[Montréal, Québec] : [Distributed by] National Film Board of Canada, 
Video — 1 streaming video file (90 min.) : digital, sound, color
Zero Degrees of Separation breaks with the sensationalistic media coverage of the violence in the Middle East by documenting the everyday lives of two mixed gay Palestinian-Israeli couples. Faced with modern injustices of work visas, checkpoints, harassment and prejudices, these courageous and outspoken individuals resist attempts at oppresssion and take small steps each day to build a sense of peace, mutual respect and hope.
First feature documentary to explore the complex global intersections between Islam and homosexuality ... The film travels a wide geographic arc presenting lives from India, Pakistan, Iran, Turkey, Egypt, South Africa and France. Always filming in secret and as a Muslim, [filmmaker] Parvez [Sharma] makes the film from within the faith, depicting Islam with the same respect that the film's characters show for it.