By Barbara Petzen, Middle East Policy Council
I'm sure many outreach professionals and teachers are aware of Lena Khan's award-winning short film, A Land Called Paradise. Under five minutes long, this gem is a wonderful introduction to the diversity of the Muslim community in America. The film, set to Kareem Salama's country song of the same name, shows a variety of American Muslims with simple placards, each telling the world one thing they want everyone to know about them--a simple premise, and incredibly effective. The film won the grand prize in One Nation Foundation's inaugural film contest in 2007, and is freely available online.