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    Big Screen | Top 5: From Wiseman to Waters to Germany in LA, This Week's Theatrical Best Bets

    Each week here at indieWIRE, five recommendations for theatrical viewing pleasure are being offered up, tackling everything from new releases, to film festivals, to curated series, and events around North America. This week, John Waters discusses "the most shocking film ever made," Frederick Wiseman...

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    In His Own Words: Eyad Zahra Discusses an Exclusive Scene From "The Taqwacores"

    Fresh off premiering his film at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, Eyad Zahra's directorial debut "The Taqwacores" hits theaters in New York this Friday, October 22. In anticipation of the film's release, Zahra shared an exclusive clip of his film with indieWIRE.

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    Strand Rocks to Visit's "Taqwacores"

    North American rights to Eyad Zahra's Sundance premiere "The Taqwacores" have been been licensed to Strand Releasing by Visit Films. Ryan Kampe of Visit Films negotiated the deal with Jon Gerrans of Strand Releasing. The film, co-written by Zahra and Michael Muhammad Knight, stars Bobby Naderi, Nour...

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    Sundance '10 | Rookie Director Eyad Zahra's "The Taqwacores": "A Muslim Film"

    For his first feature film, director Eyad Zahra sought out to make a film in which "Americans can truly see Muslims as Americans, and Muslims can truly see themselves as American".

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