Taqwacore Doco @ Punk Rock Film Week, Kelab 50B, Bangsar Utama, KL
MONDAY, 26 SEPT 2011, 8:00PM
SESSION 1 – MUSLIM PUNK?
Taqwacore:The Birth Of Punk Islam (Documentary/US/2009/80min)
Taqwacore: The Birth of Punk Islam is a 2009 documentary by director Omar Majeed produced by EyeSteelFilm about a number of Taqwacore bands and performers touring the United States and Pakistan. The documentary was filmed during three years 2007 to 2009.
The documentary Taqwacore is one of two films based on on Michael Muhammad Knight’s book The Taqwacores. In 2008, the book had been made into a feature film by director Eyad Zahra starring actress Noureen DeWulf as Rabeya, actress Rasika Mathur as Fatima, and actor Bobby Naderi as Yusef. The film will make its premier at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. Also, the film hits select theaters in Los Angeles and Irvine on November 12.
* Admission is free
* Seating (on the floor) is limited to 40 people, and is on first come first serve basis
* Every screening will be followed by a 1 hour discussion session