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Title Koran by heart [videorecording] : one chance to remember / 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.].
Publication Info. [United States?] : HBO Home Entertainment, c2011.

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Description 1 videodisc (ca. 80 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System 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.
Note In English; closed-captioned.
Credits Director of photography, Frank-Peter Lehmann ; editor, Langdon F. Page ; original music by Claude Chalhoub.
Note 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.
Subject Muslim children -- Religious life.
Contests -- Egypt -- Cairo.
Muslim children -- Religious life -- Senegal.
Muslim children -- Religious life -- Tajikistan.
Muslim children -- Religious life -- Maldives.
Islam -- Customs and practices.
Documentary films
Religious films
Added Author Barker, Greg. Director.
Goldman, Julie
Chalhoub, Claude, 1974-
HBO Documentary Films.
Passion Pictures (Firm)
Motto Pictures
Artifact 2613 (Firm)
Prettybird Pictures (Firm)
HBO Home Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title One chance to remember
Bridging Cultures Muslim Journeys (NEH)
UPC # 883929238750
OCLC # 776663088
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