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  1. Monty Don’s Paradise Gardens (2018)

    Subject
    Agriculture; Religious studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 120 minutes), £14.99

    In this BBC documentary, renowned gardener Monty Don travels in search of paradise gardens referenced in the Koran as green spaces filled with flowers and fruit where shade and water provide a safe haven...

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  2. Crusades, The (2018)

    Subject
    History; Religious studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 180 minutes), £12.27

    The crusades inspired a sense of militant Christian identity in Western Europe and, through centuries of conflict and war, played a role in uniting disparate Muslim states against the invaders. Using new...

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  3. Among the Believers (2015)

    Director
    Michael Beach Nichols; Christopher K. Walker
    Subject
    Religious studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 1 NTSC, 84 minutes), $18.71

    Firebrand cleric Abdul Aziz Ghazi, an ISIS supporter and Taliban ally, is waging jihad against the Pakistani government with the aim of imposing Shariah law. His primary weapon is his expanding network of...

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  4. Feminism Inshallah: A History of Arab Feminism (2014)

    Director
    Feriel Ben Mahmoud
    Subject
    Women’s studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 NTSC, 52 mins), $350 (institutional rate)

    The struggle for Muslim women’s emancipation is often portrayed stereotypically as a showdown between Western and Islamic values, but Arab feminism has existed for more than a century. The documentary...

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  5. Religion, Conflict and Digital Communication in the Greater Muslim World (2013)

    Subject
    Politics & government; Religious studies; Technology

    As much of the day-to-day work of governance and social change move online, so do religious organisations, using the World Wide Web to build coalitions or ‘manufacture constituencies’ to pursue social...

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  6. Byzantium: A Tale of Three Cities (2013)

    Producer
    Anna Cox; Jack MacInnes
    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 150 minutes), £585.00

    This series sees historian Simon Sebag-Montefiore exploring the history of the city which has been the capital of three empires: Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman. He examines the faiths and traditions which have...

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  7. Glories of Islamic Art (2013)

    Subject
    Art; Religious studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 135 minutes), £14.99

    Consisting of three programmes of 45 minutes each, this series celebrates the heritage of Islamic artists and architects. It explains the close connection between the architectural splendor and the religious...

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  8. World on Trial: France’s Headscarf Law (2013)

    Subject
    Law
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 NTSC), $29.95

    The pilot episode of ‘World on Trial’ deals with the 2004 French law banning the conspicuous display of religious symbols in public schools, most notably affecting the right of young Muslim women to...

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  9. Making of a Holy City, The (2012)

    Subject
    History; Religious studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 180 minutes), £19.92

    Author and historian Simon Sebag Montefiore explores the history of Jerusalem, one of the oldest cities in the world, in this three-part BBC documentary series.

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  10. All the World’s a Stage: Dress Rehearsal/Theatre of Tadeusz Kantor (2011)

    Director
    Nasser Taghavi; Dennis Bablet
    Subject
    Drama
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 1 NTSC, 64, 145 minutes), $39.95

    A 2 DVD pack containing ancient and modern performances. DRESS REHEARSAL: THE BRAVE HURR’S TA’ZIEH provides a rare opportunity to witness the performance of a ta’zieh, an ancient and uniquely Iranian...

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