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  • MPAC Media Awards  in Los Angeles

    April 28, 2018
    We will celebrate authentic portrayals of Islam and Muslims and recognize people and projects in the entertainment industry promoting inclusion and social justice through their craft.

  • MPAC Media Awards

    May 6, 2017
    In these unique and challenging times, it is more important than ever to recognize the people and projects using art and media to create resistance through storytelling. Join us for our 26th annual gala!

  • Bourdain’s MPAC Media Award Video Making International News

    May 23, 2014
    CNN host Anthony Bourdain's video accepting the Voice of Courage and Conscience Media Award last Sunday has made national and international news, including media outlets "The Nation" magazine, Haaretz, and Daily Kos and was also retweeted by the official Twitter of the Palestine Mission to the United Nations.

  • “It’s Better to Jump” to Receive First Media Trailblazer Award at Media Awards Gala

    May 9, 2014
    Set against the backdrop of the beautiful, historic and ancient city of Akka in northern Israel, filmmakers Patrick Alexander Stewart, Gina M. Angelone and Mouna B. Stewart explore this centuries-old seaport while giving a voice to the Arab families at risk of expulsion despite generations of calling this land home.

  • Meet Comedian & Actor Aron Kader, the Host & MC of this Year's Media Awards

    May 7, 2014
    The son of a Palestinian father and Mormon mother, Kader has a unique outlook on the world. Kader moved to Los Angeles at the age of 19 to pursue acting and stand-up comedy. Kader is a founding member of The Axis of Evil Comedy Tour that toured nationally and internationally, and for the first time, brought comedy to the Middle East, selling out twenty-seven shows throughout the region.

  • Submit Nominations for MPAC Media Awards

    January 23, 2014
    MPAC's Hollywood Bureau kicks off its 23rd Annual Media Awards Gala with the call for nominations, inviting you to nominate people and projects worthy of recognition. We want to hear what films, TV shows, music or books inspired you with their “voice of courage and conscience” in 2013.

  • The Top 10 Moments from MPAC's 22nd Annual Media Awards Gala

    May 2, 2013
    This past Saturday, MPAC honored three exceptional projects -- “5 Broken Cameras,” “Bones” and the Sundance Film Institute -- at its 22nd Annual Media Awards Gala. It was an glamorous evening with emotional moments as the honorees thanked the American Muslim community for their support.

  • MPAC to Honor Oscar-nominated ‘5 Broken Cameras' at 22nd Annual Media Awards

    February 24, 2013
    MPAC's Hollywood Bureau proudly announced today it will honor 2013 Oscar nominee for Best Feature Documentary “5 Broken Cameras,” co-created by Palestinian filmmaker Emad Burnat and Israeli filmmaker Guy Davidi, during its 22nd annual Media Awards Gala this spring.

  • Now is the Time to End America's Culture of Violence

    July 27, 2012
    Without using the incident in Aurora as a political pawn to move legislation, we must continue these debates in a respectful manner while being cognizant of the hurt Aurora citizens are going through. MLK one of the greatest nonviolent leaders of our nation, once said America is “the greatest purveyor of violence” -- it is time for serious introspection to determine the root causes of the violent culture in our society today.

  • Kinyarwanda

    April 13, 2012
    Winner of the Sundance Film Festival’s World Cinema Audience Award, "Kinyarwanda" takes place during the Rwandan genocide in 1994, when several heroes emerged to remind people of their humanity.

  • 21st Media Awards to Honor TLC & ‘Kinyarwanda’

    March 29, 2012
    MPAC will be honoring TLC for its show “All-American Muslim” and the film “Kinyarwanda” at the 21st Annual MPAC Media Awards on Sunday, May 13, in Los Angeles.

  • Media Award Recipient

    August 28, 2011
    The long anticipated documentary “Fordson: Faith, Fasting, Football” is scheduled for national release Friday, Sept. 9. It run for one-week at AMC theaters in 12 major cities.

  • ‘Fordson’ to Hit AMC Theaters on Sept. 9

    July 21, 2011
    You don’t have to wait much longer to see “Fordson: Faith, Fasting, Football” on the big screen. The 20th Annual MPAC Media Awards Honoree will play exclusively at select AMC theatres starting Friday, Sept. 9.

  • MPAC Honors Hiam Abbass, ‘Miral,’ ‘The Good Wife’ & ‘Fordson’  with 20th Annual Media Awards

    June 28, 2011
    Before a full house this weekend, the Muslim Public Affairs Council honored acclaimed actress Hiam Abbass for her portrayal of Hind al-Husseini in the film “Miral,” the thought-provoking legal drama “The Good Wife,” and the poignant documentary “Fordson.”

  • MPAC’s 20th Annual Media Awards to Honor ‘Fordson’ & ‘The Good Wife’

    June 24, 2011
    Today, MPAC’s 20th Annual Media Awards will be presented to artists who provide humanizing portrayals of Islam and Muslims and promote diversity and social justice. MPAC is proud to announce that two of these awards will go to the poignant documentary “Fordson” and to the thought-provoking TV show, “The Good Wife,” along with Hiam Abbass and “Miral.”

  • Meet Hiam Abbass, One of Our 20th Annual Media Awards Honorees

    June 9, 2011
    On June 25, MPAC will honor prolific actress Hiam Abbass during the 20th Annual Media Award for her role as Hind Husseini in the groundbreaking film “Miral.” Abbass plays Husseini, a visionary teacher who founded the Dar Al-Tifel Institute in Jerusalem after the Arab-Israeli War, in this poignant film based on a true story.

  • MPAC to Honor Hiam Abbass, 'Miral,' 'The Good Wife' & 'Fordson' at 20th Annual Media Awards

    June 3, 2011
    Don’t miss out in joining the Muslim Public Affairs Council in celebrating its 20th Annual Media Awards Gala, which will honor the critically-acclaimed film “Miral” and its starring actress Hiam Abbass, the award-winning CBS drama “The Good Wife,” and the moving documentary “Fordson.”

  • Meet Grey's Anatomy Actor Faran Tahir

    April 10, 2010
    Faran Tahir is a Pakistani American actor you may recognize from such blockbuster films as "Iron Man" and "Star Trek."

  • Announcing MPAC's 2010 Media Awards Honorees

    February 26, 2010
    The honorees for the 19th annual Media Awards Gala are the award-winning independent film "Amreeka" and Pulitzer Prize-nominated author Dave Eggers.

  • Recognizing Emerging Playwright Wajahat Ali at Media Awards Gala

    March 31, 2009
    The Muslim Public Affairs Council announced today that it will recognize playwright Wajahat Ali as a rising American Muslim artist at the 18th annual Media Awards Gala on Saturday, April 25 in Los Angeles.


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