Must Watch Islamic Historical Movies / Muslim Historical Movies on Islamic Channel.
This Epic Historical Movies of Islam!
If you are muslim like me then I recommend watch these history movies to referesh your history lessons and the story you have heared so far…
As with the majority of minorities, Muslims have not enjoyed a healthy relationship with Hollywood. Muslim characters are more often than not heavily soaked in stereotypes, lacking nuance or depth. While Muslims are not the only minority to receive this kind of treatment, upon reading or viewing the work of academic Dr. Jack Shaheen, you will quickly find that Muslims and Arabs have had a particularly bad time. His work, Reel Bad Arabs, highlights the extent of Hollywood’s problem with Arabs and Muslims. In a world where movies are watched a lot more than books are read, the images that they are delivering become all the more important. The following is a list of movies that while being far from perfect, offer a nice antidote to the one-dimensional “movie Muslim” offered up by the orientalist mind.
This is a list of films, television serials and programmes related to Islamic civilisation, i.e. Islam, Islamic history and Islamic culture. For ease of classification this article defines the following terms as such:
- “Documentary” refers to educational films and series of an informative nature.
- “Film” refers to dramatic films following a narrative/story.
- “Television” refers to serials, programmes and dramas that consist of more than one episode.