March 1, 2007, - 11:25 am

Insha’Allah [If It's the Will of Allah]: Video of the Day

By Debbie Schlussel
This one is just over 5 minutes long, but a great video. The pay-off is at the very end, so you must watch the whole thing. Thanks to reader Ari and Hot Air for the tip. The video director, Michael Shepard, calls the short “Jihad,” but I’d call it, “Insha’Allah,” Arabic for “If it’s the Will of Allah” (or god-willing). If I picked the Oscars, this one would have been my pick for Best Live Action Short, instead of the absurd “West Bank Story” (which, after viewing, I found to be worse than I’d earlier diagnosed):

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8 Responses

Humor . . .an ingenious antijihad weapon. More please! Ha ha . . .”in’shallah” reminds one of the VW Polo commercial . . .excellent.

heroyalwhyness on March 1, 2007 at 11:34 am

Priceless!

warpmine on March 1, 2007 at 11:39 am

Heh. Clearly inspired by that Volkswagen ad from a couple of years ago:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PG8FieUkJJw

Jeremiah on March 1, 2007 at 11:51 am

I love it! It’s almost like a jihadi version of Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Yiddish Steel on March 1, 2007 at 12:06 pm

Awesome. This is great on many levels.

spiralcity on March 1, 2007 at 12:22 pm

Nasty Movie. Whats the point?

Tim on March 1, 2007 at 2:55 pm

This has a great ending!

BB on March 1, 2007 at 11:11 pm

Great movie indeed. Irony at it’s best.

Witch-king of Angmar on March 2, 2007 at 3:59 am

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