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SEMIOTICS OF ISLAM: A PRIMER FOR KUFFAR
 
SEMIOTICS OF ISLAM: A PRIMER FOR KUFFAR
 
NY Premiere

Director: Fouzia Najar

United States, 2014, 10min
Format: Digital
Festival Year: 2015
Category: Short Narrative
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Cast:  Adeeba Rana
Crew:  Screenplay: Fouzia Najar - Cinematography: Shamsul Islam - Editing: Fouzia Najar - Sound: Fivel Rotheberg - Production: Anjuman Hossain, Michael Lamarra, Ryan Blomquist
Email:  Fouzia.najargmail.com

synopsis
Inspired by Martha Rosler's "Semiotics of the Kitchen," this film combats Islamophobia.

director
Fouzia Najar is a Kashmiri-American filmmaker and multimedia storyteller from Buffalo, NY. She recently earned an M.F.A. in Integrated Media Arts from Hunter College, and before that, studied history and media at Carleton College. She has worked for award-winning production companies Kartemquin Films and Jigsaw Productions, as well as networks like The Weather Channel, ABC News and CNN. Fouzia most recently worked on a documentary series that examines the death penalty in America and is currently developing a documentary on post traumatic stress disorder in South Asia.


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