A VIDEO PLAY BY JAMIL KHOURY
DIRECTED BY DALE HEINEN
Obstacle Course is a 45-minute video play that was produced by Silk Road Rising and released in 2019.
Set in Naperville, Illinois, Obstacle Course explores reactions to a proposed Islamic Community Center on the site of a beloved landmark. Allyship, municipal politics, and Islamophobia all intersect in this head-on collision between Not in My Backyard fear mongering, well-intentioned liberalism, and the peaceful practice of faith.
Obstacle Course was adapted from Jamil Khoury’s full-length stage play Mosque Alert.
To learn more about Mosque Alert see here.