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Schiism : awaiting the hidden Imam

Author: Saïd BakhtaouiMohammad BalloutAudiovisuel Multimedia International Production,ARTE France,First Run/Icarus Films.All authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : First Run/Icarus Films, 2005. ©2005
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses Shi'ism, its origins, mythology of martyrdom, the centuries of persecution and discrimination of Shi'ism as a minority faith, and its basic tenets including the belief in the twelfth, or 'hidden' Imam, who will appear on the Last Day as the Mahdi. Interweaves contemporary and historical footage, and introduces Muslim scholars, philosophers, writers, politicians and religious leaders discussing a wide range  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Religious films
Documentary films
Feature films
History
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Saïd Bakhtaoui; Mohammad Ballout; Audiovisuel Multimedia International Production,; ARTE France,; First Run/Icarus Films.; Icarus Films.
OCLC Number: 62396075
Language Note: In English and other languages with English subtitles.
Credits: Presented by A.M.I.P. with Arte.
Description: 1 videodisc (53 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R, NTSC.
Other Titles: Shi'ism :
Awaiting the hidden Imam
Waiting for the hidden Imam
Responsibility: A.M.I.P, with Arte present ; a film by Saïd Bakhtaoui [and Mohammad Ballout].

Abstract:

Discusses Shi'ism, its origins, mythology of martyrdom, the centuries of persecution and discrimination of Shi'ism as a minority faith, and its basic tenets including the belief in the twelfth, or 'hidden' Imam, who will appear on the Last Day as the Mahdi. Interweaves contemporary and historical footage, and introduces Muslim scholars, philosophers, writers, politicians and religious leaders discussing a wide range of issues.

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