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.
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, accompanied by a poem by the legendary Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish. Best enjoyed with good coffee.