Every year, over 20,000 British Muslims travel to Mecca to perform the annual hajj. This documentary was recorded during the 2008 Hajj and captures this once-in-a-lifetime journey to the holiest city in Islam.
This short film revolves around the story of a father and son who put everything at risk to follow their dream of living the big city life. Taking unexpected turns and emotional trips, this family of two ends up realizing how all that glitters is not gold.
The Pilgrimage, the Hajj, to Mecca is one of the five pillars of Islam and must be performed at least once in one’s life if one is able. This documentary is a comprehensive descriptive visual journey to the sacred cities of Mecca and Medina.