Me and the Mosque
Using animation, archival footage and personal interviews, this
full-length documentary portrays the multiple relationships Canadian
Muslim women entertain with Islam’s place of worship, the mosque.
is the fastest growing religion in the world. In North America, a large
number of converts are women. Many are drawn to the religion because of
its emphasis on social justice and spiritual equality between the
Yet, many mosques force women to pray behind barriers, separate from
men, and some do not even permit women to enter the building.
Exploring all sides of the issue, the film examines the space – both
physical and social – granted to women in mosques across the country.