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  • A Road to Mecca

    In the early 1920s Leopold Weiss, a Viennese Jew, alienated by the materialism and spiritual emptiness of the West, travelled to the Middle East, visiting Jerusalem, Egypt, the Transjordan and Saudi Arabia. After studying the Koran, he left his Jewish roots behind, converted to Islam and changed ...

  • The Blessed Tree

    An archaeological detective story of the meeting of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and a Christian monk Bahira, that happened in the shade of a tree. Fourteen hundred years later, that same tree was discovered still alive in the Northern deserts of Jordan; the only tree alive in hundreds of square m...

  • Omar - The Second Caliph | Full Series

    1 season

    A 31 part historical drama series based on the life of Omar Ibn al-Khattab, the second Caliph, before and after he embraced Islam. It dramatises the events of his life and the complexities of his Caliphate until his death. The series starts with the Caliph Omar on a pilgrimage to Makkah telling t...

  • The Imam, Ahmad Bin Hanbal

    1 season

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    This historical drama series deals with the life story of one of the four main historical jurists (Imams) of Islam, Imam Ahmad bin Hanbal and the many of the events that occurred during his life. Imam Ahmad Bin Hanbal was born 164 AH/780CE, Baghdad, Iraq and died 241AH/85...

  • Al-Ghazali - The Alchemist of Happiness

    Exploring the life and impact of the greatest spiritual and legal philosopher in Islamic history, this film examines Ghazali's existential crisis of faith that arose from his rejection of religious dogmatism, and reveals profound parallels with our own times. Ghazali became known as the Proof of ...

  • Light Upon Light: Quran for the Whole Family

    6 videos

    A unique collections of handcrafted origami artwork created to depicted selected Quranic verses with recitation. Alchemiya will be bringing you more from this film maker soon. Read about "M For Moon" on the Alchemiya Journal - https://journal.alchemiya.com/featured-articles/animating-the-quran

  • Ramadan in the Islamic World

    3 seasons

    Anywhere you are in this world in Asia, Europe, Africa, or the Americas, the Holy month of Ramadan will visit you once a year bringing its blessings, sacredness, forgiveness, and beautiful traditional cultural activities. Together we visit countries around the world to witness theirs traditions, ...

  • Two and a Half Muslims

    1 season

    An all new original comedy-educational webseries about a recent revert to Islam and his two bumbling friends guiding him into his new life of being a Muslim.

  • The Knight And The Princess [English]

    A young warrior's unwavering determination to save abducted women and children leads him to confront a brutal tyrant and his devious sorcerer.

    Inspired by a true 7th century warrior, the story follows the adventures of Mohammed Bin Alkassim with a fictional twist. At the young age of 15, he coul...

  • Zahra and the Oil Man

    Zahra must go to work with her father, Hafeez the Oil Man, during the week because the family can’t afford camp.

    Zahra is a very brainy, quick witted and driven 10 year old filled with curiosity. Full of ideas, she wants to help her father’s struggling business, selling Muslim oils, soaps, and i...

  • Blessed are the Strangers

    London in the late 1960s. A steady stream of hippies get switched on to the
    teachings of Sufism through Ian Dallas, a Scottish playwright and actor who had encountered Islam on a trip to Morocco. He takes the group to Morocco and introduces them to Shakyh Muhammad ibn al-Habib. The shaykh gifts t...

  • From the Hand of Man

    A visually lyrical short documentary which explores the latest artistic project by traditional Indian craftsmen directed by Mitchell Abdul Karim Crites. The film captures the process of inlaying Arabic carving from lapis then highlighting it with gold-leaf, which when assembled together create in...

  • The Architecture of the Veil - Damascene Houses

    'Damascene Houses - preserving the memory of an architectural wonder'.

    In 2017-18, Augustus Lersten was awarded a grant for the production of a video on 'Damascene Houses' - Interior dimensions, architecture, and the cultural nuances and stories that these houses carry and what they mean to Syri...

  • The Topkapi Palace Museum

    The administrative centre of an empire that spanned three continents. The imperial residence of the Ottoman dynasty. An Outstanding center of education for the statesmen and their wives, preparing them for their future roles. An academy of art that nourished the Ottoman art, elevating it to a lev...

  • Khayaal Theatre Company

    3 videos

    Khayaal is a multi-award-winning theatre and drama education company dedicated to the exploration of Muslim heritage and interfaith literature and the experience of Muslims in the modern world for the stage, screen, radio and publishing.

    Read more about the Khayaal Theatre Company on the Alchemi...

  • The Furthest Mosque

    Following the Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) recommendation to journey to three mosques - (in Makkah, Madinah and Jerusalem), this film sets out in the company of British bass player Danny ‘Hamza’ Thompson to discover the reasons why the last of these three holds such an important place in the hearts ...

  • Love Supreme: An Anatomy of Gratitude

    Preacher Moss is considered the “Godfather of Muslim Comedy.” He’s the founder of the groundbreaking comedy project, “Allah Made Me Funny,’ The Official Muslim Comedy Tour. Many of the present day Muslim comedians like Mo Amer, Hassan Minhaj, Ramy Youssef , and the like enjoy mainstream success, ...

  • Circling the House of God | Short Extract

    Watch all of Circling the House of God on Alchemiya.com

    Dr Martin Lings, a writer and scholar revered all over the world, performed the Hajj, or pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca in 1948. Using unique archive material, he recollects his experiences along with his insight into its historical b...

  • Journey to Mecca: In the footsteps of Ibn Battuta

    Journey to Mecca is an IMAX® dramatic and documentary feature that tells the amazing story of Ibn Battuta, the greatest explorer of the Old World, following his first pilgrimage between 1325 and 1326 from Tangier to Mecca.

    His perilous journey resonates with adventure while presenting an unforge...

  • Men Around the Prophet

    2 seasons

    This series tells the stories of great men who took on the responsibility of glorifying and honouring their faith to preserve its integrity among the masses. It delves into the lives of the men who accompanied the Prophet throughout his life, showing the roles they played, their relationship with...