A Gay Muslim Filmmaker Faces his Fatwa

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A fatwa was issued on openly gay and Muslim filmmaker Parvez Sharma following in release of his 2008 film, “A Jihad for Love,” which argued that Islam and homosexuality could co-exist. His new documentary, “A Sinner in Mecca,” takes him from his home in New York, to the Arab Spring’s Middle East, and subsequently back to his birthplace in India. Opens September 4 at Cinema Village.