SUFI MUSIC VIDEO RELEASE! "MADHA MORISCO" by Al Firdaus Ensemble
Mawlid Mubarak Everyone!
I just wanted to share with you a music video I directed for Al Firdaus Ensemble, an amazing group of international musicians that play a mix of... Read more
FILM IS FINISHED!!! And check out our new trailer/website :-)
It is with great joy and gratitude that we announce that Wajd has completed post-production. It has been a tediously long, beautiful, and rewarding journey for all of... Read more
Overdue Update with some very good news.. EDITING COMPLETED!
We are sorry to have kept you all in the dark for so long.. has it really been 5 months? Wow.. time goes fast when you're making a... Read more
Rough Cut 1 & 2 are finished.. working on #3!
Hello Friends & Ramadan Kareem,
Wow, after months of work.. things are moving very very quickly all of a sudden. The first rough cut was finished almost a month ago.... Read more
2/3 Way Through Rough Cut + The Story of Muhammad
So we are about 2/3 way through the first rough cut of the film. Wow, lots of time/work.. so many interviews.. so much footage! When I first started... Read more
Working on the Rough Cut + Interview with Variety Arabia Magazine
How are you? How is life unfolding for you? Hopefully exactly as it is.
Besides waxing poetic, Amar has been spending many many hours each day sitting in... Read more
Happy Holidays From Salam Films
We hope you're enjoying this holiday season and are sorry we've been out of touch for a while. We have been ENTRENCHED in translating/transcribing all the interviews from... Read more
Troubleshooting Pledges & Another Awesome Film!
Hello dear friends,
We'll keep this one short and sweet as we are in the midst of moving and the Vancouver International Film Festival :)
1) There are some of... Read more
We're Back! Screening tomorrow @ Islamic Arts Revival Series + VIFF + October events + VLOG #11!
After taking some time off after an intense Kickstarter campaign to reground and enjoy the beautiful nature around us, we are back on track preparing for the Vancouver International Film Festival and... Read more
Congrats to us all! WAJD is on its way to the editing room :)
So we took a moment to meditate in a circle and THANK YOU ALL as well as this project for manifesting itself through us We came back to our computers... Read more
8 HOURS TO GO! Here's VIDEO BLOG #10 with KABIR HELMINSKI & beautiful musical performance by ALI RAZMI
We have 8 HOURS TO GO! Thanks for continuing to reach out! Now here’s a gift for you -
We recently attended a Threshold Retreat at the Sea to Sky... Read more
10 HOURS LEFT! + Crowdfunding Tips!
We’re down to the very last chance to reach our goal of $20K. This is our chance to kick the film up a notch by hiring a story consultant and... Read more
29 hours left! Enough said ;) + updated email blast
Hi Everyone! What an exciting journey that is about to end, we almost can't believe it! What is life like after Kickstarter?
We’re ONLY $1,784 short of our new goal of $20,000. This... Read more
53 HOURS LEFT! YES YOU CAN STILL HELP!
We are almost there and YES YOU CAN STILL HELP! We’re $2899 short of our new goal of $20,000. This funding would enable us to:
*hire a professional story/picture editor ... Read more
3 DAYS LEFT! WAJD is featured on Kickstarter Blog! + Email to Share
Yes indeed, check out Kickstarter’s blog about our film and campaign! Check it out to see photos and read anecdotes of Amar's personal time spent with Sheikh Seif (Music/Islamic scholar... Read more
WE MADE IT! 4 days to go & $16,150 raised! New goal of $20,000 to hire a story/picture editor and do a final sound mix @ a professional studio!
THANK YOU TO OUR 119 BACKERS!We had a powerful weekend retreat in Whistler, BC with Sufi teacher Kabir Helminski. We were completely immersed in the beauty of nature, music,... Read more
8 days & $5,800 to go! + MUSIC IS FEMININE video teaser
THANK YOU TO OUR 94 BACKERS! So far we have raised 61% of our target so we are doing pretty well. But we still have $5,781 to raise and 10... Read more
10 DAYS TO GO! $6000 left to raise and we are feeling the heat! + VIDEO BLOG #9 @ Wanderlust Yoga Festival
THANK YOU TO OUR 90 BACKERS!So far we have raised 60% of our target so we are doing pretty well. But we still have $6000 to raise and 10... Read more
14 days left! 68 backers and $9000 to go + MUSIC IS SACRED video teaser
A BIG THANK YOU to all our 68 backers that have helped us raise $6,174. We appreciate your support in getting this film made but we only have... Read more
17 days left! 64 backers and this film is on fire! + VIDEO BLOG #8!
Once again, A BIG THANK YOU to all our supporters thus far, WE APPRECIATE YOU!
Last weekend couldn’t have been better! On Saturday we were at Vancouver’s biggest... Read more
22 days left! 38 backers and Amar to perform at the largest free Kirtan in Vancouver tomorrow Saturday August 18th + MUSIC IS FEELING video teaser.
Hi Everyone & Eid Mubarak!
Thank you to all our supporters thus far, WE APPRECIATE YOU!
It’s been an awesome week of networking and reaching out to our music and... Read more
24 Days Left! Beirut Screening & Free Short Film Download
We just want to start by saying THANK YOU to our first 32 backers YOU ARE THE BEST! However we have 24 days left and we need... Read more