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  • Night Athkar

    A set of athkar from the Sunnah to recite at nighttime just before going to sleep.

  • Zaraab

    Movie

    Zaraab offers a two day window into the lives of four individuals of a family in the new city of Gwadar in the Baloch region of Pakistan. A city touted to be a "city of a promising future" and the hopes, fears and aspirations of this family. The film touches on important issues like unemployment...

  • The Present

    Movie

    English subtitles available [CC]
    On his wedding anniversary, Yusef and his young daughter set out in the West Bank to buy his wife a gift. Between soldiers, segregated roads and checkpoints, how easy would it be to go shopping?

  • Alward (The Roses)

    It's Sarah's 16th birthday. She finds an envelope with presents and an address which takes her on a journey through the heart of Historic Cairo. There, she finds something different than what she went looking for.

  • Kr1ng! Film and Series

    6 items

    When the imaginative Mael is discovered to have dyslexia, teacher Suraya is more determined than ever to help him with his studies and difficulties.
    Kring, an award winning short film and additional episodes.

    Awards
    1. Best Animated Film for Kids at ReAnima Festival 2020
    2. Best Short Animation ...

  • 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...

  • Gaza Surf Club

    Movie

    Subtitles available [CC]

    Gaza – a strip of land with a population of 1.7 million citizens, wedged between Israel and Egypt and isolated from the outside world. 26 miles of coastline with a harbor that no longer services ships. Hardly anything gets into Gaza and even less gets out. The young gen...

  • The Last Seljuk Hero (Direniş Karatay)

    Movie

    Sultan Guyaseddin assumed the throne when his father, Alaattin Keykubat, was poisoned and killed, but he is not as adept a statesman like his father. This leads to the increase of Mongol repression in the Kingdom. Celaleddin Karatay plans to prepare a great resistance against this oppression of t...

  • Nanu and Me

    Movie

    Nanu Aur Main (Granpa and Me). After the death of her parents, Erum (Saboor Ali) goes on to spend her childhood with her loving grandfather (Qavi Khan). The two live happily together until it is time for Erum to pursue studies abroad, and the two bid farewell to each other with heavy hearts, prom...

  • Yunus Emre , the Voice of Love

    Fleeing from the Mongolian invasion, a young and highly devoted Anatolian scholar during the 13th Century embarks on a solo journey to find God in an allegory of the long lost love.

    Read our review of Yunus Emre, the Voice of Love on the Alchemiya Journal.

  • Beach Flags

    Movie

    Vida is a young Iranian lifeguard and popular on her team. She is determined to fight in order to be the one to participate in an international competition in Australia. However, when Sareh who is as fast and talented as her, joins the team, Vida will have to face an unexpected situation.

  • Somuncu Baba, The Secret of Love

    Movie

    Subtitites available [CC] in video player.

    Sheyh Hamid-i Vali (1331–1412), better known as "Somunju Baba", was an influential ascetic teacher of Islam in Bursa, Turkey. He was born in Kayseri and died in Darende. He taught at the Ulu Camii (The Great Mosque) where he was installed by Sultan Baye...

  • Suveydâ

    Movie

    The story takes place in the poor Anatolian villages of the 1930s that are overwhelmed by the pressure of social and political events and stuck between the new culture and the traditional culture. It tells the story of 11-year-old Hadim, who secretly wanted to be a hafiz (memoriser) of the Quran ...

  • The Land of Adat, Saudi Arabia

    “I don’t believe in sitting in another country and writing about another country is the way to do it,” Woodman said. “You know, you have to go there. You have to live with the people. You have to live the tradition to understand them.”

    Inspired by the tawaf Hajj ritual, Woodman traveled counterc...

  • Free Man (Hur Adam) | Bediüzzaman Said Nursi

    Movie

    “Hür Adam” or “Free Man” in English is the real life-story of a very influential scholar in Turkey of the 20th century, 'Said Nursi'. A writer, philosopher and philanthropist, he compiled many books on Islam covering various themes of faith, brotherhood and philanthropy and exploring the reasons...

  • Bilal's Stand

    NOTE: not suitable for young children.

    Bilal – a Muslim high school senior in Detroit – works long hours to keep up both his grades and his family’s long-owned taxi stand. “The Stand” has been the family’s social and financial hub for sixty years, and now Bilal is destined to carry the torch. Ye...

  • Camino A La Paz (Road to La Paz)

    Movie

    Sebastián takes Jalil on a most important mission. What begins as an inconvenience for Sebastián ends up being an adventure that will change his life.

    Sebastián, is a slacker who is not keen on getting a proper job, much to the disappointment of his wife. When Sebastián and his wife move to a...

  • A First Farewell

    Movie

    Subtitles available [CC]

    Wang Lina’s experimental debut explores the sensitivity shared by narrative filmmaking and documenting reality, unveiling poetry from the minutiae of Uighurs' life in Xinjiang like none other. Tailing an endearing boy named Isa in Shaya, her heavenly home village surroun...

  • Facing Mecca

    Movie

    Arabic and English subtitles available [CC].

    Pensioner Roli comes to Fareed's assistance when the Syrian refugee is faced with the funeral of his wife in accordance to Muslim burial rights. Together they stumble into a bewildering forest of Swiss bureaucracy to which Roli finds beautifully simpl...

  • Breath of the Beloved

    Movie

    Abdurrahman, is interested in the performance and practice of the Mawlid Meşk and goes on a quest to learn and perform this traditioanl musical from a traditional teacher. The number of masters who continue the Meşk tradition, which is on the verge of disappearing today, has decreased considerabl...

  • Bilal, a New Breed of Hero

    Movie

    A thousand years ago, a boy with a dream of becoming a great warrior is abducted with his sister & taken to a land far away from home. Bilal and Ghufaira find themselves bound to the ruthless whims of the most powerful man in the city, Umayya. Thrown into a world where greed & injustice rule all,...

  • Born a King

    Movie

    An extraordinary real life story set in 1919. Born a King is a coming-of-age story about Faisal, a 14 year old teenage Arab prince who is dispatched from the deserts of Arabia to London by his warrior father, Prince Abdul Aziz, on a high stakes diplomatic mission to secure the formation of his co...

  • Majid

    Movie

    A coming of age story of a ten years old Moroccan orphan called Majid. Following recurrent nightmares, he discovers that he can't remember his parents' faces anymore and that there are no photographs of them apart from the charred remains of a family photo with his parents’ heads burnt away. With...

  • Rahm
    Movie

    Rahm

    Movie

    PARENTAL WARNING:
    This film deals with adult themes and is not suitable for children

    Rahm, a 2016 Pakistani drama-thriller Film. A virtuous woman has to choose between her honor or saving her brother’s life, in a Sufi interpretation of William Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure.