Inspirational Muslim Women

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  • LIke Water

    Movie

    A hyperactive 6-year-old girl in a pink tutu. A fluffy rabbit named Carrots. A 72-year old Sensei. We follow this rare, unseen world of competitive, women-led Karate sports in a community in Cape Town through the eyes of the school’s newest and youngest inductee, Nawar Taliep (6), as she prepares...

  • Ayam

    Three generations of Moroccan women exchange feelings and anecdotes while preparing for the Eid Al Adha family festivies.

  • Afghan Dreams

    Four female Afghan law students overcome cultural and systemic challenges as they train to compete in the world’s most prestigious international commercial law competition, the Willem C. Vis Moot in Hong Kong. It's a triumphant story that redefines what it means to be a woman in modern-day Afghan...

  • Sisters in Faith

    This film takes a look at the lives of some of the 800,000 Muslim women living in Britain today.

  • Bend it Like Malika

    The unexplored journey of Malika-e-Noor from the heights of the Karakorum mountains to the terrains of Islamabad, depicting the consistency and strength of a woman who represented the Pakistani national football team internationally breaking all the social barriers. A fine example for all the Pak...

  • Zoya

    When Zoya thinks wearing the hijab will make her stay as anonymous as she already feels at school, it gets her more attention than she could have bargained for.

  • 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.

  • Nobody's Metaphor

    Movie

    A documentary on the Muslim Girls Fence project in schools, why this work is necessary, the process and the impact that it has on those who take part.

    https://www.maslaha.org/
    in partnership with https://www.chouettefilms.co.uk/

  • Monir

    The life and work of Iranian artist Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian, who first garnered attention in the 1970s when she pioneered forms of geometric mirror works and created an artistic language informed by traditional Iranian craft and architecture. (Persian and English with subtitles)

  • 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...