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A Jihad for Love

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:July 18, 2008
Running time:81 minutes
Cast:Muhsin Hendricks, A.K. Hoosen, Mazen, Abdellah Taia, Sana
Director:Parvez Sharma
Producer:Sandi DuBowski
Writer:Parvez Sharma
Distributor:First Run Features

Description: "A Jihad for Love" is the world's first feature documentary to explore the complex global intersections between Islam and homosexuality. Parvez enters the many worlds of Islam by illuminating multiple stories as diverse as Islam itself. The film travels a wide geographic arc presenting us lives from India, Pakistan, Iran, Turkey, Egypt, South Africa and France. Always filming in secret and as a Muslim, Parvez makes the film from within the faith, depicting Islam with the same respect that the film's characters show for it.

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