A Jihad for Love
|Release Date:||July 18, 2008|
|Running time:||81 minutes|
|Cast:||Muhsin Hendricks, A.K. Hoosen, Mazen, Abdellah Taia, Sana|
|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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