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The Taqwacores

Author: Eyad ZahraMichael Muhammad KnightBobby NaderiNoureen DeWulfDominic RainsAll authors
Publisher: [Culver City, Calif.] : Strand Releasing, 2011.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Yusef is a first-generation Pakistani-American engineering student who moves off-campus with a group of Muslim punks in Buffalo, New York. His new 'unorthodox' housemates soon introduce him to Taqwacore, which is a hardcore, Muslim punk rock scene. As the seasons change, Taqwacore influences the house more and more. The living room becomes a mosque during the day, while it continues to host punk shows at night.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Coming-of-age films
Drama
Fiction films
Subculture films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
DVD-Video discs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Eyad Zahra; Michael Muhammad Knight; Bobby Naderi; Noureen DeWulf; Dominic Rains; Nav Mann; Omar Fadel; Rumanni Filmworks.; Strand Releasing (Firm); Visit Films (Firm)
OCLC Number: 708415960
Language Note: Closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Videodisc release of the 2010 motion picture.
"C2009"--Container; "c2010"--Film.
"Based on the novel by Michael Muhammad Knight"--Credits.
"Visit Films"--Container.
Bonus features: original theatrical trailer, deleted scenes, behind the scenes.
Credits: Director of photography, JP Perry ; editor, Joshua Rosenfield ; original score by Omar Fadel.
Cast: Bobby Naderi, Noureen Dewulf, Dominic Rains, Nav Mann, Ian Tran, Volkan Eryaman, Rasika Mathur, Tony Yalda.
Target Audience: Not rated: this film contains mature subject matter.
Description: 1 videodisc (83 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, Dolby digital 2.0; widescreen.
Responsibility: Rumanni Filmworks presents ; adapted screenplay by Michael Muhammad Knight, Eyad Zahra ; produced and directed by Eyad Zahra.

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Yusef is a first-generation Pakistani-American engineering student who moves off-campus with a group of Muslim punks in Buffalo, New York. His new 'unorthodox' housemates soon introduce him to Taqwacore, which is a hardcore, Muslim punk rock scene. As the seasons change, Taqwacore influences the house more and more. The living room becomes a mosque during the day, while it continues to host punk shows at night. Ultimately, Yusef begins to challenge his own faith and ideologies.

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