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Unity Mosque

Director: Nicole Teeny
Short Film :: Shorties
Running Time:06:34 minutes
Event Date(s)
10:15 AM EST
Friday, November 12
Thalian Main

Key Cast: El-Farouk Khaki, Urvah Khan, Troy Jackson, Shawn A., Mehrangiz, Unity Mosque

After having to hide their relationship while making the Hajj, El-Farouk—a gay Imam—and his husband Troy co-founded Unity Mosque in Toronto, one of the world’s first Queer-affirming and gender-equal mosques. Though the mosque receives death threats, it forges on, playing a life-saving role in the lives of its members.

Screening in the Clarabell Shorts Block.