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A jihad for love / Halal Films in association with ZDF/ARTE, Logo, Katahdin Foundation, Channel 4 Television, SBS-TV Australia, Realise ; producers, Sandi DuBowski, Parvez Sharma ; director, Parvez Sharma.

Sharma, Parvez. (Added Author). Dubowski, Sandi Simcha. (Added Author). Deyhim, Sussan. (Composer). Horowitz, Richard (Composer) (Composer).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 81 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : First Run Films : 2008.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Parvez Sharma.
Participant or Performer Note:
Unspecified narrator(s).
Summary, etc.:
Fourteen centuries after the revelation of the holy Qur'an to the Prophet Muhammad, Islam today is the world's second largest and fastest growing religion. Muslim gay filmmaker Parvez Sharma travels the many worlds of this dynamic faith, discovering the stories of its most unlikely storytellers: lesbian and gay Muslims. Produced by Sandi DuBowski (Trembling Before G-d) and Sharma, A Jihad for Love was filmed in 12 countries and 9 languages and comes from the heart of Islam. Looking beyond a hostile and war-torn present, it reclaims the Islamic concept of a greater Jihad, whose true meaning is akin to 'an inner struggle' or 'to strive in the path of God' - allowing its remarkable subjects to move beyond the narrow concept of Jihad as holy war.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Homosexuality > Islamic countries.
Muslim gays.
Gays > Islamic countries.
Gay men > Islamic countries.
Muslim gay men > India.
Muslim gay men > South Africa.
Muslim gay men > France.
Sex > Religious aspects > Islam.

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