The film follows Kuwaiti psychologist Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa as he battles to launch a comic series with 99 superheroes based on the 99 virtues of Allah. Viewers should check out the filmmaker’s recent interview available on the Independent Lens blog. Plus, check out the video, after the jump, from the subject and filmmaker of Wham! Bam! Islam!
2010 Ted Talks Speech with Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa describing the motivation behind creating THE 99…
Filmmaker Isaac Solotaroff speaks with Kuwait TV, as he sets out on creating the documentary in 2007….
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