Jihad Rehab
Exclusive: A group of Muslim and Middle Eastern, North African and South Asian (MENASA) filmmakers demand deeper conversation and concrete steps towards more ethical curatorial practices at Sundance.
A statement from Sundance empathized the organization's focus on representation of Muslim artists and journalistic ethics.
The two Sundance Institute staffers who resigned expressed concerns about the film ahead of this year's festival.
The widespread backlash to the documentary is an opportunity for a teachable moment.
Filmmaker Meg Smaker says she worked with local security experts to keep everyone involved in her controversial film safe.
Sundance: Meg Smaker's vague but compellingly empathetic documentary explores the limits of rehabilitation.
Smaker studied Islam and Arabic in Afghanistan and Yemen, film at Stanford, and gained access in Saudi Arabia denied to other news teams.
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