Director: Qasim Basir
Country: USA
Year: 2011
Running Time: 96 min.
Language: English


A young man from a strict Muslim background begins college. Due to the 9/11 attacks, he is pushed to confront his past and make some big decisions.

About the Director

Qasim Basir

Biography: Qasim “Q” Basir is an award-winning filmmaker. He directed his first feature film in 2010, MOOZ-lum, starring Nia Long, Evan Ross and Danny Glover. The coming-of-age tale about a Muslim boy going to college around the September 11 attacks has received much critical acclaim, with nominations from the NAACP Image Awards and the Black Reel Awards. It won Best Narrative Feature at the 14th Annual Urban World Film Festival in New York. The film also gained international momentum, opening in over 25 countries.


Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
MOOZ-lum (2016)

Glimpse (2007)
The Inspiration of Barack (2008)
MOOZ-lum (2010)
Destined (2016)