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Michigan State University

American Jedi: The Salman Hamdani Story

WKAR Studios

September 14, 2023

Film, Talks, Panels, and Presentations

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Join the conversation! Filmmakers discuss the creation of the film and the ideas it explores.

Film Description
A devout Muslim and proud American immigrant makes the ultimate heroic sacrifice on Sept. 11, 2001. This is a true story of heroism, faith in the American Dream, and one mother’s struggle to honor her son.

Filkmaker Panel
Rola Nashef, filmmaker and Film Studies professor of practice in the School of Journalism at MSU
Mohammad Khalil, film producer, director of the MSU Muslim Studies Program, and professor of Religious Studies at MSU
Kraig Westfall, producer, editor, and co-owner of Good Fruit Video
Nick Eyde, executive producer and manager of GEYDE Development

PARKING is available in the adjacent TROWBRIDGE RAMP #5. FREE after 6 p.m. on weekdays.
1149 Red Cedar Road, East Lansing, MI 48824