Variety reports on UPF (our parent company) first feature, an animated film called "Lamya's Poem." Mena Massoud, star of the upcoming Disney film “Aladdin,” will play the lead role of Rumi in the … [Read more...]
About the MOST Story Bank ...
The MOST Story Bank is a live archive of stories on the most current events, people and cultural perspectives of Muslims in America and around the world. With writers in mind, MOST carefully selects story-driven news from the most reputable published sources.
The Hollywood Reporter covered MOST's third annual iftar. Here's what they had to say -- The third annual event was hosted by the Muslims on Screen & Television Resource Center, Unity … [Read more...]
In this op-ed, scholar Shalom Goldman writes about the "often overlooked" contribution that American Muslims made to the jazz movement. "Fans of what is now known as the 'straight-ahead' jazz of the … [Read more...]
Sadia Azmat, 29, says her job “is to entertain” and if she ends up opening people's minds... “that’s brilliant.” Ms. Azmat is a British stand-up comedian of Pakistani descent who performs most nights … [Read more...]
Last December a new report from the Washington Post declared that “researchers have found again and again that [news] coverage of Muslims in the American and global media is predominantly negative." … [Read more...]
On Sunday evening Mahershala Ali took home his second Oscar in three years, wining for best supporting actor for "Green Book." In the film, he portrays classical pianist Don Shirley who, in the early … [Read more...]
Funded partially through a National Endowment for the Arts’ Art Works grant and affiliated with the Mosaics: Muslim Voices in America, American Griot is a new play premiering in Chicago this month … [Read more...]
Roswell, New Mexico creator Carina Adly Mackenzie talks to Entertainment Weekly about her personal experiences which helped "shaped her perspective and therefore the show’s". Here's a snippet … [Read more...]
Funnyman Mo Amer tells NPR that when he was nine, he left his home in Kuwait with his mother and sister. "It was a tough time. We fled war in Kuwait and we ended up in Houston, Texas." When he was … [Read more...]