First Up on IL: Wham! Bam! Islam!

Posted on October 11, 2011

The 10th season of Independent Lens kicks off this Thursday, October 13 at 10PM (check local listings) with Isaac Solotaroff’s documentary Wham! Bam! Islam!


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….

Isaac on Good Morning Kuwait from Isaac Solotaroff on Vimeo. Chat live with the filmmaker and fellow indie lovers on twitter during Thursday’s broadcast at #ILDocClub


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