[Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World ] does not attempt to cover the entire history or geography of Islamic art. There's a thematic approach instead, with sections devoted to a single broad topic: The Word, Space, Ornament, Color, Water. Art discussed in one section turns up in another, giving the film a cohesive sweep.
The Baltimore Sun
Having students understand the African culture that was brought to the US via the slave trade is a good way to start… students are also under the impression that Muslims only come from the Middle East. It helps to see [in Prince Among Slaves] other cultures practicing Islam to open up stereotypes.