9/2/11

PBS's Independent Lens Documentary on the story of Naif Al-Mutawa and team of superheroes from the Muslim world

A trailer from WHAM! BAM! ISLAM!, Isaac Solotaroff's documentary that will air on PBS's Independent Lens on October 13th (check your local listings). WHAM! BAM! ISLAM! tells the story of Naif Al-Mutawa and his venture to create the first team of superheroes from the Muslim world called THE 99. Following the tumultuous journey of THE 99 from concept to reality, from international acclaim to censure by cultural gatekeepers, Al-Mutaw doggedly pursues his vision to bring new heroes to Muslim children while re-introducing Islam to the West.

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