“Touching and humanizing. … An illuminating glimpse into the lives of a set of Muslim women and the role of the Hijab in their lives (whether they choose to wear it or not). Great filmmaking and I appreciate the courage of the women profiled.” – Stuart from Oregon State University
Claire Nicolas, Associate Professor of Human Ecology at the University of Nebraska -Lincoln conducted a post-screening survey on the impact of Between Allah & Me. The result was astonishing. The film truly helped the students understand the belief, culture and diversity of Muslim women and their community. Click to view the result larger.
Awards / Special Mentions: Golden Sheaf Award, Yorkton Film Festival Award or Merit, Accolade Global Film Competition Featured Filmmaker, Princeton Independent Film Festival Reel Rose Award Nominee, Best Documentary, Rhythm of Life Award, John Paul II Interfaith Film Festival (award to be announced) Award Nominee, International Film Festival for Spirituality, Religion, Visionary (award to be announced) …
Video Librarian, a leading review magazine in the United States for librarians, recommended Between Allah & Me in its July/August issue. Here is what the reviewer Kathleen C. Fennessy had to say about the film: “Toronto filmmaker Kyoko Yokoma interviews four women who wear the hijab in this nonjudgmental documentary. Farida, who is of Turkish decent, grew …
There will be two screenings before and during the World Interfaith Harmony Week. Jan. 3oth (Sat.) 6pm @ Tao Sangha Healing Centre 375 Jane St, Toronto, ON M6S 3Z3 (Director in attendance) Feb. 5th (Fri.) 7pm @ Beit Zatoun 612 Markham St., Toronto, ON M6G 2L8 (Director in attendance)
To celebrate the upcoming official DVD / Streaming release and World Interfaith Harmony Week Feb. 1-7 (EST), we are going to offer everyone to watch the film privately for free for a week. Come back to this website during the week and enjoy the multi-award winning film.
Between Allah & Me (and Everyone Else) is now distributed by Video Kobo AKAME to universities, educational institutions and non-profit organizations. The English DVD will be available by the end of January through this website. Stay tuned.
Thank you for following the development of our film for long time. We are happy to offer you a special gift. For the next 3 days, you can finally watch Between Allah & Me (and Everyone Else) and for FREE! Offer ends on December 27th. password:hijabdoc2016 If you like the film, request your local libraries and …
Production Note is added to this website that reveals the director’s thought and how this compelling film became what it is. WATCH TRAILER
Between Allah & Me has won Just Film Award in San Francisco, and will be screened early December (3rd or 4th) in Indonesia at Youth Peace Int’l Film Festival.