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.
Abdul-Rehman Malik presents the forgotten history of his beloved beverage. He discovers that coffee was popularised by Sufi mystics in the Yemen who used the drink as a way of energising themselves during their nocturnal devotions. With no pubs and inns in sight, coffee-houses would bring about a social revolution within the Islamic world. They were the very first spaces where people of all social classes could come together to discuss news and gossip. Consequently, the drink was persecuted by those in authority.
Sufism, an aspect of Islamic spirituality, much misunderstood by both Muslims and non-Muslims alike. Abdal Hamid Evans gives a simple and succinct presentation that explains this spiritual dimension of Islam.
The oft-quoted Islamic saying “God is beautiful and loves beauty” has become a mantra in the fast-growing Muslim fashion world. As designer visions diversify and retail choices expand, consumers are increasingly turning to stylists for guidance on modish modesty. Remona Aly talks about the succes...