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Nanu and Me: A Grandfather’s Love

'Nanu and Me' centres on the story of Erum, left alone in the world at the age of twelve, and the sweet bond she develops with her loving grandfather who brings her up.
Somuncu Baba - The Secret of Love is a beautiful cinematic depiction of the life of the 14th century Sufi master Hamid-i Veli, known as Somuncu Baba, the Master Baker, highlighting the spiritual value of sincerity, humility and service.
Telling the story of a young boy and his grandfather as they grapple with coercive regulations to modernise and Westernise, Suveydâ is a lyrical and moving film that shows the effect of enforced secularisation policies in Turkey at the beginning of the 20th century.
73 year old Sensei Togieda Flowers runs a karate dojo in Cape Town and is tasked with bringing some discipline into the life of energetic six year old Nawar. Like Water is a short documentary about martial arts as the key to confidence in marginalised communities.
The Sufi poet Yunus Emre sets out as a wandering dervish on a journey to understand the meaning of divine love, meeting pivotal historical spiritual figures on his way.
An action-filled, moving historical feature film, The Last Seljuk Hero vividly portrays the fall of the Seljuk Empire to the Mongols and the resistance of Emir Karatay and the residents of Konya to their rule.
What makes the perfect documentary to watch in Ramadan? Alchemiya has reviewed some of the best spiritually nourishing documentaries for you to watch while fasting or for post-iftar evening viewing.
Camino a la Paz tells the unexpected story of a hot-headed, inconsiderate taxi driver who makes a 3000 mile road trip across Argentina and Bolivia for an elderly Muslim man to make his way to Mecca. On the way is his own spiritual journey finding meaning and faith.
Exiled, imprisoned, poisoned and starved for his peaceful resistance to enforced secularisation, Free Man depicts the life and struggles of the influential figure Said Nursi, who believed in the compatibility of religion and science.
Set in sixth century Arabia and based on the life of Bilal ibn Rabah, the companion of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, Bilal a New Breed of Hero is a superb, visually stunning animated feature film that shows the courageous struggle of a slave who is freed by his faith.
A reflection of paradise can be found on earth in the Islamic garden. The documentary series A Glimpse of Paradise explores garden culture in the Islamic world.
Ibn Battuta is arguably the greatest explorer of the premodern age. Ibn Battuta the Explorer tells the story of his amazing adventures in a series of episodes for kids.
Whether you have five minutes for a Moroccan kalimba improvisation, thirty minutes for some Swahili Beats, or time for a feature on Syria's sacred music, our global Muslim music collection has something for you.
Muhammad Knut Bernstrom was born in 1919 in Sweden and he died in 2009 in Morocco. Between Two Worlds tells the unusual story of how this Swedish diplomat, writer, scholar and Quranic translator found his way to Islam.
Short film, Nobody’s Metaphor follows four teenage Muslim girls as they learn to fence and express themselves, challenging discrimination in the process. It is a powerful documentary with much contemporary relevance, especially for our young women.
Nooreh is an award-winning film set in a village on the India-Pakistan border. Told from the perspective of an eight-year-old Muslim girl, it is a subtle and powerful story about the effects of conflict on children.
On A Wing and A Prayer is a heart-warming documentary that follows Monem Salam's attempts to get a US pilot's license. A film about a resilient family as American and suburban as The Simpsons, but Muslim!
A small community of Muslim Tzotzils, an ethnic group descended from the Maya, live in the mountains of San Cristobal in Chiapas State, Mexico. New documentary Somos Musulmanes, tells their story and explores a fundamental period in late 20th century Mexican history.

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