A Jihad for Love
A Jihad for Love (preceded by a short film called In the Name of Allah) is a 2008 documentary film and was the world's first film on Islam and homosexuality. It took a total of six years to make and premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2007. It premiered at the Berlin Film Festival in 2008 as the opening documentary film for the Panorama section. The filmmakers—director and producer Parvez Sharma and co-producer Sandi Dubowski raised more than a million dollars to make the film.