Muslim Celebrity News: New Muslim Cool in Russia

New Muslim Cool just made its debut at the Fifth Annual Golden Minbar Film Festival in Russia.

According to New Muslim Cool director/producer Jennifer Maytorena Taylor, “Set in Kazan, the beautiful capital city of the republic of Tatarstan some 450 miles east of Moscow, the Golden Minbar is billed as the world’s biggest festival of Muslim cinema

Who would have thought that Muslims in Russia held a film festival? You learn something new everyday!

If you haven’t had a chance to watch New Muslim Cool it’s a great documentary that follows the life of a Muslim hip hop artist and the struggles and triumphs throughout his personal and spirtual journey.

You can read more about it and watch the trailer here, and you can check also out the Hijabtrendz exclusive interview with the film’s director.