The most surprising thing about "The Martian" is how relaxed and funny it is.
Omer M. Mozaffar lectures across Chicago, teaching courses on religion, literature, history and film. He has given well over a thousand talks on Islam since 9/11.
In 2009, Roger Ebert named him as one of his “Far Flung Correspondents.” In 2011, the Graham School of the University of Chicago honored him with an “Excellence in Teaching Award” in Humanities, Arts and Sciences. He is a lifelong Chicagoan, involving himself in various educational, social service and charitable projects.
An obituary of filmmaker Prashant Bhargava, director of Patang and special guest of Ebertfest in 2012.
A review of Hansal Mehta’s 2013 film, "Shahid."
An FFC looks at the horrible situation in Ferguson, MO and what it says about where we are and where we're going.
The fourth and final part in a series on how film has addressed the conflict between Israel and Palestine.
Part three of our series on how the Israel-Palestine conflict is reflected through film.
The second part of our series on exploring the Israel-Palestine conflict through film.
The first part in a four-part series on what film can teach us about the relationship between Israel and Palestine.