Friday, January 4, 2008

Video Complete!

I blogged a few weeks ago about a sister who was working on a project titled "I wish they knew," remember? She wanted to help American Muslims convey the things they wish people knew, to the world.

The good news: the video is complete!

The better news: you have one more opportunity to help this sister out. Watch the video, and then check out the message from her (included below) detailing how we can help her.

Dear friends,

As some of you may have heard, LinkTV is hosting a film contest. The theme is "the muslim experience," and I have entered three films. To win, I really need votes (preferably high ones) so I am asking you to please take a few minutes (registering only takes a minute) and vote for the following films:

"Bassem is Trying"

"A Land Called Paradise"

"The Sleeper Cell"

Registering is easy, even though I know everyone hates doing it. Right under the video, there is a link that says "log in" to vote. Then just click on "Join link tv," follow the directions, and return to the links to vote!

Please vote NOW - the deadline for voting is very, very close. (and you don't want to forget, do you??)
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Each of these films, with the exception of "The Sleeper Cell" (which was my first film made years ago), was made for this contest on a tight deadline. A Special thanks to everyone who helped out to get these done on a tight deadline.

Please be sure to vote! For each film that wins, $1000 will go to an orphan sponsorship program through Islamic Relief.

So please take the time to vote, and forward this email to your friends and family! Feel free also to post relevant links to any possible blogs...

Thank you,

Lena Khan

PS If you have reached this far in the email and you enjoyed the third film, please take a moment to pray for Yousef (Joseph) Epperson, who played the lead role in "The Sleeper Cell", was kind enough to play the part, and who died earlier this year.


Affad Shaikh said...

The "land called paradise" video was by far my favorite and man was it beautiful to watch and read and listen to!

whats crazy is that i know so many people in that video!

Huda Shaka` said...

Lena won!!!

Congratulations Lena! AlhamdulilAllah.

If you scroll down, you'll see Baba Ali and UMMAH were among the winners also.

Mabrook to all and thank you to Link TV for providing this opportunity.