Virtually Islamic Blog

Gary R. Bunt

Riz Ahmed (updated)

Riz Ahmed's new video and album is available now. Amongst several themes, it explores a number of identity issues and concerns impacting on Muslim communities (in UK and beyond). The video is an outstanding must-see for anyone interested in these issues. Discover More…

Filmmaker under threat

Global Voices Online, Pakistani director halts release of award-winning film after receiving threats Discover More…

Turkish Village Theatre

Sara Tor, Middle East Eye, The Turkish mother who brought the lives of village women to the world:

"Ummiye Kocaktaught herself to direct theatre, made a film about abuse and became a household name in Turkey."

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“Of Fathers and Sons” film

Murtaza Hussain, The Intercept, “Of Fathers and Sons” — a Startling Film Goes Inside a Generational Apocalypse in Syria

What appears to be a depressing but essential piece of cinema (I have only viewed the trailer so far).

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