Alchemiya is an online TV streaming service dedicated to bringing you the best Movies, Drama and Documentaries about the Muslim world.
A video library that celebrates the rich culture and heritage of the Muslim world, past and present. Often described as the "Muslim Netflix", Alchemiya is a movement to provide positive, celebratory, beautiful, video content and challenges the distorted negative ‘tropes’ about Islam and Muslims.
Alchemiya has established itself as the ‘home’ of feel-good entertainment for anyone who wants to hear and see the everyday beauty present in Muslim communities everywhere.
We seek out and work with the most creative talent, both established and emerging, from the Global Muslim community. Content is selected for its appeal to universal audiences and we support an open minded, inclusive attitude, avoiding sectarian, political or narrow interpretations.
My daughter, Baran’s childhood in the 1980s coincided with the Iran-Iraq war and bombardment of Iranian cities. Terrifying sleepless nights were followed by the next morning’s involvement in daily life which had to go on. Every morning when I took Baran to nursery school I used to wonder how the kids could bear this amount of stress during the day and the hours that they are away from parents.
The Patua (Chitrakar) communities of West Bengal have been painters and singers of stories depicted in scrolls. They tell stories of Muslim saints as well as Hindu deities, and offer devotion to saints at Muslim shrines. They used to wander from village to village, receiving food and coins for re...
The story of one man's relationship to a dying river. Once a roaring waterway, the river is now a narrow brook with the corpses of dead animals, sewage from surrounding houses and shops, and no fish. To keep the memory of the river's heyday alive, artist Ahmad Nadalian carves images of fish on st...
Known for her insightful and intimate examinations of Japanese culture in Dream Girls and Shinjuku Boys, British documentary-maker Kim Longinotto teamed with Iranian co-director Ziba Mir-Hosseini to create this fascinating and surprising look at Iran’s divorce laws.