Sep 1, 2012 - 5:25 – 7:00 PM: SaVinG FaCE (Academy Award winner for Best Documentary - 2012) ... He bid farewell to the pop scene on August 14th 2003.
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The convention Film Festival will feature 18 movies and documentaries including the Oscar winning documentary “Saving Face.” Take a journey into the vast and dynamic world of films and be introduced to the talented filmmakers.



ISLAMIC FILM FESTIVAL Lights, Camera, Action: A look into the dynamic world of films Saturday September 1 at 11.30 AM Mohammad Jawad (Saving Face) and Rashid Ghazi (Fordson) Room 207 B

FILM SCREENINGS The last Message of God The Pillars Islam in America: The Christian Truth Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World The light in her eyes

Saturday: 10:00 – 11:30 PM: 11:30 – 1:00 PM: 3:00 – 4:15 PM: 4:15 – 6:10 PM: 6:10 – 6:50 PM: 6:50 – 7:10 PM: 7:10 – 7:25 PM:

African American pioneer Muslimahs in Washington DC Inaugural Session Crossing Borders Fordson Illusive Peace in Kashmir Soul Seder

Sunday: 11:00 – 11:30 PM: 11:30 – 12:10 PM: 12:10 – 2:00 PM: 2:00 – 2:35 PM: 2:35 – 3:45 PM: 3:45 – 5:25 PM: 5:25 – 7:00 PM:

An American Mosque Pakistan One on One Kinyarwanda BESA: The Promise Dialogue in Nigeria: Muslims & Christians cresting their Future 5 Broken Cameras SAVING FACE (Academy Award winner for Best Documentary - 2012)

49th Annual ISNA Convention

(ROOM 207 B)

Friday: 3:00 – 4:15 PM: 4:15 – 4:30 PM: 4:30 – 5:35 PM: 8:00 - 9:00 PM: 9:00 – 10:30 PM:

National Qira’at Competition Hear the beautiful recitation of the Qur’an. Youth competition in memorization, tajweed, and recitation of the Qur’an. TIME: LOCATION:

Saturday: Sunday: Room 102 B

11:00 AM – 4:00 PM 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Islamic Art Exhibit Come and witness creativity at its best. A number of Artists will show case their work at this Art exhibit which includes Islamic calligraphy, oil paintings, photography, and other forms of Islamic art. TIME: LOCATION:

Friday: 3:00 PM – 10:00 PM Saturday: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM Sunday: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM Lobby Outside Hall B



Information 49th Annual ISNA Convention

ISNA ENTERTAINMENT SESSION Sunday at 9:00 PM in Main Hall B NATIVE DEEN Originally solo artists, Native Deen has become a fusion of Hip-hop and R&B flavors, thrilling fans with their eclectic and unique combinations of lyrics, rhythms and sounds. The trio is made up of Joshua Salaam, Abdul-Malik Ahmad and Naeem Muhammad. Native Deen has performed in over 60 cities around the world inspiring Muslims and nonMuslims alike and are ranked as one of the Top Five bands in its genre on MySpace. JUNAID JAMSHED KHAN was one of Pakistan’s most popular musical artists when he ended his career as a pop star in 2003 to lead what he considers an authentic spiritual life. He initially rocketed to fame in 1987 with the patriotic song Dil Dil Pakistan as the lead singer of Pakistan’s first ever pop band, Vital Signs. After a string of chart topping songs, the band split in 1995 and Jamshed began his solo career, achieving even more success. This was also the start of his life changing spiritual journey. He bid farewell to the pop scene on August 14th 2003 and began his journey from pop stardom to religious entertainment. SALMAN AHMAD, one of South Asia’s most influential cultural figures, is a musician, physician and United Nations

goodwill ambassador. With his wife, Samina, he launched an NGO called the Salman & Samina Global Wellness Initiative, focused on interfaith and cross-cultural dialogue, global health and wellness, and music education. Ahmad led Junoon in a 2001 performance at the U.N. General Assembly Hall—the first such rock performance in that hall. In 2007 Junoon performed at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Oslo. Ahmad has written a memoir for Simon and Schuster titled Rock and Roll Jihad (scheduled for publication in early 2010) and has written commentaries for the Washington Post’s “On Faith” website. He i