Mooz-lum (2011)


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Demand it! now to have it play at your local AMC theater: We're making a movie that we hope will offer a different perspective on Muslims/Islam than what is normally portrayed. As a result, opening the minds & hearts of millions. With your help we will create a grass roots marketing campaign that will ensure the success of this film before it's release. This page is yours as much as it is ours. We want all of our supporters to get involved and make this a vibrant, interactive and fun journey to the finish line... And when the movie does come out, it will be a win for us all. The crew behind this film consists of many different religions, cultures & nationalities. We're not trying to push anything on anyone... We just have a story to tell. -- (C) Official Site

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Critic Reviews for Mooz-lum

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (6)

While its situations are more complex and less ham-fisted than those in many inspirational stories of reaffirmed faith, Mooz-lum...suffers from one-note characterizations.

Mar 4, 2011 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

Sensitive performances smooth out the dramatic rough spots of this well-intentioned, racially-charged drama.

Feb 14, 2011 | Full Review…

A potent feature debut for writer-director Qasim Basir, "Mooz-lum" attacks Islamist extremism while offering audiences a rare and illuminating depiction of life as a Muslim in America.

Feb 10, 2011 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

There's an undeniable potency to the blunt-instrument melodrama of Mooz-lum.

Feb 10, 2011
Top Critic

I suspect the Muslim narratives of 9/11 will soon grow into its own genre, and this film is a very good start.

Feb 9, 2011 | Full Review…

Solemn, unsubtle, and terminally self-conscious.

Feb 8, 2011 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Mooz-lum


So, this what it is like to be a devout Muslim back in 2001 shortly and after.the World Trade Center collapsed at the hands of the Muslim terrorists. What an awesome dramatic movie played by Nia Long, Roger Guenveur estranged Muslim parents.of Evan Ross.and Summer Bishil. As a child being raised by an extremely devout Muslim father..Taariq goes into college as confused as ever because of his new social surroundings. The harder he tries to getaway from the surreal and secretly strict upbringing...the harder it became to cope with his attempt to give up on his religious foundation. When tragedy is then the he must rely on the same foundation to keep him sane from the painted is trying to leave. Very powerful all around performances. See this it will have you thinking in more ways than one.

Fascade Fiveoneeight
Fascade Fiveoneeight

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What could have been a solid film about family and community, instead just seemed like one cliche after another. Ultimately, there's too much going on, and because we don't spend time dwelling with the characters, the resolutions of the conflicts come off as too quick, too simple, too preachy, and too corny.

Cynthia S.
Cynthia S.

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