Documentaries

“What distinguishes non-fiction cinema is that audiences feel that whatever a character is going through on screen is coextensive with her real life. For this reason, non-fiction footage is sacred, and demands a unique form of empathy from the audience!”
Joshua Oppenheimer

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Arbaeen

Posted by RJ on 22/10/2018  /   No Comments

Title: Arbaeen Directed by: Reza John Vedadi Length: 44 minutes Synopsis: ‘Arbaeen’ is an intimately filmed spiritual journey of visitors from around the world on a life changing experience to visit Imam Hussain (as), the …

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In Search of the Sacred

Documentary style: Expository Mode Length: 47 minutes Presented by: Hussain Makke Directed by: Reza John Vedadi BARR Pictures Production. Documentary featuring: Prof Jordan Peterson is a Canadian clinical psychologist and a professor of psychology at …

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Path to Paradise series

The documentary series, Path to Paradise follows 5 individuals from around the world who embark on a journey across Iraq and visit the  shrine of the great Muslim saint, Imam Hussain. A BARR Pictures production.

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Guarantor of Paradise – Life of Imam Ali ibn Musa Al-Reza

Guarantor of Paradise is a two part documentary introducing the biography and achievements of Ali ibn Musa Al-Reza one of the twelve Imams of the Shia Muslims and great personality with in the history of …

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The Companion & Scholar – Life of Sayed Abdel Azim Al-Hassani

Documentary examining the biography of Sayed Abdel Azim Al-Hassani, a noble personality who was a scholar and companion of the Imams from the house hold of Prophet Muhammad. Produced by BARR Pictures, researched and presented …

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Ladies of Light Series

Ladies of Light series explores the lives of some of the most important women in Islamic history. Produced by BARR Pictures, and spanning 4 episodes. The series was filmed in Iraq & Iran, researched and …

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Cities of Light

Duration: 74 minutes, Colour. Featuring: Ali Fadhil, Sayed Hussain Makke, Saarah Bokhari & Dr Sayed Ammar Nakshawani. Story: Cities of Light is an extra ordinary journey by three youths from London, who participate in one …

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The Unclear Truth

“Essential viewing, a true tour de force. Such dense content covered and done so masterfully: chronologically, visually, musically. From start to finish a stirring, enlightening and enriching experience, one which should be savoured by many. …

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