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Journey to Mecca / : in the footsteps of Ibn Battuta / director Bruce Neibaur ; producers, Taran Davies, Dominic Cunningham-Reid and Jonathan Barker ; written by Bruce Neibaur, Tahir Shah and Carl Knutson.

Kingsley, Ben, 1943- (Added Author).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781426299582
  • ISBN: 1426299583
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (45 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : National Geographic, c2009.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Release date: May. 10, 2011.
Originally produced for National Geographic in 2009.
Includes special features.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Matthew Williams ; directors of photography, Mecca, Ghasem Ebrahimian, Afshin Javadi, Rafey Mahmood ; editor, Jean-Marie Drot ; music, Michael Brook.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Ben Kingsley.
Summary, etc.:
The amazing story of Ibn Battuta, the greatest explorer of the Old World, following his first pilgrimage between 1325 and 1326 from Tangier to Mecca. His perilous journey resonates with adventure while presenting an unforgettable picture of Islamic civilization during the 14th century, culminating with Ibn Battuta's first Hajj. The story is book-ended by a close-up look at the contemporary Hajj, a pilgrimage to Mecca that draws three million Muslims from around the world.
System Details Note:
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1; region 1; widescreen.
Language Note:
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Awards Note:
Winner Best Dramatic Short at 43rd annual Houston International Film Festival, 2010.
Subject: Ibn Batuta, 1304-1377 > Travel > Asia, Central.
Ibn Batuta, 1304-1377 > Travel > Africa.
Voyages and travels.
Travel, Medieval.
Muslim pilgrims and pilgrimages > Saudi Arabia > Mecca.

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