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Koran by Heart

One Chance to Remember
(DVD - 2011 )
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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.
Title: Koran by heart
one chance to remember
[videorecording]
Publisher: [United States?] : HBO Home Entertainment, c2011
Edition: Widescreen presentation
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 80 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in
Statement of 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.]
Notes: Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy
Originally produced in 2011
Summary: 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.
Terms Of Use: Includes public performance rights through Dec., 2015 APL
Alternate Title: One chance to remember
Branch Call Number: DVD 297.125 KORAN
Country of Producing Entity: United States Great Britain
Credits: Director of photography, Frank-Peter Lehmann ; editor, Langdon F. Page ; original music by Claude Chalhoub.
System Details: DVD-R, aspect ratio 16:9, Dolby digital; this disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives; aspect ratio, 16:9 (widescreen); English 5.1
Other Language: In English; closed-captioned
Subject Headings: Islam Customs and practices Muslim children Religious life Maldives Muslim children Religious life Tajikistan Muslim children Religious life Senegal Contests Egypt Cairo Qurʼan Memorizing Qurʼan Recitation Muslim children Religious life
Genre/Form: Feature films
Nonfiction films
Documentary films
Topical Term: Islam
Muslim children
Muslim children
Muslim children
Contests
Muslim children
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