Pivotal Religious Figures Get Big-Screen Treatments

Moses, Jesus and Muhammad are all headed for the big screen – again. News came Sunday at the Doha Tribeca Film Festival that Qatar-based Al Noor Holdings is backing a $150 million project about Islam’s founder. The English-language film is set to be produced by...

New Animated Film Depicts Muhammad’s Life

A few years ago, the Al-Azhar Islamic Research Academy of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, gave its stamp of approval to an animated film on the life of Muhammad, Islam’s founder. The academy’s council approved it Aug. 20, 2001. A few weeks later, the Al Qaeda...