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.
Ambassador Akbar Ahmed presents the 20th Anniversary Edition re-release of the historical documentary film, "Mr. Jinnah: The Making of Pakistan." The documentary was part of Ambassador Ahmed's 1990s Jinnah Quartet of projects about the founder of Pakistan, which also included "Jinnah," a feature film starring Christopher Lee, an academic book, and a graphic novel. The documentary features unique material and interviews with Jinnah's contemporaries and people close to him, including an unprecedented and rare interview with his daughter, Dina Wadia. This edition of the documentary is accompanied by two specially commissioned introductions by Nafees Akbar Ahmed, the daughter of the creator of the Jinnah Quartet who played young Dina in the feature film "Jinnah," and Frankie Martin, Ibn Khaldun Chair Research Fellow at American University.
"A Message from the East" invites us to take another look at Islam, through the window of time during the late-colonial rule of India. Muhammad Iqbal was a man who understood the nature of contradiction and the necessity of balancing the converging forces in our lives. An inspiration to the peopl...
Celebrating the life and works of Muhammad Knut Bernstrom, the Swedish diplomat who converted to Islam and took it upon himself to interpret the Qur'an for a contemporary Swedish readership. Combining the best of European thought with the heart of Islamic tradition, Knut Bernstrom's life is an ex...
Swiss broadcaster, RTS - Radio Télévision Suisse, present rare archive footage from the Haram al Sharif during the Hajji pilgrimage in 1970. A fascinating view of the sacred precinct in comparison with the modernisation, development and transformation that as taken place over the decades.