Gender Me: Homosexuality and Islam

Gender Me: Homosexuality and Islam

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Gender Me is a road movie about Mansour’s voyage into the world of Islam. It is a personal odyssey through a world of taboos, filled with contradictory images. He explores questions regarding faith and gender in Islam with a special focus on the unusual stories of Muslim gays. Mansour is a homosexual Iranian refugee who has been living in Oslo for the past 18 years where he works as a pharmacist. Now he wants to travel back to Istanbul, where he lived for two years before he was granted asylum in Norway.
Starring Mansour Saberi, Imam Daayiee Abdullah, Kaltham Alexander Lie
Director Nefise Özkal Lorentzen