“Mosque” doc especially pertinent now, filmmaker says

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“The Mosque in Morgantown” filmmaker Brittany Huckabee hopes it helps audiences realize the similarities and differences between religions because “that’s pretty important in a time when Americans are trying to engage with the larger Muslim world, to understand what’s going on here at home inside the often closed doors of mosques.” The film, part of the America at a Crossroads project, premiered at the Metropolitan Theater in Morgantown, W.V., last night. It centers on Asra Nomani, who entered the mosque to pray in the main hall where only men were allowed. Her move caused reactions through the mosque there as well as others across the country. The film debuts on PBS on June 15. Here’s more on the Crossroads project from the Nov. 6, 2006, Current.

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