World of Islam, Michael Jackson Collide in Egyptian Film

The movie, Sheikh Jackson, follows Sheikh Hani as his love for Michael Jackson throws him onto a bumpy journey to discover his own identity, mirroring how Egypt's conservative society is torn between its Islamic and Arab traditions and Western culture.

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Screenshot from the movie, Sheikh Jackson.


  • Sheikh Jackson - Trailer

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    Publication Date:
    14 August 2017

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