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The Prince of Egypt, 1h39
Directed by Steve Hickner, Brenda Chapman, Simon Wells
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Adventure, Musical, Animation
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about slavery, Films about music and musicians, Films about religion, Musical films, Films based on the Bible, Films about Jews and Judaism, Films about Islam, Children's films
Actors Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amick Byram, Sandra Bullock, Jeff Goldblum

In Ancient Egypt, Yocheved and her two children, Miriam and Aaron, watch as newborn Hebrew boys are taken and ruthlessly killed as ordered by Pharaoh Seti I, who fears that an increase of Hebrew slaves could lead to rebellion. Fearing for her own newborn son's safety, Yocheved places him in a basket afloat on the Nile. Miriam follows the basket to the Pharaoh's palace and witnesses her baby brother safely adopted by Queen Tuya, who names him Moses.
Serial (Bad) Weddings, 1h37
Directed by Philippe de Chauveron
Origin France
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about alcoholism, Films about families, Films about immigration, Films about racism, Films about religion, La précarité, Films about Jews and Judaism, Films about Islam, Films about marriage
Actors Christian Clavier, Frédérique Bel, Ary Abittan, Émilie Caen, Chantal Lauby, Élie Semoun

Claude Verneuil, a Gaullist notary, and his wife Marie, a Catholic bourgeois from Chinon, are parents of four daughters: Isabelle, Odile, Ségolène, and Laure. The three eldest are already married to men, each one of a different religion and a different 'ethnic' origin: Isabelle married Rashid Ben Assem, a Muslim Arab, Odile married David Benichou, a Sephardi Jew, and Ségolène married Chao Ling, a Chinese man. The Verneuils pretend to accept their sons-in-laws but have had a hard time hiding their comfortability in accepting people into the family from outside the community. A family meeting is spoiled because of the awkwardness and clichés about race and religion, stated as much by the father as by the sons-in-laws who even exchange insulting communitarist views to and about each other.
Malcolm X
Malcolm X (1992)
, 3h13
Directed by Spike Lee
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Assassinat, Politique, Films about racism, Films about religion, Political films, Films about Islam
Actors Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Albert Hall, Al Freeman Jr., Delroy Lindo, Spike Lee

Malcolm X divides the life of the African-American activist Malcolm X into three sections. The first section deals with the troubled childhood of Malcolm Little, whose father, a preacher, was murdered by the Black Legion and whose mother was institutionalized for insanity. Malcolm grows up and gets a job as a Pullman porter, calling himself Detroit Red. Getting involved with a Harlem gangster named West Indian Archie with whom he has a falling out, Malcolm flees to Boston and decides to become a burglar. He and his best friend, Shorty (played by Spike Lee) are arrested by the police and Malcolm is sentenced to a ten-year prison term. The second section follows Malcolm's life in prison, where a fellow inmate, Baines, introduces him to the teachings of the Nation of Islam.
My Name Is Khan, 2h41
Directed by Karan Johar
Origin Inde
Genres Drama, Thriller, Adventure, Politic, Romance
Themes Films based on the September 11 attacks, Medical-themed films, Films about music and musicians, Politique, Films about religion, Films about terrorism, Transport films, Aviation films, Musical films, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Political films, Films about Islam, Dans un avion, Bollywood, Films about autism, Children's films, Disaster films, Films about hijackings
Actors Shahrukh Khan, Kajol, Jimmy Shergill, Zarina Wahab, Tanay Hemant Chheda, Pallavi Sharda

Rizwan Khan is a Muslim child who grew up with his brother Zakir and his mother Razia Khan in a middle-class family in the section of Mumbai. Rizwan is different from other children, however. He has certain gifts, particularly a special ability to repair mechanical things. His difference leads to special tutoring from a reclusive scholar and extra attention from his mother, both of which lead to heightened jealousy from his brother Zakir, who eventually leaves his family for a life in the United States.
Jodhaa Akbar, 3h33
Directed by Ashutosh Gowariker
Origin Inde
Genres Drama, War, Biography, Action, Adventure, Historical, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Politique, Films about religion, Musical films, Political films, Films about Islam, Bollywood, Films about royalty
Actors Hrithik Roshan, Aishwarya Rai, Sonu Sood, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Suhasini Mulay, Raza Murad

Jodhaa Akbar is a sixteenth-century love story about a political marriage of convenience between a Mughal emperor, Akbar, and a Rajput princess, Jodhaa.
The Message, 2h51
Directed by Moustapha Akkad, Andrew Marton
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Action, Adventure, Historical
Themes Films about religion, Films about Islam
Actors Anthony Quinn, Irène Papas, Michael Ansara, Michael Forest, Garrick Hagon, André Morell

The film follows Muhammad starting with Islam's beginnings in Mecca in which the first Muslims are persecuted for their beliefs, the exodus to Medina, and ending with the Muslims' triumphant return to Mecca.
Timbuktu
Timbuktu (2014)
, 1h37
Directed by Abderrahmane Sissako
Origin France
Genres Drama
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about religion, Films about terrorism, Films about Islam
Actors Hichem Yacoubi, Toulou Kiki, Abel Jafri, Fatoumata Diawara

The city of Timbuktu is under the occupation of Islamists bearing a jihadist black flag. Kidane is a cattle herder who lives outside of the city. One day, one of his cows accidentally damages the net of a fisherman. The enraged fisherman kills the cow. Kidane confronts the fisherman and accidentally shoots him dead. The Islamists arrest Kidane and, per sharia law, demand a blood money payment of 40 cattle to the fisherman's family. As Kidane has only seven cattle, he is sentenced to death. His wife shows up at his execution with a pistol, and as they run to each other the husband attempts to stop her. Mistaking this for an escape attempt, the executioners gun them both down.
Mangal Pandey: The Rising, 2h30
Directed by Ketan Mehta
Origin Inde
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films about religion, Musical films, Political films, Films about Islam, Bollywood
Actors Aamir Khan, Rani Mukherjee, Toby Stephens, Ameesha Patel, Kiron Kher, Om Puri

The film begins in 1857, when a large part of India was under the control of the British East India Company. Mangal Pandey (Aamir Khan) is a sepoy, a soldier of Indian origin, in the army of the East India Company. Pandey is fighting in the Anglo-Afghan Wars and saves the life of his British commanding officer, William Gordon (portrayed by Toby Stephens). Gordon is indebted to Pandey and a strong friendship develops between them, transcending both rank and race.
Black Gold
Black Gold (2011)
, 2h9
Directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud
Origin France
Genres Drama, Adventure
Themes Films about religion, Films about Islam, Le désert
Actors Tahar Rahim, Mark Strong, Antonio Banderas, Freida Pinto, Riz Ahmed, Corey Johnson

In the early 20th century, Emir Nesib (Antonio Banderas), Sultan of Hobeika, and Sultan Amar (Mark Strong) of Salmaah have been in a border war over a vast barren strip they call "The Yellow Belt". When Nesib wins he forces Amar to agree to a peace pact: the Yellow Belt will belong to neither, becoming a no-mans-land between their territories, and Emir Nesib will take Sultan Amar's sons, Saleh and Auda, as hostages. Amar reluctantly agrees, knowing the hostages are a sacred trust which binds Nesib as well. They both swear to the pact before God. Nesib promises to rear Amar's sons with his own children, Tariq and Leyla.
Four Lions
Four Lions (2010)
, 1h37
Directed by Chris Morris
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Crime
Themes Films about religion, Films about suicide, Films about terrorism, Films about Islam
Actors Riz Ahmed, Alex Macqueen, Kayvan Novak, Kevin Eldon, Darren boyd, Adeel Akhtar

A group of radicalised young British Muslim men aspire to be suicide bombers. They are Omar (Riz Ahmed), who is deeply critical of Western society and imperialism; his dim-witted friend, Waj (Kayvan Novak); Barry (Nigel Lindsay), a bad-tempered and extremely rash white convert to Islam; and the naive Faisal (Adeel Akhtar), who tries to train crows to be used as bombers. While Omar and Waj go to a terrorist training camp in Pakistan, Barry recruits a reluctant fifth member, Hassan (Arsher Ali). The visit to the training camp ends in disaster, with Omar misfiring a rocket backwards that kills fellow jihadists; however, he uses the experience to assert authority on his return to Britain.
When Pigs Have Wings, 1h38
Origin France
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about animals, Films about religion, Films about pigs, Films about Islam, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Sasson Gabai, Ulrich Tukur, Baya Belal, Lotfi Abdelli, Manuel Cauchi

Jaafar, a Palestinian fisherman unfortunate, caught in his nets a Vietnamese pig. Torn between his Muslim faith and his desire to improve the lives of his wife, pay debts and the reality of the conflict, Jaafar decides to undertake with his pig one of the most unusual trade with a young Russian-Israeli settler, Yelena. Indeed, she raises pigs and having no male pig, she asked Jafaar to bring him the seed of his pig
The Kingdom of Solomon, 1h50
Directed by Shahriar Bahrani
Origin Iran
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Films about religion, Films based on the Bible, Films about Jews and Judaism, Films about Islam
Actors Amin Zendegani, Elham Hamidi, Mahmoud Pak Niat

Solomon is a wise prophet selected as the crown prince by his father King David (Dawud in Islamic texts) when he was 9. Following Prophet David's death, Solomon succeeds to the crown and God appoints him as a prophet. Requesting from God the establishment of a divine kingdom, Solomon takes the wind under his command and jinns and demons under his control. Inviting rulers of the neighbouring lands to the monotheistic religion, Prophet Solomon continues his divine mission in as much as Balqis, the Queen of Sheba professes monotheism. At the end, while leaning on his cane, Solomon bids farewell to the world, and the jinns and demons get out of reign and return to their own world.
In the Name of God, 2h47
Directed by Shoaib Mansoor
Origin Pakistan
Genres Drama, Action
Themes Films based on the September 11 attacks, Films about religion, Films about terrorism, Films about Islam, Disaster films, Films about hijackings
Actors Shaan Shahid, Naseeruddin Shah, Fawad Afzal Khan, Fawad Khan, Iman Ali, Hameed Sheikh

Three people on three continents have problems that relate to Pakistani culture and the subsequent misinterpretations of Islam in Pakistan's society.
Bilal: A New Breed of Hero, 1h45
Genres Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about religion, Films about Islam
Actors Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jacob Latimore, Ian McShane, Cynthia McWilliams, Quinton Flynn, China Anne McClain

Bilal (Andre Robinson), a bright eyed carefree boy ignited with fanciful imagination and a dream only a 7 years old can conjure. His ability to speak against injustice, a rare gift. On a day as similar as any, this dream turns into a nightmare when the village he lives in is ransacked, orphaning him and his younger sister, Ghufaira (Cynthia McWilliams). Thrown in a world where greed and injustice rule all, Bilal and Ghufaira find themselves bound to the chaotic wills and wants of the most powerful man in the City, Umayya (Ian McShane). Dreams of freedom and the warrior he fantasized he would become, are kept deep in Bilal's yearning heart. Bilal will soon learn he must choose his own fate, and find the courage to raise his voice. Bilal (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje) will challenge everything.