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A Jihad for love

First feature documentary to explore the complex global intersections between Islam and homosexuality ... 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, filmmaker Parvez Sharma makes the film from within the faith, depicting Islam with the same respect that the film's characters show for it. Special features (interviews and featurettes): Parvez [Sharma] uncut, Muslim talk show, Traveling "love jihadis," More of Mushin, Tahir's Pakistan, Trans in Turkey, An American Muslim. Director, Parvez Sharma. 2007. 81 min.