Inspirational Muslim Women

  • Afghan Dreams

    Four female Afghan law students overcome cultural and systemic challenges as they train to compete in the world’s most prestigious international commercial law competition, the Willem C. Vis Moot in Hong Kong. It's a triumphant story that redefines what it means to be a woman in modern-day Afghan...

  • Sisters in Faith

    This film takes a look at the lives of some of the 800,000 Muslim women living in Britain today.

  • In Conversation Ibtihaj Muhammad and Darren Walker

    Olympic medalist Ibtihaj Muhammad speaks with Ford Foundation president Darren Walker on what it means to be a woman of color, Muslim, American, and an athlete in the current political and historical moment.

  • Monir

    The life and work of Iranian artist Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian, who first garnered attention in the 1970s when she pioneered forms of geometric mirror works and created an artistic language informed by traditional Iranian craft and architecture. (Persian and English with subtitles)

  • Ayam

    Three generations of Moroccan women exchange feelings and anecdotes while preparing for the Eid Al Adha family festivies.

  • All My Trees

    Mahlagha Mallah is Iran’s eldest environmental activist and the founder of the first environmental NGO in Iran. Spending a few days in her home and accompanying her in environmental gatherings and activities is an excuse to portray the critical state of the environment in Iran.

  • Mother of the Earth

    A brief look at Hayedeh Shirzadi and her husband’s shared life, love and work and their attempt to put an end to the dumping and burial of urban garbage. Due to their hard work and ingenuity, 100% of the city of Kermanshah’s garbage is now recycled and the bio waste is made into organic fertilizers.

  • Mahak

    Saideh Ghods’ life changed when her two-year-old daughter Kiana was diagnosed with cancer. As she confronted her daughter’s suffering, she became aware of so many impoverished families in hospital corridors around the country who were dealing with children afflicted by cancer. Saideh resolved to ...

  • Bend it Like Malika

    The unexplored journey of Malika-e-Noor from the heights of the Karakorum mountains to the terrains of Islamabad, depicting the consistency and strength of a woman who represented the Pakistani national football team internationally breaking all the social barriers. A fine example for all the Pak...

  • Touran Khanom

    This documentary follows the efforts and preoccupations of Ms. Touran Mirhadi in the last four years of her life. It shows how she strove to enrich the field of child education in Iran to the age of 89, always maintaining that peace was to be cultivated at childhood.