The Taqwacores [videorecording].

Contributor(s): Zahra, Eyad | Naderi, Bobby, 1984- | Rains, Dominic, 1982- | Mann, Nav, 1981-Material type: TextTextPublication details: [United States] : Strand Releasing, [2011] Description: 1 videodisc (83 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inGenre/Form: Feature filmsSummary: 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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Bonus features: original theatrical trailer, deleted scenes, behind the scenes

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.

Rating: Not rated; contains mature subject matter.

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