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  • Meaning of Baju Melayu (Traditional Malay men's dress)

    Baju Melayu is a traditional clothing worn by Malay men mostly in Malaysia, Brunei Indonesia and Singapore. It is worn during official ceremony, Islamic festivals and weddings. Using archive photos, historical journals and with the help of animation this film dig into the meaning and origin of Ba...

  • 1 in 13 million - The only native Japanese Imam in Tokyo

    Population of Japan - 127,000,000 Population of Tokyo - 13,000,000 No. of Muslims in Japan (estimate) – 100,000
    No. of Japanese Muslims (estimate) – 10,000
    No. who converted to Islam NOT for marriage(estimate) - 2 or 300
    No. of Japanese Imam's in Japan – 5
    No. of Japanese Imam's in Tokyo – 1

    Abd...

  • Free Trip to Egypt

    Seeking to build a bridge of mutual understanding and friendship, a Canadian-Egyptian entrepreneur living in Switzerland decides to reach out to the very people who fear him. He travels across the United States to find Americans concerned about an Islamic threat and makes them an intriguing offer...

  • Dutch Muslims

    The State of the Dutch Muslims reviews how different Dutch Muslims look back at 2020. It gives a good glimpse of what the challenges and victories are.

    Click CC for English subtitles.

  • 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.

  • Wajd: Songs of Separation

    Movie

    Shot initially in pre-war Syria, Wajd offers a window into the lives of three Syrian musicians turned refugees. Forced to rebuild their lives in exile, they turn to their love of music to find meaning in the aftermath of destruction and atrocity.

    Inspired by the traditional sacred music of Syria...

  • Muslims in China: On the footsteps of Hui People

    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...

  • Passage to Kashmir (Rah e Muztar)

    The film explores the rural border areas of Poonch, Surankote, Loran and Mandi, stretching through the beautiful and magnificent mountain ranges of Pir Panjal.

    The aim is to break the common stereotype about the areas infamous for violence and cross-border conflict between India and Pakistan. ...

  • Polish Muslims: An Unexpected Meeting

    The Muslim population in Poland is one of the smallest in the world, at most, less than 0.1% in 2012 but offers a thought-provoking diversity: immigrants from different countries, Poles embracing Islam and Tatar families settled since the 14th century. Social experts, Muslim organisations’ leader...

  • An American Mosque

    Late one night, arsonists broke into the newly-constructed mosque, doused prayer rugs with gasoline, then lit the building ablaze. The mosque was reduced to ashes and an investigation ensued. For the first time, the film's characters respond publicly to the crime, speaking passionately about thei...

  • The A-Z of British Islam

    This film follows two Muslim students, Aziza and Zainab as they explore what it means to be a Muslim in Britain and how Muslims really feel feel about living and practising their faith in the UK

  • Buzkashi!

    From the shadows of the majestic Pamir Mountains of Tajikistan comes a story of Azam, a sheep herder and Buzkashi champion. Azam plays for honor and integrity, but his success is increasingly thwarted by alliances in the sport. Facing the pressures of modernization on the playing field and within...

  • Dar al Islam, New Mexico: America's Eco Mosque and Retreat

    Tim Winter (Abdal Hakim Murad) interviews environmentalist Othman Llewellyn at the Dar al Islam Mosque, New Mexico.
    The Dar al Islam campus is anchored around a Mosque and a school building on a hilly plateau across from the historic village of Abiquiu in Northern New Mexico.

    The original build...

  • Mosaic

    Personal experiences of spiritual seeking, weaving a tapestry of stories from three diverse people, who were looking for answers to their vital questions, and found them in Islam. Through in-depth interviews they take us through the process that led them to look for their path and discover Islam....

  • The Virginia House Delegate

    The first Muslim to be elected to the Virginia House of Delegates, shares his experience running and being accountable to the people of his district.

  • The Face of Resistance

    The young woman whose face is featured in the iconic Shepard Fairey poster that was prominent during the Women's March and other related marches, shares her first person account on growing up Muslim in today's America.

  • The Calligrapher

    In studio with world famous Calligrapher Mohamed Zakariya, who shares personal and touching insights into his work.

  • A Prayer Beyond Borders

    Along the thousand-plus mile US/Mexico border there is only one place where families who have been separated by immigration policies have the ability to meet. At Friendship Park in Tijuana/ San Diego, the Border Church has committed to holding a binational service every Sunday to protect the righ...

  • Secret Life of Muslims

    1 season

    This first person series uses humor and empathy to subvert stereotypes and reveal the truth about American Muslims: fascinating careers, unexpected talents, and inspiring accomplishments.

    Featuring a diverse set of American Muslims from a wide range of ethnic and national origins speaking direct...

  • Story of Determination

    This is a rare short film and glance into the life of Dalilah Muhammad and her path towards becoming an Olympian in the 2016 Olympics. She won gold in the 400 metre hurdles.

  • Skateistan: Four Wheels and a Board in Kabul

    Not long ago OLIVER PERCOVICH and SHARNA NOLAN arrive in Kabul with little more than a couple of skateboards. in a country where children constitute more than half the population, they soon discover, that their boards draw local children like a magnetic force. After beginning regular skateboardin...

  • The Mosque Across the Street

    When an Islamic center purchased a plot of land opposite a church in Memphis, Tennessee, the local Muslim community expected hostility. Pastor Steve Stone had something else in mind.

    Upstanders is a Starbucks Original Series celebrating ordinary people doing extraordinary things to create positi...

  • This is Palestine

    Two elderly artists, Widad Kawar and Abdulhay Mossallam, who have memories of the Palestinian Nakba and have used their creativity to preserve their culture in different ways.

  • New Muslim Cool

    Puerto Rican American rapper Hamza Pérez ended his life as a drug dealer 12 years ago, and started down a new path as a young Muslim. Now he's moved to Pittsburgh's tough North Side to start a new religious community, rebuild his shattered family, and take his message of faith to other young peop...