Monthly Archives: August 2015

Ambassador Akbar Ahmed Appearance on Amanpour, Thurs. Aug. 27

Ambassador Akbar Ahmed appeared alongside Lord Rabbi Jonathan Sacks on CNN yesterday to discuss speaking out against religious intolerance. Watch the interview here.

Ambassador Akbar Ahmed Appearance on Diane Rehm Show, Wed. Aug. 26

Ambassador Ahmed appeared on the Diane Rehm Show to discuss ISIS’s recent destruction of antiquities. Listen here.

Journey Into Europe Trailer

The Journey Into Europe Trailer is now live! As we continue the countdown to our launch on September 5, take a moment to watch our trailer and get a preview of this powerful documentary.

Journey Into Europe Film Launching at the ISNA FIlm Festival September 5

We are delighted to announce that our feature-length documentary film, Journey Into Europe, will be launching at the Islamic Society of North America’s (ISNA) Film Festival in Rosemont, IL (suburban Chicago) on Saturday, September 5 at 5pm. Many thanks to the folks at ISNA who have worked hard to help us launch our exciting new film. Please visit the ISNA Film Festival webpage for more information on the event. As always, you are welcome to contact Patrick Burnett at patrickb@american.edu regarding any media inquiries.

Akbar Ahmed’s documentary explores place of Islam in European history, civilization–Raif Karerat, The American Bazaar

Raif Karerat of The American Bazaar has given advanced praise to the forthcoming Journey Into Europe project. Check out his article to learn more about our exciting documentary!