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Taqwacore: The Birth of Punk Islam (2009)

Taqwacore: The Birth of Punk Islam

TOMATOMETER

Average Rating: 6.1/10
Reviews Counted: 5
Fresh: 3
Rotten: 2

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Reviews Counted: 1
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Average Rating: 3.6/5
User Ratings: 69

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Movie Info

Michael Muhammad Knight's 2003 novel The Taqwacores told the story of a handful of Muslim punk rockers living in New York who form a band to spread the word about their faith. While the story was fiction, Knight's story inspired a small but vocal handful of real-life Muslim rock fans who struggle to combine their love of aggressive music with lyrics that celebrate Islamic teachings ("Taqwacore" comes from "Taqwa," an Arabic word which refers to deep and sincere religious faith, and "Hardcore," a … More

Rating:
Unrated
Genre:
Documentary , Faith & Spirituality , Musical & Performing Arts , Special Interest
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Critic Reviews for Taqwacore: The Birth of Punk Islam

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (1) | Fresh (3) | Rotten (2)

The film follows the history of a hybrid cultural movement inspired by a novel.

Full Review… | October 16, 2009
Globe and Mail
Top Critic

Muslim punk rock and an author's bizarre ride into the homeland

Full Review… | July 21, 2010
Metro Times (Detroit, MI)

It's easy to root against these coming-of-agers, who wear their confusion on their vintage T's and walk the line between self-persecution and deliberate outward agitation.

Full Review… | April 28, 2010
Boston Phoenix

A documentary that -- like its protagonist -- isn't quite sure what it wants to say, but has enough Spinal Tap moments to at least loudly entertain.

Full Review… | October 16, 2009
Jam! Movies

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