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Mike Mosallam

Lover of Allah, his dad, Kelly Clarkson, and musicals (in that order).

MIKE MOSALLAM IS A TONY AWARD-WINNING PRODUCER, DIRECTOR, WRITER FOR THEATER, FILM AND TELEVISION. Through his production company, Mike Mosallam Productions, he and his team produced short films: Breaking Fast (Cannes Film Festival) and Brothers (12-time Jury & Audience Award Winner), both written and directed by Mike, along with the short film "Ubuntu," a co-production with the Muslim Public Affairs Council. His feature film debut, Breaking Fast (based on the short), is now available on Tubi and anywhere you can rent movies. He is the creator and Co-Executive-Producer of the 2011 critically acclaimed TLC series, All-American Muslim. Most recently, Mike was an Executive Creative Consultant on Season 2 of Hulu's Ramy. His second feature film (a film adaptation of Heather Raffo’s Nine Parts of Desire) premiered on PBS in the spring of 2023. His latest script, The Untitled Chubby Muslim Project, was a Black List selection in 2020. Currently in development are a tv series adaptation of Breaking Fast and a feature film based on CNN Hero, Rahul Dabey. On the theatre side, Mike has produced and directed more than 100 theatrical productions. Most notably he is a Co-Producer on the 6-time Tony nominated revival of PARADE starring Ben Platt and the 6-time Tony nominated revival of A DOLL’S HOUSE starring Jessica Chastain. He is a proud Muslim and Lebanese American. Mike is represented by The Gersh Agency, Color Creative by Issa Rae, and Granderson Des Rochers, LLP.

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Queering Film

Queering Film

22 November 2023

Film reaches a larger public than theatre due to the way it is produced and disseminated. In this way, it has a large and lasting cultural impact. In this episode with Mike Mossalem and Amin El Gamal, we discuss the ways the film and theatre fields influence each other as they both contribute to culture change and performance methodologies.