CRITIC'S PICK! "Brave...Eye-opening!” - Sara Cardace, New York Magazine

“Revealing and moving…notable for its depiction of the tenacity with which its subjects hold on to their faith despite the wall of bigotry, often homicidal, that confronts them.”
-Wall Street Journal -Read the full review

“A remarkable exploration, six years in the making, of the lives and struggles of gays and lesbians in the Islamic world today.”-Huffington Post -Read the full review

“Dignity and despair woven tightly together…Courageous.” -The Guardian -Read the full review

“Lifts the veil of secrecy….frankly brave.” -NPR, Talk of the Nation


“A passionate, essential first step (to) expose the plight of a severely underappreciated stratum of the Muslim world…both haunting and inspiring.” - S. James Snyder, New York Sun

“Provocative, deeply felt, original and emotionally complex.” - Jim Ridley, Village Voice

“Heartfelt debut … gains depth of feeling as it goes and even develops something of a nail-biting narrative.” - Nathan Lee, The New York Times

“Revealing and moving…a gifted filmmaker.” - Bret Stephens, Wall Street Journal

“Rich with compelling, often heartbreaking stories…a much-needed reminder that the foundation of any great religion consists of love and understanding.” - Phil Hall, Film Threat

“Numerous compelling stories…socially groundbreaking work.” - Kevin B. Lee, Slant Magazine


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