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Production Credits

Director, Producer, Writer
Jennifer Maytorena Taylor

Editor
Kenji Yamamoto

Co-Producers
Kauthar Umar
Hana Siddiqi

Cinematographers
Davíd Sarasti
Jon Shenk
Mark Knobil

Original Score
Chris Strollo

Additional Music
Soy Sos

Special Musical Guests
Salman Ahmad & Junoon
Rey Nieves
Sean Jones

Location Sound
Strollo Sound
Dino DiStefano
Herman Pearl
Jeff Ent
Claudia Katayanagi
Loretta Molitor
Matty Nemotallahi
Ben Steger
Rich Pooler

Additional Camera
Dana Kupper
Bryan Litt
Jennifer Maytorena Taylor
Hana Siddiqi

Production Assistants
Carolyn Lambert
Brad Grimm

Additional Editing
Jennifer Maytorena Taylor
Shirley Thompson

Assistant Editor
Lawrence Lerew

Digital Post-Production
Video Arts/ San Francisco

Title and Text Designs
Max Spector

Title Animation

Zaldy Serrano

Re-Recording Mixer
Paul James Zahnley, CAS

Legal Services
Mark Vermeulen
Karen Shatzkin
Alex Austin

Transcriptions
Glenda Tamblyn
Catherine Herrera
Tigerfish

News Footage
KDKA, Pittsburgh
WTAE, Pittsburgh
WPXI, Pittsburgh

Advisors
Su’ad Abdul-Khabeer
Zaheer Ali
Shahed Almanullah
Dr. Ibrahim Farajajé
Dr. Marcia Hermansen
Dr. Munir Jiwa
Novera King
Nadia Roumani
Dr. Diane Winston

Key Editorial Advisors
Kate Amend
Laura Poitras
T. Woody Richman

Musicians
Sean Jones, Trumpet
Jeff Grubbs, Bass
Abudulhamit Shukurovich, Koshnai
Stephen Schultz, Baroque Flute
Chris Strollo, Piano, Marimba, Programming

Recording Engineer
Herman “Soy Sos” Pearl

Sayonee
Performed by Junoon
Music & Lyrics by Salman Ahmad & Sabir Zafar
Courtesy Nameless Sufi Music (ASCAP)

Days End
Performed by M-Team
Lyrics by Hamza & Suliman Perez
Music by Anas Canon
Courtesy Remarkable Current

So Clear
Performed by M-Team
Lyrics by Hamza & Suliman Perez
Music by Omar Abdul
Engineered by Herman “Soy Sos” Pearl

Bin Laden
Original recording by Immortal Technique & DJ Green Lantern
Lyrics by Immortal Technique (Immortal Technique ASCAP & Green Lantern Inc./BMI/EMI Blackwood Music Inc.)
Engineered by Southpaw Toure Harris
Producer DJ Green Lantern
Courtesy Viper Records

Welcome Home
Performed by M-Team
Lyrics by Hamza & Suliman Perez
Music by Herman “Soy Sos” Pearl

Struggle and Flow
Performed by M-Team
Lyrics by Hamza & Suliman Perez
Music by Anas Canon, Herman “Soy Sos” Pearl
Howard M. Alexander III, Keyboards
Ketan Bakrania, Bass
Richard Gartner, Drums
Soy Sos, Guitar & Tambourine
Engineered by Herman “Soy Sos” Pearl

All This Love
Performed by M-Team
Lyrics by Hamza & Suliman Perez
Music by Anas Canon
Courtesy Remarkable Current

Funders
Ford Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
Nathan Cummings Foundation
Sundance Documentary Fund
Hartley Film Foundation
LEF Foundation
Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation
Anthony Radziwill Fund
Paul Robeson Fund
Nu Lambda Trust


Produced in association with Latino Public Broadcasting
& Center for Asian American Media
With funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadasting
Executive Producer for LPB Patricia Boero
Executive Producer for CAAM Stephen Gong
Produced in association with American Documentary/POV

Executive Producer for American Documentary/POV
Simon Kilmurry

This film was produced by
Specific Pictures
which is solely responsible for its content

New Muslim Cool
©2009 Jennifer Maytorena Taylor





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I was really impressed with this film! This film really does a great job of humanizing American Muslims instead of other media which just seeks to impose stereotypes and portray Muslims as 'the other'.”


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