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  • Oriental Scholars

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    Oriental Scholars is an educational program which celebrates the scholars of our past. It sheds light on their accomplishments, and the influence they have left on modern times.

  • Suveydâ


    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 ...

  • Immortal in Memory, the Great Scholars and Scientists of Islam

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    This series is a vast treasure trove of bothe scientific and culture knowledge. We will venture to the past and unravel the chronicles of Islamic scholarship history of the most renowned Arab and Muslim figures. Join us as we witness the great and invaluable legacy that these icons of the pre-mod...

  • Flight Mode (En Mode Avion)


    "En Mode Avion" is a feature documentary film that tells the story of Samir during his crossing of the Pyrenees on the legendary GR10 route.

    More than a sporting feat, this film tackles important themes: our relationship to nature, to oneself, to others and the place of spirituality in a life w...

  • History of Arab Manuscripts

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    Embark with us on a captivating journey, rich in content and substantiated by intricate details, tracing the evolution of human expression from primitive cave drawings to the art of engraving letters on stones. As our journey unfolds, we witness the inception of writing followed closely by the b...

  • Ramadan, Fasting & Health

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    This 30 part documentary presentation explores the health benefits that fasting the holy month of Ramadan brings in addition to its primary purpose of cleansing the soul. The holy month in Islam marked by fasting from dawn until sunset, practiced by millions of Muslims worldwide. Beyond its spiri...

  • A Song of Resistance

    A Song of Resistance tells the story of Yerbakyt Otarbay, a Kazakh victim of the Chinese ‘re-education’ center. Through animated sequences, the film delves into his traumatic memories of being forcibly detained in a ‘re-education’ center. The film witnesses him grappling with the emotional turmoi...

  • In Mansourah, You Separated Us

    During the Algerian War of independence, 2.35 million Algerian civilians were forcibly displaced by the French Army and resettled in camps. 1.2 million were forced to leave their home. In Mansourah, his native village, Malek and his daughter Dorothee-Myriam document this silenced memory, that the...

  • The Richness of Creation

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    The Quran repeatedly emphasizes the diversity and beauty of Allah's creation. It describes the stars in the sky, the plants and animals on Earth, and the intricate workings of the human body, all as signs of Allah's power and creativity. This series looks at the wonders of creation that we all ta...

  • Zayn & Zayna's Little Farm

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    Zayn and Zayna's little farm centres around creativity, confidence and communication. It celebrating the importance of family, respecting one another, care for the environment, thinking creatively and practising mindfulness. Join Zayn and Zayna’s Little Farm for fun and adventures on the farm. Su...

  • From Palestine | Series

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    A 15 part documentary that tells the story of Palestine with all that constitutes it ranging from its nature, terrain, and spectacular climate as well as highlighting the most important historical and religious tourist landmarks, as well as the most renowned places of worship. This documentary se...

  • Between the Barricades


    Nine-year-old Aya is too young to understand the politics of occupation but faces the restrictions of not being able to play outside anymore. One night soldiers raid Aya’s home, leaving her younger brother trembling behind their bedroom door. It is this night that Aya attempts to muster up the co...

  • LIke Water


    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...

  • Cities of Faith

    1 season

    Islam is found in every corner of the world, this series takes us around the world to various Muslim cities to see the people, food and culture.

  • A First Farewell


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    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...

  • The Last Seljuk Hero (Direniş Karatay)


    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...

  • Tales of the Lantern

    1 season

    Uncle Misbah shares stories rooted in Arab heritage. Every episode introduces important figures and key values that impacted the course of Arab history.

  • Ibn Battuta The Explorer

    2 seasons

    This series portrays the historical events that surrounded the explorer Ibn Battuta, whose heroism and humane efforts lead to his recognition as one of the most quintessential explorers throughout documented history.

  • The Great Scholars of the Abbasid Age

    2 seasons

    A 30 part dramatised series of the lives of ten Qadis (judges) who lived at the time of the Abbasids and who were influential figures in Islamic history, raising important issues as Muslim models to be emulated, in addition to discussing contemporary issues that have recently emerged in Arab soci...

  • Abu Ja'far Al-Mansur | Documentary

    The second Abbasid Caliph, Abu Ja'far Al-Mansur, ruled from 754 to 775 CE. He is known for establishing the Abbasid dynasty in Baghdad and for centralising the administrative and military functions of the empire. He also played a key role in spreading Islam and expanding the caliphate's territori...

  • In Your Name, Allah

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    The biography of the Prophet’s ﷺ life is a guidance on how one can lead a virtuous life from youth until old age. "In your Name, Allah" (Bismika Allahuma), a phrase found in Al-Ṣaḥīfa al-Sajjādīya, attributed to Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin, the great-grandson of the Prophet Muhammadﷺ. This anim...

  • Umar Ibn Abd Al-Aziz | Documentary

    Umar ibn Abd al-Aziz (also known as Umar II) was an Umayyad caliph who ruled from 717 to 720 CE. He is widely regarded as one of the most just and pious rulers in Islamic history, and is known for his efforts to promote social justice, religious tolerance, and good governance. During his brief re...

  • Islamic Economics

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  • Harun Al-Rashid | Documentary

    The fifth Abbasid Caliph, is remembered for his legacy of promoting scholarship, art, and literature during the Islamic Golden Age. He is also renowned for his just governance, military campaigns, and patronage of infrastructure projects. His influence can still be felt in modern-day Islamic cult...