• Oriental Scholars

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    Oriental Scholars is an educational program which celebrates the scholars of our past. It sheds light on their accomplishments, and the influence they have left on modern times.

  • Ramadan, Fasting & Health

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    This 30 part documentary presentation explores the health benefits that fasting the holy month of Ramadan brings in addition to its primary purpose of cleansing the soul. The holy month in Islam marked by fasting from dawn until sunset, practiced by millions of Muslims worldwide. Beyond its spiri...

  • Immortal in Memory, the Great Scholars and Scientists of Islam

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    This series is a vast treasure trove of bothe scientific and culture knowledge. We will venture to the past and unravel the chronicles of Islamic scholarship history of the most renowned Arab and Muslim figures. Join us as we witness the great and invaluable legacy that these icons of the pre-mod...

  • History of Arab Manuscripts

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    Embark with us on a captivating journey, rich in content and substantiated by intricate details, tracing the evolution of human expression from primitive cave drawings to the art of engraving letters on stones. As our journey unfolds, we witness the inception of writing followed closely by the b...

  • The Great Scholars of the Abbasid Age

    2 seasons

    A 30 part dramatised series of the lives of ten Qadis (judges) who lived at the time of the Abbasids and who were influential figures in Islamic history, raising important issues as Muslim models to be emulated, in addition to discussing contemporary issues that have recently emerged in Arab soci...

  • Flight Mode (En Mode Avion)


    "En Mode Avion" is a feature documentary film that tells the story of Samir during his crossing of the Pyrenees on the legendary GR10 route.

    More than a sporting feat, this film tackles important themes: our relationship to nature, to oneself, to others and the place of spirituality in a life w...

  • In Mansourah, You Separated Us

    During the Algerian War of independence, 2.35 million Algerian civilians were forcibly displaced by the French Army and resettled in camps. 1.2 million were forced to leave their home. In Mansourah, his native village, Malek and his daughter Dorothee-Myriam document this silenced memory, that the...

  • Between the Barricades

    Nine-year-old Aya is too young to understand the politics of occupation but faces the restrictions of not being able to play outside anymore. One night soldiers raid Aya’s home, leaving her younger brother trembling behind their bedroom door. It is this night that Aya attempts to muster up the co...

  • Zayn & Zayna's Little Farm

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    Zayn and Zayna's little farm centres around creativity, confidence and communication. It celebrating the importance of family, respecting one another, care for the environment, thinking creatively and practising mindfulness. Join Zayn and Zayna’s Little Farm for fun and adventures on the farm. Su...

  • From Palestine | Series

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    A 15 part documentary that tells the story of Palestine with all that constitutes it ranging from its nature, terrain, and spectacular climate as well as highlighting the most important historical and religious tourist landmarks, as well as the most renowned places of worship. This documentary se...

  • A Song of Resistance

    A Song of Resistance tells the story of Yerbakyt Otarbay, a Kazakh victim of the Chinese ‘re-education’ center. Through animated sequences, the film delves into his traumatic memories of being forcibly detained in a ‘re-education’ center. The film witnesses him grappling with the emotional turmoi...

  • Between the Barricades


    Nine-year-old Aya is too young to understand the politics of occupation but faces the restrictions of not being able to play outside anymore. One night soldiers raid Aya’s home, leaving her younger brother trembling behind their bedroom door. It is this night that Aya attempts to muster up the co...

  • Born a King


    An extraordinary real life story set in 1919. Born a King is a coming-of-age story about Faisal, a 14 year old teenage Arab prince who is dispatched from the deserts of Arabia to London by his warrior father, Prince Abdul Aziz, on a high stakes diplomatic mission to secure t...

  • A First Farewell


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    Wang Lina’s experimental debut explores the sensitivity shared by narrative filmmaking and documenting reality, unveiling poetry from the minutiae of Uighurs' life in Xinjiang like none other. Tailing an endearing boy named Isa in Shaya, her heavenly home village surroun...

  • Journey to Mecca: In the footsteps of Ibn Battuta

    Journey to Mecca is an IMAX® dramatic and documentary feature that tells the amazing story of Ibn Battuta, the greatest explorer of the Old World, following his first pilgrimage between 1325 and 1326 from Tangier to Mecca.

    His perilous journey resonates with adventure while presenting an unforge...

  • Tales of the Lantern

    1 season

    Uncle Misbah shares stories rooted in Arab heritage. Every episode introduces important figures and key values that impacted the course of Arab history.

  • The Land of Adat, Saudi Arabia

    “I don’t believe in sitting in another country and writing about another country is the way to do it,” Woodman said. “You know, you have to go there. You have to live with the people. You have to live the tradition to understand them.”

    Inspired by the tawaf Hajj ritual, Woodman traveled counterc...

  • Kr1ng! Film and Series

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    When the imaginative Mael is discovered to have dyslexia, teacher Suraya is more determined than ever to help him with his studies and difficulties.
    Kring, an award winning short film and additional episodes.

    1. Best Animated Film for Kids at ReAnima Festival 2020
    2. Best Short Animation ...

  • Curves of Iran

    To the people asking: "Why do you want to go to Iran?", show them this video! The narration explains the whole thing: "Curves are everywhere in Eastern culture: our writing, our architecture, our instruments, the way we dance; even the tone of our language is curved. The West was built on angles....

  • Alward (The Roses)

    It's Sarah's 16th birthday. She finds an envelope with presents and an address which takes her on a journey through the heart of Historic Cairo. There, she finds something different than what she went looking for.

  • Free Man (Hur Adam) | Bediüzzaman Said Nursi


    “Hür Adam” or “Free Man” in English is the real life-story of a very influential scholar in Turkey of the 20th century, 'Said Nursi'. A writer, philosopher and philanthropist, he compiled many books on Islam covering various themes of faith, brotherhood and philanthropy and exploring the reasons...

  • Zaraab


    Zaraab offers a two day window into the lives of four individuals of a family in the new city of Gwadar in the Baloch region of Pakistan. A city touted to be a "city of a promising future" and the hopes, fears and aspirations of this family. The film touches on important issues like unemployment...

  • The Last Seljuk Hero (Direniş Karatay)


    Sultan Guyaseddin assumed the throne when his father, Alaattin Keykubat, was poisoned and killed, but he is not as adept a statesman like his father. This leads to the increase of Mongol repression in the Kingdom. Celaleddin Karatay plans to prepare a great resistance against this oppression of t...

  • The Imam, Ahmad Bin Hanbal

    1 season

    Imam Ahmad bin Hanbal, born 164 AH/780CE, Baghdad, Iraq. A key and iimmensely influential figure in early Muslim scholastic history whose influence is still very much alive today. This dramatised historical series is about his life story as one of the four main historical jurists (Imams) of Islam...