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Directed by Fawzia Mirza

Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A

Noor and Layla are breaking up. Is it the end of the road for these two Muslim women, or is it the beginning? This film is about reclaiming ritual through queer, Muslim love, told at five different moments in their relationship, marked by the five calls to prayer.

Director: Fawzia Mirza
Writer: Fawzia Mirza
Producer: Andria Wilson Mirza
Executive Producer: Chani Nicholas, Sonya Passi, Sonia Hosko, Shant Joshi
Director of Photography: Ashley Iris Gill
Editor: Shell Therien
Production Designer: Amina Moon
Music: Urvah Khan
Cast: Sahar B. Agustin-Maleki, Nicole Nwokolo, Urvah Khan

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Hard to Heart

From reconciling with a sibling to envisioning a parenting plan with a partner, the hardest conversations are with the ones you love. — Eseel Borlasa

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