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In winning an IndieFEST Film Award, Weam Namou joins the ranks of other high-profile winners of this internationally respected award including Liam Neeson as the narrator of Love Thy NatureA Path Appears Documentary featuring George Clooney and Blake Lively, Radical Grace executive produced by Susan Sarandon, a searing expose Davids and Goliath by Peabody winner Leon Lee, and Touched with Fire starring Katie Holmes.


Previous winners of the Impact DOCS award include the Oscar winning director Louie Psihoyos for his 2016 Best of Show – Racing Extinction, Oscar winner Yael Melamede for (Dis)HonestyThe Truth About Lies, and Emmy Award winner Gerald Rafshoon for Endless Corridors narrated by Oscar winner Jeremy Irons.

Detroit Free Press (March 22, 2021) Local Iraqi-American film, novel aims to bring unity between Chaldean, Muslim communities

The D-Brief Interview with Weam (April 14, 2021) How an Iraqi American Woman Became the First to Turn Her Story into an Indie Film

Lorcan Owens interviews Weam for his podcast Nazra: Politics, Society, and Extremism  (March 14, 2021)  Iraqi Chaldeans: A Story made in Mesopotamia and Michigan

Hour Detroit Magazine – Namou’s Essay – (November 26, 2019) The Story Iraqi-American Author Weam Namou Almost Did Not Tell

Article about the film screening published by Sunday’s The Oakland Press, the Macomb Daily, the News Herald and others (October 6, 2019) The Oakland Press

Article published by Clarkston News about The Path of Consciousness Clarkston News

Soulful Living – Teri Williams interviews Weam Namou about the Path of Consciousness spiritual and writing conference and retreat. Soulful Living Podcast

Barbra White interviewed Weam about her four-year apprenticeship with Lynn V. Andrews, and the valuable ancient teachings that transformed her life as a wife, mother, and writer. Click here for the podcast 

Interview by L.A. Radio Talk Show Host Michael Long / Journey into the Light (12/19/2016)


Current World News with Weam Namou & Joshua Darnall (01/17/2017)


Interview by L.A. Radio Talk Show Host Michael Long / Journey into the Light (12-5-2016)


Interview by L.A. Radio Talk Show Host Michael Long / Journey into the Light (11-30-2016)

Trailer for Eric Hoffer Award-Winning Book The Great American Family: A Story of Political Disenchantment 

Namou meets with her literary guru, Jack Canfield.

Since launching her writing career over a decade ago, Weam Namou has done over a 150 radio interviews and dozens of speaking engagements.


■  This interviews was originally published by Oakland Press and then the next day by several other Digital Media publications including the Daily Tribune, Macomb Daily, The News Herald.

Book Trailer for The Feminine Art, a Novel.

(Conversations with Kai Mann)

N.Y. author John Gorman interviews namou

Sterling Heights Sentry newspaper features Iraqi Americans book series

Mesopotamian Art Forum hosted a night for musician Ahmad Barakat and filmmaker Weam Namou.
My Beloved Enemy is a documentary about Iraqis that settled in the USA, ten years after the war broke out. Weam Namou and her mother are interviewed in this documentary.

Namou is interviewed at a gathering of writers and intellectuals at the home of writer Dejlah Al Samawi.
■Starting Monday, November 14, and for the next 9 weeks, Weam Namou will be interviewed live every Monday by Los Angeles radio host Michael Long @ 5pm EST – Here’s the link

■ “You’re the most provocative person I’ve interviewed. You’re intelligent and brilliant and you never lost your femininity. I haven’t gone this much over an interview in 3 or 4 years.” Radio host Ed Tyll, who has been in the media business for over 40 years and in June 2016 had scheduled Namou for a 20 minute interview that went on for 80 minutes. Full interview:

Arab Voices in Diaspora
Yasmeen S. Hanoosh, PhD, a professor at Portland State University describes the various Chaldean writers in Arab Voices in Diaspora, a book edited Layla Al Maleh.

Namou and her family as she receives Outstanding Contributions to the Arts Award from Erootha
The Free Dawn Hanna Committee
The Oakland Press – The Great American Family, a documentary, directed and produced by Weam Namou, aims to show innocence of woman convicted of conspiracy with video
Interview with Namou about her most recent work.

The Unusual Phone Conversation that Led Me to Attend a Shamanic School

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