Philosophy & Religion


The More We Evolve, the Less We Need God: A Debate 90 min.

Does God have a place in 21st-century human affairs? For many, the answer is yes. Belief in a higher power is the foundation of human consciousness, they argue, and helps drive social, political, and scientific progress. Further, some claim, humans require faith to lead moral lives and are genetically predisposed to embrace religion. Others are far more skeptical. No evidence of God exists, they a...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

The Mosque Next Door 180 min.

In many countries around the world, the mosque is a building increasingly shrouded in controversy. But most non-Muslims have never stepped foot inside a mosque, let alone experienced the day to day activities that take place there, or met its community. This groundbreaking series tackles the myths, misconceptions and anxieties head on. With exclusive, unprecedented 24/7 access, we go inside one o...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

The Mosque Next Door, Episode 1 64 min.

The end of the Muslim holy month sees the mosque on the frontline of a rising tide of Islamophobia, as the mosque community tackles misconceptions with surprising results.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

The Mosque Next Door, Episode 2 61 min.

A member of the mosque congregation is reported to the National Security Hotline, as the mosque leadership confronts the fault lines between Muslim immigration and terrorism.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

The Mosque Next Door, Episode 3 62 min.

The mosque tackles extremism at home and abroad, from anti-hijab nationalists to ISIS threats—all the while dealing with the intimate everyday dramas of family life, love, and death.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

The Hellfire Nation, Episode 2 48 min.

Award-winning journalist Mobeen Azhar travels the length and breadth of the United States to discover how the resurgent Christian right has gained momentum since the election of Donald Trump, posing an increasing threat to America’s long-standing secularist traditions. The Founding Fathers of the United States insisted on a wall of separation between Church and State. However radical evangelical b...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Myanmar's Hardline Buddhists, Episode 3 46 min.

BAFTA Award-winning reporter Mobeen Azhar travels to Myanmar to investigate the destructive links between religion and violence in the country. Buddhism is often associated with teachings of non-violence and compassion, but in Myanmar, hardline Buddhist nationalists are being blamed for inciting violence against the stateless Rohingya Muslim minority. Azhar uncovers how ultra-nationalist groups su...

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Power and Piety 230 min.

BAFTA Award-winning reporter Mobeen Azhar travels across the world to investigate the destructive links between religion and conflict. He digs deep into Islamic extremism in his native countries of the UK and Pakistan, right-wing Christianity in the USA, Indonesia’s secular state, Hindu Nationalism in India, and Myanmar’s hardline Buddhists.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

The Road to Jihad, Episode 1 48 min.

Episode synopsis—From anti-Islam protesters to Taliban extremists, BAFTA-winning reporter Mobeen Azhar travels from England to Pakistan to meet with those that are attacking mainstream, moderate Islam’s place in the modern world. In recent years, we have witnessed the rapid rise of Islamic extremists across the world that have endorsed a violent mix of politics and theology. This in turn has fuell...

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The Saffron Revolution, Episode 5 46 min.

BAFTA-winning film-maker Mobeen Azhar travels to Indonesia, home to the world’s largest Muslim population, to investigate how this nation’s historic religious tolerance is being challenged by hardline Islamic groups demanding that issues of faith be placed at the center of Indonesian politics. Although Indonesia has an overwhelming Muslim majority, constitutionally it has remained a secular state....

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017