Hanif is a Muslim casket maker and ritual body washer in New Jersey who mentors two kids, Furquan and Naz. Hardship comes when Furquan’s home life becomes more turbulent and Naz gets caught up in a serious arrest. Hanif fears he has failed as a mentor and falls into a downward spiral.
Announcing the arrival of a major new voice in nonfiction filmmaking, Zeshawn Ali’s debut is a vibrant portrait of community and faith. Beautifully composed in black and white, Two Gods renders its subjects with great intimacy to create an invaluable document of the Muslim American experience.