Filmmaker Jennifer Maytorena Taylor just emailed us from Qatar to let us know that her 2009 POV film New Muslim Cool won the Freedom Prize at the Al Jazeera International Documentary Film Festival. The Freedom Award is sponsored by the Doha Centre for Media Freedom.

Jennifer Taylor and friends in Qatar

Filmmaker Jennifer Taylor (center) and Senior Project Advisor
Suad Abdul Khabeer (right), with an unidentified but extremely friendly Qatari gentleman

We’re hoping that Jennifer will send us a blog post to tell us more about the festival, now in its fifth year. Congratulations to the New Muslim Cool team!

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