A Sinner in Mecca Reviews

September 4, 2015
Many aspects of A Sinner in Mecca are fraught...so why does it seldom feel like a matter of life or death?
September 4, 2015
My true frustration about Sharma's film is that beneath the diversions, it contains the material for what could have been something as controversial, powerful, and tender as he seemed to wish.
September 3, 2015
Mr. Sharma has created a swirling, fascinating travelogue and a stirring celebration of devotion.
September 3, 2015
The mix of ancient customs and modern crowd-control methods is both inspiring and surprising, and an absolute must-see for any student of sociology or religion.
September 3, 2015
Sharma's vital, personal doc reveals the filmmaker's attempt at hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca that it is the duty of Muslims to undertake once in a lifetime.
August 28, 2015
The result is a fascinating look at a city off-limits to non-Muslims.
August 28, 2015
A Sinner in Mecca is a suitably messy mix of the gritty and the surreal, the wrenching and the transcendent, from the midst of the trek to Islam's holiest site.