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.
Abdullah Haron was a divisive and unifying force in the Muslim community of 60s South Africa. After his controversial death in custody, came the battle for his legacy. His grandson tries to distinguish fact from fiction, truth from legend and contrivance from reality a picture emerges of two complex characters, compelling in their contradictions.
It is at the western border of the Middle Kingdom, on the Silk Road, in Lanzhou, Linxia and Yinchuan, that we decided to put our backpacks. These central Chinese cities which proudly display magnificent mosques in Chinese, Persian, Turkish and Arabic styles are key stages in meeting the Hui peopl...
London in the late 1960s. A steady stream of hippies get switched on to the
teachings of Sufism through Ian Dallas, a Scottish playwright and actor who had encountered Islam on a trip to Morocco. He takes the group to Morocco and introduces them to Shakyh Muhammad ibn al-Habib. The shaykh gifts t...
'Damascene Houses - preserving the memory of an architectural wonder'.
In 2017-18, Augustus Lersten was awarded a grant for the production of a video on 'Damascene Houses' - Interior dimensions, architecture, and the cultural nuances and stories that these houses carry and what they mean to Syri...