Muslim Across the World

  • FRIDAY - Bedrock of Brooklyn

    Friday is a short documentary that explores the community within and history of a mosque and religious space in New York that is known as the “bedrock of Brooklyn”. A film by Aisha Amin.

  • A Prayer Beyond Borders

    Along the thousand-plus mile US/Mexico border there is only one place where families who have been separated by immigration policies have the ability to meet. At Friendship Park in Tijuana/ San Diego, the Border Church has committed to holding a binational service every Sunday to protect the righ...

  • The Virginia House Delegate

    The first Muslim to be elected to the Virginia House of Delegates, shares his experience running and being accountable to the people of his district.

  • The Face of Resistance

    The young woman whose face is featured in the iconic Shepard Fairey poster that was prominent during the Women's March and other related marches, shares her first person account on growing up Muslim in today's America.

  • The Calligrapher

    In studio with world famous Calligrapher Mohamed Zakariya, who shares personal and touching insights into his work.

  • Mosaic

    Personal experiences of spiritual seeking, weaving a tapestry of stories from three diverse people, who were looking for answers to their vital questions, and found them in Islam. Through in-depth interviews they take us through the process that led them to look for their path and discover Islam....

  • Polish Muslims: An Unexpected Meeting

    The Muslim population in Poland is one of the smallest in the world, at most, less than 0.1% in 2012 but offers a thought-provoking diversity: immigrants from different countries, Poles embracing Islam and Tatar families settled since the 14th century. Social experts, Muslim organisations’ leader...

  • Dar al Islam, New Mexico: America's Eco Mosque and Retreat

    Tim Winter (Abdal Hakim Murad) interviews environmentalist Othman Llewellyn at the Dar al Islam Mosque, New Mexico.
    The Dar al Islam campus is anchored around a Mosque and a school building on a hilly plateau across from the historic village of Abiquiu in Northern New Mexico.

    The original build...

  • Secret Life of Muslims

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    This first person series uses humor and empathy to subvert stereotypes and reveal the truth about American Muslims: fascinating careers, unexpected talents, and inspiring accomplishments.

    Featuring a diverse set of American Muslims from a wide range of ethnic and national origins speaking direct...

  • An American Mosque

    Late one night, arsonists broke into the newly-constructed mosque, doused prayer rugs with gasoline, then lit the building ablaze. The mosque was reduced to ashes and an investigation ensued. For the first time, the film's characters respond publicly to the crime, speaking passionately about thei...

  • Story of Determination

    This is a rare short film and glance into the life of Dalilah Muhammad and her path towards becoming an Olympian in the 2016 Olympics. She won gold in the 400 metre hurdles.

  • The A-Z of British Islam

    This film follows two Muslim students, Aziza and Zainab as they explore what it means to be a Muslim in Britain and how Muslims really feel feel about living and practising their faith in the UK

  • Skateistan: Four Wheels and a Board in Kabul

    Not long ago OLIVER PERCOVICH and SHARNA NOLAN arrive in Kabul with little more than a couple of skateboards. in a country where children constitute more than half the population, they soon discover, that their boards draw local children like a magnetic force. After beginning regular skateboardin...

  • The Mosque Across the Street

    When an Islamic center purchased a plot of land opposite a church in Memphis, Tennessee, the local Muslim community expected hostility. Pastor Steve Stone had something else in mind.

    Upstanders is a Starbucks Original Series celebrating ordinary people doing extraordinary things to create positi...

  • This is Palestine

    Two elderly artists, Widad Kawar and Abdulhay Mossallam, who have memories of the Palestinian Nakba and have used their creativity to preserve their culture in different ways.

  • New Muslim Cool

    Puerto Rican American rapper Hamza Pérez ended his life as a drug dealer 12 years ago, and started down a new path as a young Muslim. Now he's moved to Pittsburgh's tough North Side to start a new religious community, rebuild his shattered family, and take his message of faith to other young peop...

  • The Dinar Movement

    Money loses value and prices rise. But the value of money doesn’t disappear. It’s transferred in the form of real wealth to a financial elite. Why are we using this money when it’s making us poorer? The Dinar Movement is building an alternative based on Islam. This film documents the struggle of ...

  • Redneck Muslim

    The short film Redneck Muslim explores the life and work of Shane Atkinson, a hospital chaplain in-training at North Carolina's biggest trauma centre and founder of the on-line group the 'Society of Islamic Rednecks.' A 45-year old, white "good old boy" from Mississippi who converted to Islam in ...

  • 14 & Muslim

    This documentary follows Sahar, Malaieka and Ahmad as they make the transition from a private Islamic elementary school to high school. Will they and their family choose the familiar – though some might say insular – confines of Islamic High School? Or will they opt for a public or even Catholic ...

  • Buzkashi!

    From the shadows of the majestic Pamir Mountains of Tajikistan comes a story of Azam, a sheep herder and Buzkashi champion. Azam plays for honor and integrity, but his success is increasingly thwarted by alliances in the sport. Facing the pressures of modernization on the playing field and within...

  • The Tentmakers of Cairo

    The Tentmakers of Cairo offers unprecedented access to a small community of talented craftsmen, known as tentmakers, who practice the uniquely Egyptian art of Khayamiya, or hand stitched appliqué. In a small covered market, in the heart of Old Islamic Cairo, four tentmakers expertly stitch ornate...

  • My Name is Salt

    Year after year, just after the monsoon season has finished, thousands of families travel to a bleak desert in Gujerat, India, where they will stay for an endless eight months and extract salt from the earth, using the same painstaking, manual techniques as generations before them. Director Farid...

  • Daraya: A Library Under Bombs

    At the heart of the Syrian civil war, a group of activists created an underground library in the besieged outskirts of Damascus. After years of blockade, they were forced to leave their city. But they managed to save their videos illustrating a unique experiment of cultural resistance under the b...

  • Seeds on Stone

    One in four people in Lebanon is escaping from another country. Some have arrived as early as the 1950s - and they never left. Children and grand-children are born refugees, and "home" becomes just a distant idea. This is the story of a family.