Alchemiya is an online TV streaming service dedicated to bringing you the best Movies, Drama and Documentaries about the Muslim world.
A video library that celebrates the rich culture and heritage of the Muslim world, past and present. Often described as the "Muslim Netflix", Alchemiya is a movement to provide positive, celebratory, beautiful, video content and challenges the distorted negative ‘tropes’ about Islam and Muslims.
Alchemiya has established itself as the ‘home’ of feel-good entertainment for anyone who wants to hear and see the everyday beauty present in Muslim communities everywhere.
We seek out and work with the most creative talent, both established and emerging, from the Global Muslim community. Content is selected for its appeal to universal audiences and we support an open minded, inclusive attitude, avoiding sectarian, political or narrow interpretations.
When most Americans think of the Islamic veil, the image of Afghan women in blue burkas or the black chador of the Islamic Republic of Iran may come to mind. But what about the Muslim-American woman who combines her headscarf with jeans or haute couture gowns? Fashioning Faith takes a behind the scenes look at the world of Islamic fashion and US-based clothing designers.
This short film on the paper-cutting craft of Saanjhi and how it is transforming the lives of women from Hazrat Nizamuddin Basti. The women cut patterns of jaalis, motifs, and patterns from the Mughal-era monuments situated in Nizamuddin, and create products like lamps, screens, tea-lights, bookm...
The story of the creation of the Humayun's Tomb gold finial, which had a team of architects, engineers, scientists and traditional craftsmen - carpenters, copper-smiths, gilders - working towards this mammoth restoration effort for two years.
Is it art or a stylish way to ask for charity? ls it a temporary or seasonal occupation or a real job? Is it simply clichéd or challenging and creative? The living statue catches the attention of passer-bys with its autonomous imaginative powerful presence in the heart of the larger cities.