At an anti-Muslim rally earlier this year in Toronto, youth filmmaker Eduardo Alves Dos Anjos was searching for something he thought would be hard to find: a positive representation of the Muslim community.
Dos Anjos, a Muslim convert, was skeptical at first, but he managed to find voices against Islamophobia at the rally.
With those voices, he produced a three minute film as a part of a National Council of Canadian Muslims workshop to engage Muslim youth.
"One of the main challenges we face as a Muslim community is outreach to people who believe Muslims are not human," said Dos Anjos, a volunteer with the NCCM. "It started becoming really important for us to start finding creative ways to communicate with these people."