A conversation with the former Chicagoan and longtime independent moviemaker about the relationship between movies and spectators
Though digital may have killed celluloid, the Chicago Underground Film Festival proves that it’s a boon to underground cinema.
Independent filmmakers Carlos Jiménez Flores and Usama Alshaibi discuss depictions of race and ethnicity in popular media.
Fairfield, Iowa authorities confirm that they have identified the house and witnesses where filmmaker Usama Alshaibi was subjected to an alleged hate crime attack early Sunday.
Usama Alshaibi, director of the in-progress documentary “American Arab,” claims he was beaten March 6 in Fairfield, Iowa in an anti-Arab attack.
Usama Alshaibi screens clips from his in-progress documentary “American Arab” and joins a panel discussion for Arab American Heritage Month, tonight at Columbia College.
With a little help from Kartemquin Films, Usama Alshaibi documents the Arab-American experience.