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Koran by heart : one chance to remember

Author: Greg BarkerJulie GoldmanClaude ChalhoubHBO Documentary Films.Passion Pictures (Firm); et al; All authors
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : HBO Home Entertainment, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this 80-minute documentary, three 10-year old children leave their native countries to participate in one of the Islamic world's most famous competitions, a test of memory and recitation known as The International Holy Koran Competition. As the competition reaches its climax, Koran By Heart offers a compelling and nuanced glimpse into some of the pressures faced by the next generation of Muslims.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Greg Barker; Julie Goldman; Claude Chalhoub; HBO Documentary Films.; Passion Pictures (Firm); Motto Pictures.; Artifact 2613 (Firm); Prettybird Pictures (Firm); HBO Home Entertainment (Firm); et al
OCLC Number: 776663088
Language Note: In English; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced in 2011.
Credits: Director of photography, Frank-Peter Lehmann ; editor, Langdon F. Page ; original music by Claude Chalhoub.
Awards: Tribeca Film Festival, 2011 (official selection)
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 80 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R; this disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives; aspect ratio, 16:9 (widescreen); English 5.1.
Contents: The contestants --
The moderator --
Rules of Tajweed --
Ramadan --
A long passage --
Voices of Islam --
The final round --
Beyond reciting.
Other Titles: One chance to remember
Responsibility: HBO Documentary Films presents ; a Passion Pictures & Motto Pictures production ; in association with Artifact Studios ; produced in association with Prettybird Pictures ; a film by Greg Barker ; directed by Greg Barker ; produced by Julie Goldman ... [et al.].

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In this 80-minute documentary, three 10-year old children leave their native countries to participate in one of the Islamic world's most famous competitions, a test of memory and recitation known as The International Holy Koran Competition. As the competition reaches its climax, Koran By Heart offers a compelling and nuanced glimpse into some of the pressures faced by the next generation of Muslims.

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