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Discuss "American Muslim" Film with Filmmaker Adam Zucker—ZOOM. REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Sunday, January 31, 2021 18 Sh'vat 5781

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

NOTE: Preregistration is required to receive a link to view the film a week before the event. Once you register, you will receive a link to watch the film and access to the film will be available for the week leading up to the event. 


SYNOPSIS: Five Muslim Americans in Brooklyn and Queens, each once an immigrant and now a U.S. citizen, deal with a new reality of Islamophobia in the Age of Trump. Under the shadow of the Muslim Ban, they are each forced to navigate the changing reality of what it means to be an American Muslim. 
FILMMAKER BIO: ADAM ZUCKER is an independent filmmaker and editorPrevious to American Muslim he made The Return (2014), about four young women in Poland discovering their long forgotten Jewish roots, and Greensboro: Closer to the Truth (2007), about the first Truth and Reconciliation Commission held in the U.SHe was also producer/director of episodes of Free to Dance, an Emmy-award winning series for PBS about the African-American contribution to modern dance. 


Adam is simultaneously an award-winning editor and has cut dozens of feature documentaries, on issues of social justice, civil rights, environmental concerns, American history, and many other subjects. He’s worked with a range of directors including Rory Kennedy, Barbara Kopple, Ken Burns, Sydney Pollack, Michael Kantor and Dori Berinstein


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