Nijla Mu'min: a filmmaker's debut at SXSW
I shadowed Bay Area filmmaker Nijla Mu'min as she debuted her film Jinn at SXSW in March 2018 for The Undefeated. Mu'min won a Jury Prize for Best Writing for her coming-of-age story centering Black Muslim women. Her film was picked up for distribution by Orion Classics and will make its theatrical debut in November 2018. Mu'min was also a director of season 3 of the acclaimed drama Queen Sugar, executive produced by Ava DuVernay.