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The Muslims Are Coming!: Fellows Friday with Negin FarsadThe Muslims Are Coming!: Fellows Friday with Negin Farsad

Posted By Karen Eng

Ever bowled with a Muslim? Why not? Negin Farsad wants to know. The comedian and filmmaker’s new documentary The Muslims Are Coming! follows a group of Muslim-American comedians as they travel through Middle America setting up street actions — Hug a Muslim, Bowl with a Muslim, Ask a Muslim — skewering stereotypes and turning Islamophobia […]

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Giles Duley launches “100 Portraits Before I Die”Giles Duley launches “100 Portraits Before I Die”

Posted By Helen Walters

“The thing about the intensive care unit is that the lights never go off and the noise is constant,” says photographer Giles Duley. He should know. After he stepped on an IED while on assignment in Afghanistan in 2011, he spent 46 days in intensive care in a hospital in his native United Kingdom. Forty-six […]

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How do you film a School in the Cloud? Q&A with documentarian Jerry RothwellHow do you film a School in the Cloud? Q&A with documentarian Jerry Rothwell

Posted By TED Guest Author

By Courtney E. Martin What do sperm donation, marathon runners, disabled rockstars, and yacht racing have in common? They’ve all been subjects of the careful eye and artistic vision of British director Jerry Rothwell, the winner of the first annual Sundance Institute | TED Prize Filmmaker Award, who has received $125,000 to spend the next 18 […]

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Visit the Barefoot College in a new film from TED Prize winner Jehane NoujaimVisit the Barefoot College in a new film from TED Prize winner Jehane Noujaim

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

In 2006, filmmaker Jehane Noujaim made her TED Prize wish: that for one day, the world would band together for the shared experience of watching film. “As the world is getting smaller,” she said onstage, “it becomes more and more important that we learn each other’s dance moves, that we meet each other, that we get to know each other, […]