Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World A ninety-minute documentary of stunning breadth and beauty, Islamic Art: mirror of the Invisible World transports viewers over nine countries and across 1,400 years of cultural history to reveal the astonishing riches of Muslim arts, crafts, and architecture.
Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet is history in the present tense — presenting the fascinating biography of Muhammad through the lives of contemporary Muslims living in the United States. This is the story of American Muslims and the man they call the Messenger of God, who changed the course of history 1,400 years ago. 2 hours.
Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims Really Think explores the expertly gathered opinions of Muslims around the globe as revealed in the world’s first major opinion poll, conducted by Gallup, the preeminent polling organization. The poll, a window into the hearts and minds of the world’s more than 1.3 billion Muslims in more than 35 predominantly Muslim countries, the US and Europe, provides a way to understand what ordinary Muslims think and why. The film--focused on the Gallup findings regarding such issues as Gender, Prejudice, Terrorism and Democracy—deftly shows how the data challenges the popular notions that Muslims and the West are on a collision course. Like the research, the film highlights a shared relationship between Muslims and the West that is based on facts—not fear.1 hour.
Prince Among Slaves recounts the true story of an African Muslim prince who was captured and sold into slavery in the American South. After 40 years of enslavement, he finally regained his freedom, became a national celebrity, and dined in the White House. This is an incredible story about an incredible man who endured the humiliation of slavery without ever losing his dignity or his hope for freedom. 1 hour.
Cities of Light: The Rise and Fall of Islamic Spain tells the epic story of one of the world’s great civilizations: the European Islamic civilization of Muslim Spain. Its rise and fall was due in large part to the rise and fall of tolerance among its Christian, Muslim, and Jewish inhabitants. As we stand at a crossroads of history today, Cities of light is a story with much to say about the dangers of a clash of civilizations. 2 hours.
Talking Through Walls: How the Struggle to Build a Mosque Unites a Community takes viewers into the rural town of Voorhees, New Jersey, and documents the struggle of Zia Rahman to build a mosque in his community. Against the backdrop of post-9/11 fears that threaten to scuttle the project, a coalition of Jews, Catholics, Buddhists and others join Zia to support his efforts, revealing the best of American ideals at one of the most difficult times in American history. 1 hour.
On a Wing and a Prayer: An American Muslim Learns to Fly follows Monem Salam, an American-born Muslim with a very inconvenient dream: since childhood he has wanted to get his pilot’s license. Several years after 9/11, he decides it’s safe to try. The call from the FBI is only the beginning of his problems. The film alternates between gentle humor and white-knuckle moments as it delves into the life of a devout Muslim American family as they pursue happiness and the American dream. 1 hour.
Allah Made Me Funny, a landmark concert film, follows acclaimed comedians Mo Amer, Azhar Usman, and Preacher Moss on stage and off as they lift the veil to reveal the humorous truth of what it's really like to be Muslim in America.