All-American Muslim is an American reality television series that aired on TLC. The program followed the daily lives of five Lebanese-American Shia Muslim families in Dearborn, Michigan, the largest Muslim community in the United States. All-American Muslim premiered on November 13, 2011.
New Muslim Cool is a 2009 documentary film directed and produced by Jennifer Maytorena Taylor. The film was initially released on POV (TV series) and follows the life of Hamza Perez, a Puerto Rican American Rap artist who converted to Islam after he decided to quit his life as a drug dealer. Hamza spends his time on the streets and jail cells spreading the message of Islam to at-risk youth and communities. The film also features the hip-hop group M-Team, a musical collaboration between Hamza and his brother Suliman Perez. The duo utilize the medium of hip-hop to spread their faith and religious message to other young people. In the midst of his journey to establish a new religious community and a new family in the North side of Pittsburgh, Hamza is forced to face the reality of being an active Muslim in a post 9/11 America when the community’s Mosque gets raided by the FBI.
Carla is a 62-year-old Dutch woman who has converted to Islam to marry a 33-year-old Libyan freedom fighter. The film shows their daily routine in Amsterdam, and how political events in the Middle East affect their lives. Carla has a no-nonsense attitude towards the tensions surrounding Islam and the Muslim community in her own country. Even though Fouad seems to truly Carla, they seek a second younger wife to provide him with children. This will put their relationship to the test.