Muslim comics take stand-up routines to movie screens in "Allah Made Me Funny"

Friday, October 03, 2008

In 2004, Muslim comics Preacher Moss and Azhar Usman formed "Allah Made Me Funny," a comedy tour based around the American-Muslim experience. Friday, an independent movie based on the tour opens for a one-week run in theaters across the country.

Guests: Preacher Moss, DC-based comic, 20-year-veteran comedy writer, and performer and founder of "Allah Made Me Funny", and Azhar Usman, Chicago-based stand-up comic and one of the three members of the "Allah Made Me Funny" comedy tour.

Allah Made Me Funny - The Movie will be playing in the following cities October 3-9, 2008:

  • Atlanta: Midtown Arts Cinema
  • Berkeley: Shattuck Cinemas
  • Boston: Kendall Square Cinema
  • Chicago: Century Centre Cinema
  • Dallas: Inwood Theatre
  • Detroit: Maple Art Theatre
  • Houston: Angelika
  • Los Angeles: Laemmle's Sunset 5
  • Minneapolis: Lagoon Cinema
  • New York: Quad Cinema
  • San Diego: Hillcrest Cinemas
  • San Francisco: Opera Plaza Cinema
  • Seattle: Varsity Theatre
  • St. Louis: Plaza Frontenac Cinema

Contributors:

Adam Hirsch

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