Documentary filmmaker Jennifer Maytorena Taylor was on campus on October 22nd to screen her new film New Muslim Cool and to present a filmmaking master class on how to build narrative and character arcs when you're working with verite footage. If you couldn't make it to the screening and the class, you can still watch clips from them here. Also, keep an eye out for our Pull Focus interview with Jennifer, where we will discuss her process for making New Muslim Cool and how she's been working to expand the impact of the film--it should go live in the next few weeks!
In the meantime, here is an excerpt from her filmmaking master class:
And here is the Q & A after the film screening: