Source: Independent Production Fund
Misconceptions and lack of understanding dominate America’s perception of Islam, the world’s second largest and fastest-growing religion. Muslims takes an in-depth look at what it means to be a Muslim in the 21st century. Filmed in Egypt, Malaysia, Iran, Turkey, Nigeria, and the United States, Muslims explores the influence of culture and politics on religion, and provides a deeper understanding of the political forces at work among Muslims around the world. This double episode of Frontline emphasizes Islam’s kinship with Christianity and Judaism, and looks at the diverse range of interpretations of Islam among Muslims.