Koran by heart [videorecording] / 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.]

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Available copies

  • 5 copies at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 3 copies at Anderson County Library System.

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Anderson - Anderson Main Library DVD 297.09 Koran (Text) 27176940 Adult DVD Available -
 Presented by: the National Endowment for the Humanities in cooperation with the American Library Association and Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies, George Mason University, 2013. [ SM/TS 04-08-2013 @ ACL-MAIN ]
Anderson - Pendleton Branch DVD 297.09 Koran (Text) 27176932 Adult DVD Available -
 Presented by: the National Endowment for the Humanities in cooperation with the American Library Association and Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies, George Mason University, 2013. [ SM/TS 04-08-2013 @ ACL-MAIN ]
Anderson - Powdersville Branch DVD 297.09 Koran (Text) 27176924 Adult DVD Available -
 Presented by: the National Endowment for the Humanities in cooperation with the American Library Association and Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies, George Mason University, 2013. [ SM/TS 04-08-2013 @ ACL-MAIN ]

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 DVD (80 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States?] : HBO Home Entertainment, 2011.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally produced in 2011.
"THIS DISC IS EXPECTED TO PLAY BACK IN DVD VIDEO "PLAY ONLY" DEVICES, AND MAY NOT PLAY IN OTHER DEVICES, INCLUDING RECORDERS AND DVD DRIVES"--Container.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Frank-Peter Lehmann ; editor, Langdon F. Page ; music, Claude Chalhour.
Summary, etc.: "110 kids from the Islamic world are chosen and arrive in Cairo for the world's oldest Koran reciting contest. Koran by heart follows two boys from Senegal and Tajikistan, and a little girl from Maldives - who go head-to-head with kids nearly twice their age in the pronunciation, recitation and perfected memorization of the Koran. Even as their own future hangs in the balance, they are caught between fundamentalist and moderate visions of Islam"--IMDb.
System Details Note: DVD-R ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital ; Enhanced for 16.9 televisions.
Language Note: In English and other languages with English subtitles.
Subject: Muslim children > Religious life.
Koran > Recitation.
Koran > Memorizing.
Contests > Egypt > Cairo.
Muslim children > Religious life > Senegal.
Muslim children > Religious life > Tajikistan.
Muslim children > Religious life > Maldives.
Islam > Customs and practices.
Genre: Documentary films.
Films for the hearing impaired.