“Lol at these hysterical comments. Stephen, it looks like you were able to transcend your own assumptions and biases and grow as a person as a result of making this film. It makes a lot of intolerant ideologues upset, as is evident here, but I think that's a sign you're moving in the right direction. Sounds like you had an amazing journey.
“I recommend everyone check out this website featuring some of Rumi's works in translation and including critical footnotes which highlight the allusions, puns and images that Rumi uses which those unfamiliar with Islam (Rumi was, after all, an accomplished Islamic scholar) would miss.