THE MUSLIMS ARE COMING! follows a band of Muslim-American comedians as they all areas of America to combat Islamophobia. The goal is to interact with people from a wide range of perspectives on the issue of Islam and highlight the various similarities between the major religions - at the end of the day, we are more similar than different! The presentation begins with a screening of the documentary, followed by a Q&A with comedian Dean Obediallah.
Dean Obediallah is an award-winning comedian and the co-director and producer of THE MUSLIMS ARE COMING! His comedy comes in large part from his unique background of being the son of a Palestinian, Muslim father and a Sicilian, Catholic mother. Dean has appeared on numerous national and international television and radio programs, along with being featured in publications for Time magazine, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and The Los Angeles Times. He also frequently writes for The Huffington Post.