MIFF Unscripted

by Muslim International Film Festival

MIFF Unscripted brought to you by the Muslim International Film Festival is a podcast bringing together Muslim filmmakers, artists, creators, and more to discuss some serious and fun conversations alike.  

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • S01 E06 - MIFF Unscripted - Episode 6 - The importance of Muslim storytelling

    S01 E06 - MIFF Unscripted - Episode 6 - The importance of Muslim storytelling

    Meet Kashif Pasta (@kashifpasta), the director of Desi Standard Time Travel; the short film will make an appearance on November 26th at the MIFF 2022 festival. Pasta discusses the importance of Muslim storytelling and diverse voic...

    43:29
  • S01 E05 - MIFF Unscripted - Episode 5 - Significance of vulnerability

    S01 E05 - MIFF Unscripted - Episode 5 - Significance of vulnerability

    Meet Jawad Mir (@JawadMir), the director of Citizen of Moria; the film will make an appearance on November 26 at the MIFF 2022 festival. Hear Mir explain his viewpoint on misrepresentation and his experience with racism as a filmm...

    32:27
  • S01 E04 - MIFF Unscripted - Episode 4 - Striving to find a role as a hijabi actress

    S01 E04 - MIFF Unscripted - Episode 4 - Striving to find a role as a hijabi actress

    Our MIFF CEO, Hirra Farooqi, talks with the talented Nawal Salim (@nawalsalim_) about her experience filming a documentary and highlighting her personal struggle as a hijabi actress trying to obtain an agency and a role. Hear her ...

    27:22
  • S01 E03 - MIFF Unscripted - Episode 3 - Being a Muslim Realtor

    S01 E03 - MIFF Unscripted - Episode 3 - Being a Muslim Realtor

    On this episode, our Director of Sponsorship and Logistics, Kadir Motiwala, took over to talk business. As Muslim entrepreneurs, there are a lot of individual and societal barriers you have to overcome. Join us on this episode wit...

    22:29
  • S01 E02 - MIFF Unscripted- Episode 2 - Being an Actor as a First-Generation Immigrant

    S01 E02 - MIFF Unscripted- Episode 2 - Being an Actor as a First-Generation Immigrant

    On this weeks episode, we have Noaman Rahin, @soulwithflow, joining us to talk about what it's like to be an actor as a first-generation immigrant. Noaman dives into the topic of what struggles and acceptances he had to come to te...

    24:38