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Reuters: Dutch politician to make film on gays, Islam

By Indiewire | Indiewire November 17, 2005 at 9:37AM

A Somali-born Dutch politician who received death threats after making a film critical of Islam plans a second movie about the faith's attitude to gays, Dutch news reports said on Thursday. Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a member of the Dutch Parliament, wrote the script to the short film "Submission" about violence against women in Islamic societies, filmed by Theo van Gogh who was killed last year by an Amsterdam-born Muslim radical. "I will look at the position of gays in Islam. In the film, they are called Allah's creatures," the newspaper Volkskrant quoted Hirsi Ali as saying. Reuters reports.
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A Somali-born Dutch politician who received death threats after making a film critical of Islam plans a second movie about the faith's attitude to gays, Dutch news reports said on Thursday. Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a member of the Dutch Parliament, wrote the script to the short film "Submission" about violence against women in Islamic societies, filmed by Theo van Gogh who was killed last year by an Amsterdam-born Muslim radical. "I will look at the position of gays in Islam. In the film, they are called Allah's creatures," the newspaper Volkskrant quoted Hirsi Ali as saying. Reuters reports.