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  • The Sunni Beard

    Philadelphia is known as "the city of brotherly love" and these brothas love their beards. The beard has a special significance in Philadelphia culture and is unlike any other city in America. There is a reason motivating a choice to grow or to shave, to groom, trim or leave alone. The Sunni Bear...

  • The Life of Omar Ibn-Said

    In this student-produced mini-documentary, Richard Wright students provide historical reference and insight into the process of acquisition, digitization, and conservation of the Library of Congress' most recent acquisition, "The Life of Omar Ibn Said," the only known autobiography still in exist...

  • Somalinimo

    As students return to universities around the world, four British-Somali students talk about navigating one of Britain's most elite institutions: Cambridge University.

    Their identity is rooted in Somalinimo ('the essence of being Somali') and in this love letter to Somali culture, blackness and...

  • Muhammad Ali - Janazah Service

    Behind the scenes highlight videos and photos taken by Tariq Subhani while assisting Imam Zaid Shakir during the Janazah prayer and Memorial Service of Muhammad Ali in Louisville Kentucky on June 9th & 10th 2016.

  • The Timbuktu Renaissance

    For most people, the name Timbuktu conjures images of an imaginary place at the edges of the Earth. While it’s true that Timbuktu is remote, it is far from mythic. The ancient city in northern Mali was for centuries a vibrant crossroad of trade, culture, scholarship and religious tolerance. It wa...

  • Bilal, a New Breed of Hero

    Movie

    A thousand years ago, a boy with a dream of becoming a great warrior is abducted with his sister & taken to a land far away from home. Bilal and Ghufaira find themselves bound to the ruthless whims of the most powerful man in the city, Umayya. Thrown into a world where greed & injustice rule all,...

  • Bilal's Stand

    NOTE: not suitable for young children.

    Bilal – a Muslim high school senior in Detroit – works long hours to keep up both his grades and his family’s long-owned taxi stand. “The Stand” has been the family’s social and financial hub for sixty years, and now Bilal is destined to carry the torch. Ye...

  • Black and Muslim in Britain

    1 season

    A series exploring stories and dialogue around being Black and Muslim in Britain. ‘Black and Muslim in Britain’ was initiated in October 2016 with the intention of addressing the lack of faith representation during Black History Month in the UK, on its 30th anniversary.

    The series is a collectio...

  • Two and a Half Muslims

    1 season

    An all new original comedy-educational webseries about a recent revert to Islam and his two bumbling friends guiding him into his new life of being a Muslim.

  • Love Supreme: An Anatomy of Gratitude

    Preacher Moss is considered the “Godfather of Muslim Comedy.” He’s the founder of the groundbreaking comedy project, “Allah Made Me Funny,’ The Official Muslim Comedy Tour. Many of the present day Muslim comedians like Mo Amer, Hassan Minhaj, Ramy Youssef , and the like enjoy mainstream success, ...

  • FRIDAY - Bedrock of Brooklyn

    Friday is a short documentary that explores the community within and history of a mosque and religious space in New York that is known as the “bedrock of Brooklyn”. A film by Aisha Amin.

  • His Other Wife

    Based on Umm Zakiyyah’s bestselling novel “His Other Wife”, this short movie features recently divorced single mother Aliyah learning of a mystery man’s interest in marrying her. Meanwhile, Deanna, Aliyah's best friend and renowned marriage counselor, insists that Aliyah caused her own divorce an...

  • Zakiyyah's Talking Flower Garden

    Along with her cousin, Jalil, Zakiyyah goes on an adventure in her flower garden. They learn about some of the most beautiful flowers in the world along with historical contribution of prominent Kings and Queens of Africa like King Takyi, King Hannibal and Queen Nzinga. When Zaniyah’s mother stum...

  • Zaynab's Enchanted Scarf

    4 items

    Young Zaynab is gifted a beautiful scarf from her grandmother. One day she decides to try on the scarf and is whisked away back in time. During her adventure she learns of prominent Kings and Queens of Africa like King Mansa Musa, Queen Amina and Queen Nefertari historical contribution to society...

  • Black American Muslim

    “I could choose to hide… but, Islam gives me a place to hope for better,” says Lawrence Coleman. He has experienced most of his life through the layered lens of three identities: Black, American and Muslim. Throughout his life, balancing those identities has posed some unique struggles for Colema...

  • In Conversation Ibtihaj Muhammad and Darren Walker

    Olympic medalist Ibtihaj Muhammad speaks with Ford Foundation president Darren Walker on what it means to be a woman of color, Muslim, American, and an athlete in the current political and historical moment.

  • The Swahili Beat

    An upbeat look at the history of the Swahili people of Kenya and Tanzania's East African coast. The film takes viewers along the coast from the fabled island of Lamu to Zanzibar, Mombasa, Kilwa, Bagamoyo and Darussalam, tracing the development of the Swahili culture through the intermarriage of A...