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75 years of independence: the making of Pakistan

The feature-length documentary 'Mr. Jinnah The Making of Pakistan' gives fascinating insights into the road to independence.
Stories of Hope focus on the harsh realities of refugees and those in conflict zones and the resilience, positivity and courage of many as they rebuild their lives after great loss.
Rumi's ecstatic poetry and spiritual message of love touch hearts worldwide. This animated feature film follows his eventful life in the 13th century under the shadow of the Mongol invasion through the great cities of Muslim lands.
If you enjoyed watching some positive Muslim representation on film in Ms Marvel, what can you watch after the credits of the last episode roll to an end?
Malika-e-Noor is a young Pakistani footballer hailing from the Karakorum mountains on the outskirts of Islamabad. This 2017 documentary highlights the difficulties facing young female footballers in Pakistan and the irrepressible spirit with which they pursue their sport.
Muhammad Asad is one of the most important Muslim figures of the twentieth century, described as a mediator between Islam and the West. The confidant of King Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia, and friend of Muhammad Iqbal, he was a cofounder of Pakistan and produced one of the leading translations and commentaries of the Quran. The documentary A Road to Mecca tells the extraordinary story of his life.
'The Imam' brings the eventful life of the influential Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal to the screen and is set in the streets and palaces of religiously and politically tumultuous 9th century Baghdad. The series was produced by Qatar TV which also co-produced the popular historical drama series Omar about the life of Omar ibn al-Khattab.
Ghulam Raees goes to drink tea every afternoon with his friend Ahmeddeen, who is old and lives alone. Bas Ek Pyali Chai (Just One Cup of Tea) tells the story of the perfect cup of tea.
Muslim Superdad and Wondermom and Divorced Muslim Dad are two podcasts which explore the complexities of raising children from an Islamic perspective in the Modern world.
A Japanese Imam in Tokyo, a Muslim Redneck from Mississippi and an early 20th century British aristocrat are some of the converts featured in our round-up of films about Muslim converts.
Kr1ng is an award-winning and highly entertaining animated short film and cartoon series which explores the world through the eyes of a child with dyslexia. Teacher Suraya helps her dyslexic student Mael navigate academic hurdles as we look at events through his wildly imaginative mind.
The docudrama Al-Ghazali – The Alchemist of Happiness brings the life and times of this pivotal figure from Islamic history to the screen, with a mixture of interviews, modern day explorations of the places he lived and dramatised re-enactments of events from his life.
Writer Awa Farah and filmmaker Alice Aedy talk about the making of Somalinimo in an interview about their film, which explores the experience of being Black, Muslim, Somali women at Cambridge.
The award winning short film 'The Present', set in the West Bank about a father and daughter going shopping, shows the dystopian reality of everyday life for Palestinians under Israeli occupation.

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