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WFU students offer screening, discussion of award-winning film 'A Jihad for Love'


March 18, 2009

The Gay-Straight Students Alliance at Wake Forest University will show the award-winning documentary film “A Jihad for Love” at 6 p.m. March 24 in Greene Hall, Room 162.

The event is free and open to the public, and the screening will be followed by a question-and-answer session with the film’s director, Parvez Sharma.

The 81-minute film, which has won five international awards, deals with the themes of Islam and homosexuality in a post-Sept. 11 world and seeks to challenge many stereotypes of Islam in a time when much of the religion and its one billion followers are misunderstood.

For more information, call (336) 758-3092.

Press Contacts:

Eric Frazier
(336) 758-5237


Kevin Cox
(336) 758-5237


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