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  • Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims Really Think

    Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims Really Think

    2009 60 minutes

    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. 1 hour....

  • Cities of Light: The Rise and Fall of Islamic Spain

    Cities of Light: The Rise and Fall of Islamic Spain

    2007 117 minutes

    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 danger...

  • On a Wing and a Prayer: An American Muslim Learns to Fly

    On a Wing and a Prayer: An American Muslim Learns to Fly

    2009 57 minutes

    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 o...

  • Talking Through Walls: How the Struggle to Build a Mosque Unites a Community

    Talking Through Walls: How the Struggle to Build a Mosque Unites a Community

    2009 57 minutes

    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 t...

  • Allah Made Me Funny

    Allah Made Me Funny

    2009 82 minutes

    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....

  • Prince Among Slaves

    Prince Among Slaves

    2008 90 minutes

    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 hi...

  • Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet

    Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet

    2002 120 minutes

    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....

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