim, to become a partner, or for any other enquiries, contact us using this form. Thank you for your interest and support.