A Sinner In Mecca

A Sinner In Mecca

Hříšník v Mecce

Photography: Hussain Akbar, Parvez Sharma
Editing: Sajid Akbar, Alison Amron
Music: Sajid Akbar, M.E. Manning
Producer, Co-producer: Parvez Sharma
Color: Colour
Language: English, Arabic, Urdu, Hindi
Synopsis

The director sets out on the pilgrimage to Mecca with a hidden camera, hiding his sexual orientation. Will Allah accept him for who he is? Will he allow him to show sinners the sacred heart of the Muslim faith? This autobiographical film shot with a handheld camera is accompanied by the filmmaker’s free commentary.

Biography

Parvez Sharma is an American filmmaker of Indian origin. He lives in New York with his partner and is a practicing Muslim. In 1997 he made the film Jihad for Love, about the relationship between Islam and homosexuality.

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Festival edition: 2015
Sections: Al Akhbar
Premiere Type: Czech Premiere
Exhibition format: DCP
Subtitle languages: English
Simultaneous interpreting: cz
Screening:
29.10.2015 10:30
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