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A documentary on gay, lesbian, and transgender Muslims across the Muslim and Western worlds. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Muhsin Hendricks ... Himself
A.K. Hoosen ... Himself (as Mufti A.K. Hoosen)
Mazen ... Himself

Abdellah Taia ... Himself
Sana ... Herself
Maryam ... Herself
Maha ... Herself
Amir ... Himself
Arsham Parsi ... Himself
Payam ... Himself
Mojtaba ... Himself
Ferda ... Herself
Kiymet ... Herself
Qasim ... Himself
Syed Kalbe Jawad ... Himself
Ahsan ... Himself

Directed by
Parvez Sharma 
 
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Parvez Sharma 

Produced by
Sandi Simcha Dubowski .... producer (as Sandi DuBowski)
Andrew Herwitz .... executive producer
Michael Huffington .... executive producer
Dave Mace .... executive producer
Ioannis Mookas .... associate producer
Eileen Opatut .... executive producer
Linda Saetre .... executive producer
Amisha Veda .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Sussan Deyhim 
Richard Horowitz 
 
Cinematography by
Berke Bas 
David W. Leitner 
Parvez Sharma 
 
Film Editing by
Juliet Weber 
 
Production Management
Brice Bishop-Pullan .... post-production supervisor
Donald Klocek .... post-production supervisor
 
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Peter Friedman .... creative consultant
 
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Dan Fulton .... assistant sound editor
Bruce Kitzmeyer .... dialogue editor
Ira Spiegel .... supervising sound editor
John Werner .... sound editor
 
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Adnan Malik .... assistant camera
 
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Berke Bas .... additional editor
Brice Bishop-Pullan .... assistant editor
David Gauff .... online editor
Ahmed Hussein .... assistant editor
Donald Klocek .... additional editor
Joaquin Perez .... assistant editor
Stephen Vittoria .... editor: Theatrical Trailer
 
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Ramsay Adams .... music supervisor
Abe Velez .... music supervisor
 
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Josh Hetzler .... thanks
 

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Australia:M | Canada:14A | Canada:PG (British Columbia) | Canada:PG (Ontario) | USA:Unrated
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The film used covered faces and silhouettes in order to protect the safety of sources whose lives would have been in danger had their identities been revealed.See more »
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Muhsin Hendricks:I guess what was never taught to us, when I was growing up, is that Allah is also the Allah of love. We always had to Taqwa Allah. You have to fear God. We never were taught about the love of God.See more »

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humans hide it better..., 4 August 2014
Author: movie reviews from Peru

Watched the film with interest having an interest in Islam.

It is interesting to see the human trait where religious conviction trumps reality testing every time. There was one scene where a gay woman says that the Koran is for womens rights ???.

Ultimately Islam will embrace the 21st century and it will start in Western countries. It is useful to keep in mind that even today most evangelical Christian churches think about gays the same way. What they must have been like 50 or 100 years ago! It takes the Muhsin Hendricks for these changes to ever happen.

It is tough and inexplicable (why these innocent harmless people are so hated) and ultimately you must relate to God/Allah in your own private way. This oddly seems more accessible to Muslims than Christians.

It is also useful to remember that homosexuality is very common in all humans and animals

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