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Boonaa Mohammed: Neglected Voices

2012

Boonaa Mohammed: Neglected Voices

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This video was produced by the Tessellate Institute.

HERE’S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS VIDEO:

Muslim youth are often at the forefront of international public debate, analysis, and scrutiny. What is often missing from these discourses are the voices of young Muslims themselves. Neglected Voices presents four short films about Muslim youth who are at risk of being marginalized, representing different ethnic groups that face divergent challenges in Canadian society. These short ‘point of view’ style films help young Muslims explain, in their own words, what it is like to be a Canadian growing up in the prevailing culture of Islamophobia and negative stereotypes. Boona Mohammed is a writer and performer.

Produced by the Tessellate Institute & Olive Tree Foundation, with the support of MENTORS; directed by Jawad Jafry.

The Tessellate Institute. (2012, March 1). Boonaa Mohammed: Neglected Voices [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3JCZvbrOUs

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