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.
The Patua (Chitrakar) communities of West Bengal have been painters and singers of stories depicted in scrolls. They tell stories of Muslim saints as well as Hindu deities, and offer devotion to saints at Muslim shrines. They used to wander from village to village, receiving food and coins for recital. Other media has eroded this practise. The Patuas are trying to adapt to changing conditions.
The story of one man's relationship to a dying river. Once a roaring waterway, the river is now a narrow brook with the corpses of dead animals, sewage from surrounding houses and shops, and no fish. To keep the memory of the river's heyday alive, artist Ahmad Nadalian carves images of fish on st...
Known for her insightful and intimate examinations of Japanese culture in Dream Girls and Shinjuku Boys, British documentary-maker Kim Longinotto teamed with Iranian co-director Ziba Mir-Hosseini to create this fascinating and surprising look at Iran’s divorce laws.
In the wake of the terrible events of 9/11, anger and suspicion about Islam and its teachings spread throughout the United States. For a few Americans, these events led to an awakening to the rich traditions of this major world religion. Curiosity turned to admiration of a faith that in its core ...