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Muslim Journeys: Films

The Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys is a collection of books, films, and database resources to familiarize us with Islam and the cultural heritage of Islamic civilizations around the world.

Muslim Journeys Videos

HCC Library received 4 DVDs from the Bridging Cultures: Muslim Journeys grant:

  • Koran By Heart
  • Prince Among Slaves
  • Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World
  • Islamic Art Spots

These can be checked out at the Circulation Counter for 7 days. Get a taste of these films with these short trailers!

Koran By Heart

Prince Among Slaves

Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World

Islamic Art Spots

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Information and related resources for Koran By Heart
HBO's official site with images, interviews, videos, a study guide, and resources for educators


"Prince Among Slaves" tells the story life of Abdul Rahman, an African prince who was captured and enslaved in the American South.
Get more information about the film.

YouTube page with transcript for the "Prince Among Slaves" trailer


YouTube page with transcript for "Islamic Art, Mirror of the Invisible World" trailer

Islamic Art Spots

Islamic Art Spots is a series of seven short films highlighting the arts of Muslim culture. The topics are:

  • Calligraphy
  • Mosques and Religious Architecture
  • The Arts of Trade and Travel
  • Islamic Gardens
  • Islamic Textiles
  • Geometry
  • The Arts of the Book and Miniature Painting

Download the Islamic Arts Spots Guide (pdf format).
Click here for more info, and to view the Art Spots films online.

Films on Demand - Streaming Videos

Films on Demand is a web-based digital video delivery service that allows you to view streaming videos anytime, anywhere.

Try this to browse for videos:

  • From the menu bar, select Subjects
  • Next, select Philosophy & Religion
  • Then, from the list on the left, select World Religions
  • Choose Islam

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