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  • 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...

  • The Muslim Traveller's Guide to Granada

    Granada was the capital of the Nasrid caliphs in Muslim Spain, their magnificent palace, the Alhambra world famous as a unique gem of Islamic architecture. Hanna Whiteman presents the people and places that make the city of Granada an essential tourist destination for Muslims looking for the root...

  • Finding Nenek - The Girl in the Batik Dress

    An adventure to find out who my Grandmother was and why she left Indonesia.

    I grew up with my identity in crisis. A London boy who has never been enough of anything to be anything. I'm not Western enough to be Western, Eastern enough to be Eastern. I grew up yearning for a sense of belonging, se...

  • Le Jardin Secret, Marrakech

    A documentary on the history and restoration of Le Jardin Secret, one of the largest and most ancient riads in the medina of Marrakech. With interviews and images from the worksite.

  • Multan Sultan - Waqt-e-Junoob (The Era of the South)

    This promotional video for the Multan Sultans cricket team of Pakistan, perfectly captures the essence of Multan and shows the colour and vibrance of diverse Pakistani culture. Featuring the legendary Pakistan singer and musician Attaullah Eisa Khelvi

  • In Damascus

    Film-maker Waref Abu Quba presents his poetic and mournful ode to Damascus, the Queen of cities. This atmospheric short film captures both the beauty and the melancholy of Damascus, a city believed to be the most ancient in existence. Complex layers of effects create a rich visual texture, accomp...

  • Curves of Iran

    To the people asking: "Why do you want to go to Iran?", show them this video! The narration explains the whole thing: "Curves are everywhere in Eastern culture: our writing, our architecture, our instruments, the way we dance; even the tone of our language is curved. The West was built on angles....

  • 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, ...