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Ablution

Omar Al Dakheel
United States, 2017, 15 min.

In English & Arabic with English subtitles.
This film is family friendly.

The bond between a disabled Muslim father and his son is tested when love is pitted against religion.

Director's Statement

I decided to make this film to show a different narrative of Islam which is unfortunately not very well seen. I've read the Qur'an and I believe in it's inclusive and universal message. A message of Tolerance, Love, and Compassion. Ablution will shed the light on the journey of a young Muslim American man trying to make room for love in a religiously intolerant place.

Category: Drama.
Themes: Family, Religion, LGBTQ, Identity.

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