Congratulations to Kartemquin Diversity Fellow Usama Alshaibi and his wife Kristie on the birth of their baby girl, named Muneera Cinema Alshaibi. Muneera was born August 30, 2011 at 6:31pm. Usama explains that, "the name Muneera means 'luminous or brilliant light'. So with the middle name Cinema her name means "brilliant light in motion."
The John D. and Catherine T.
Our films American Arab, A Good Man, Prisoner of Her Past and Typeface are all getting a chance to shine in our hometown of Chicago this week.