1. Documentary, 60min.

    "I was scared of them before, but now I want to invite them for dinner" - Audience

    "The filmmaker "effortlessly provides a cinematic platform for these outspoken individuals to share their viewpoints with honesty, candour, and humour. The film offers audiences of all faiths and backgrounds a rare opportunity to learn more about a religious observance that has been politicized, romanticized, condemned and embraced around the world." -Amira Elghawaby, Human Rights Coordinator, National Council of Canadian Muslim Women (NCCM)

    Golden Sheaf Award
    Award of Excellence, International Film Festival Spirituality - Religion - Visionary
    Award of Merit, Accolade Global Film Competition
    Nominee, Reel Rose Award, Best Documentary, John Paul II Interfaith Film Festival
    Nominee, Reel Rose Award, Rhythm of Life Award, John Paul II Interfaith Film Festival
    Official Selection, Global Peace Film Festival
    Official Selection, Freedom Film Fest KOMAS

    No dress code inspires more debate than that of Muslim women. The film explores the challenges of four practicing Muslim women in Toronto making decisions about their personal dress codes. When they decide to start or stop wearing hijab, they interact with different members of society who have different opinions and ideas about the hijab. The film unveils how the hijab carries many diverse meanings and messages that may surprise non-Muslims, and also reveals the intricate and complex effects of hijab on Muslim women, their families and communities, and the larger multicultural society in the West.

    For more details, visit hijabdocumentary.com

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  2. "Now I want to invite them over dinner!" - Audience, non-Muslim

    Winner, Golden Sheaf Award
    Winner, Award of Merit, Accolade Global Film Competition
    Winner, International Award of Excellence, International Film Festival Spirituality-Religion-Visionary
    Just Film Award
    Nominee, Reel Rose Award, John Paul II Interfaith Film Festival
    Nominee, Rhythm of Life Award, John Paul II Interfaith Film Festival
    Official Selection, Global Peace Film Festival
    Official Selection, Freedom Film Fest KOMAS
    Featured Filmmaker, Princeton Independent Film Festival

    The filmmaker "effortlessly provides a cinematic platform for these outspoken individuals to share their viewpoints with honesty, candour, and humour. The film offers audiences of all faiths and backgrounds a rare opportunity to learn more about a religious observance that has been politicized, romanticized, condemned and embraced around the world." -Amira Elghawaby, Communication Director, National Council of Canadian Muslim Women (NCCM)

    SYNOPSIS

    No dress code inspires more debate than that of Muslim women. The film explores the challenges of four practicing Muslim women in Toronto making decisions about their personal dress codes. When they decide to start or stop wearing hijab, they interact with different members of society who have different opinions and ideas about the hijab. The film unveils how the hijab carries many diverse meanings and messages that may surprise non-Muslims, and also reveals the intricate and complex effects of hijab on Muslim women, their families and communities, and the larger multicultural society in the West.

    For more information: Visit hijabdocumentary.com
    IF YOU LIKE TO ORGANIZE A SCREENING, PLEASE EMAIL AT INFO@HIJABDOCUMENTARY.COM.

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  3. Few dress codes inspire more debate than that of Muslim women. Between Allah & Me (and Everyone Else) explores the challenges faced by four practicing Muslim women in Toronto as they decide to start or stop wearing hijab. While making decisions about their own personal dress codes, these women encounter a variety of people with different opinions about the hijab and what it represents. Capturing both deep emotions and humor, this film unveils how the hijab carries many diverse meanings and messages that might surprise non-Muslims and Muslims alike. It also reveals the intricate and complex effects that wearing the hijab has on Muslim women, their families and communities, and the larger multicultural society in the West.

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