Film


Prison Blues Now On Youtube!

25

Feb 2015

Prison Blues Now On Youtube!

Prison Blues It is estimated that 80% of inmates who “find faith” in prison, convert to Islam. Prison Blues, a Ta’leef Collective documentary film, directed and produced by Mustafa Davis tells the riveting and unheard story of the harsher realties inside the prison industrial complex in the United States through the lens of a Muslim spiritual narrative. Prison Blues explores the reality of incarceration in...

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PRISON BLUES Online Global Release

07

Feb 2015

PRISON BLUES Online Global Release

We are very excited to announce the official Online Release date for PRISON BLUES on Presidents Day (Feb 16). We are releasing the film online for FREE on our new website. PRISON BLUES ONLINE RELEASE Monday – February 16, 2015 | 6:00pm (PST) www.taleefcollective.org/prisonblues   ABOUT THE FILM: It is estimated that 80% of inmates who “find faith” in prison, convert to Islam. Prison Blues,...

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Wayward Son review (San Francisco Examiner)

13

Jan 2015

Wayward Son review (San Francisco Examiner)

http://www.examiner.com/review/review-the-wayward-son-the-jordan-richter-story This is going to be a little unpolished because I want to capture my raw reaction while it’s still fresh. Saturday night, July 9th, I had the pleasure of attending the screening of “Wayward Son: the Jordan Richter Story” at the Ta’leef Collective in Fremont CA. But far more interesting was the panel discussion afterwards. The film by documentary film producer Mustafa Davis describes the rapid...

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13

Jan 2015

Passing The Baton (Short Film)

PASSING THE BATON In this short Ta'leef Collective documentary vignette, Dr Umar Faruq Abdullah and Imam Zaid Shakir intimately discuss the life and death of Malcolm X (El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz). They discuss how Muslims should understand Malcolm's life and the need for us to honor him and continue his legacy. Imam Zaid intimately explains how he was sitting with Betty Shabazz (Allah have mercy on...

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15

Jul 2014

Wayward Son – The Jordan Richter Story

JORDAN RICHTER BECAME A PROFESSIONAL SKATEBOARDER AT THE YOUNG AGE OF 16. SHORTLY AFTER TURNING PRO, HE CONVERTED TO THE RELIGION OF ISLAM AND WAS TOLD BY RELIGIOUS CLERICS THAT EARNING AN INCOME FROM SKATEBOARDING WAS NOT PERMISSIBLE (HARAM). DEDICATED TO HIS NEW FAITH, JORDAN QUIT HIS CAREER AS A PROFESSIONAL SKATEBOARDER. 15 YEARS LATER HE FINDS OUT THAT HE WAS MISINFORMED. IN THIS INTIMATE PORTRAIT FILM,...

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