No one knows exactly why people left Al Madam Some even say evil spirits might be at play.
Director Nijla Mu'min opens up about the complexities she encountered coming of age as a Black Muslim girl in America, and how she translated them into her award-winning debut.
From Disney's Aladdin to the subject of exorcisms, jinn spirits have influenced culture and religion for centuries in our realm and theirs.
My first feature film, about a black girl who dances, kisses, and reads the Qur'an, is my way of fighting erasure of the things I love.
Turns out it's as good a place as any to cleanse your soul of evil spirits.