Archive for December, 2008

Celebrate the New Year By Watching AIA Online! (sort of)

// December 31st, 2008 // No Comments » // Everything Else, Making Arab

First of all, we’d like to wish you all a Happy New Year and we hope that your Eids, Christmases, and Hanukkah’s went well!

For the holidays, we’re giving everyone on the interweb the chance to watch the Arab in America short on the Internet!!!!  Well, sort of…  We’ve submitted a 5 minute cut of the Arab in America short to the One Nation Many Voices Film Contest hosted by Link TV!!!

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Arab in America: Status Update 1

// December 17th, 2008 // 2 Comments » // Making Arab

I know a lot of people have been wondering where the project currently stands instead of sifting through all the history of how the film started…  To oblige those folks (and you can stop emailing me about it, now…), Arab in America, as the feature, has been passed on by many big studios…  We’ve gotten really close (SUPER CLOSE) many, many times (damn writers strike)…  We then decided to shoot the film independently and sought independent investors to fund the film…  and we also got ridiculously close a number of times with that route, too…  Anyway, after all those options proceeded to dry up, we decided to rewrite the entire script to make it more relevant for today…  And we’re still rewriting.

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