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Documentary on gays in India, Iran

(BoGlobe) Filmed in 9 languages and 12 countries, ‘A Jihad for Love’s’ greatest strength — its intimate portraits of individual lives — is also its weakness, since it provides the viewer with meager cultural context.
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Gay Muslim documentary at Cannes

(NYT) Parvez Sharma’s ‘A Jihad for Love’ ranges from Johannesburg to Istanbul, with a happy detour among the drag queens of India. It follows gay Iranians who flee to central Turkey in hopes of applying for political asylum in Canada.