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A new film follows the first female sharia judge in the Middle East. Through the story of Kholoud al-Faqih, Erika Cohn’s documentary provides insight into women’s rights in Palestine. From its first sunlit moments, “The Judge” is a warmly intimate documentary. Women sit on plastic chairs under pomegranate trees while Kholoud al-Faqih, the film’s subject, […]

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A new film, Journey into Europe explores contemporary dimensions of Islam in Europe and the invaluable contributions of Islam in European history and civilization By Raza Rumi Islam is ‘incompatible’ with Western civilization is what we hear at the start of a new film, Journey into Europe, that looks at the much-hyped dilemma in much […]

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Social amity is well worth sacrificing at the altar of electoral success for fascist parties. Documentary: Muzaffarnagar Baaqi hai Language: Hindi (subtitles in English) Duration: 136 minutes Producer: Nakul Singh Sawhney Reviewed by Maqbool Ahmed Siraj The 136-minute documentary shot by Nakul Singh Sawhney packs between two ends the saga of polarization of votes along […]

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A short Kannada movie neatly wraps up the horrific saga afflicting the victims of state terrorism. The Little Scientist Mercury Movies International Producer : Mohammed Rafee Story, Screenplay and Direction: Narasimha Panthula Cast: Niyazuddin as Akbar Seriff, Mayuri as Ayesha & Ayan as Amir Shariff. The 15-minute Kannada film with English subtitles is a powerful […]

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