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Title Cairo In One Breath. [Kanopy electronic resource]

Publication Info. GoDigital, 2015.
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2019.
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (79 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
digital
video file MPEG-4 Flash
Note Title from title frames.
Film
In Process Record.
Performer Hanafi Mahmoud
Event Originally produced by GoDigital in 2015.
Summary The adhan is the Muslim call to prayer, an invitation to sacred space traditionally recited by a muezzin at a mosque five times each day. Cairo has thousands of mosques, and with countless muezzins chanting the call simultaneously there is a holy cacophony that reverberates through the city’s soundscape. Enter the Ministry of Religious Endowments with the concept of a unified adhan, a single call from one muezzin broadcast from a central radio station to a network of 4,000 officially recognized mosques, each relaying this unified adhan through its own sound system. This beautiful and timely film is full of rich details of everyday life and maintains a quiet respect for the range of opinions voiced on either side of this somewhat unpopular edict. Official Selection at the **Full Frame Documentary Film Festival**.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language In Arabic,English
Subject Middle East.
Philosophy and religion.
Documentary films.
Genre Documentary films.
Added Author Kipervaser, Anna, film director.
Mahmoud, Hanafi, actor.
GoDigital (Firm), Distributor.
Kanopy (Firm), Distributor.
Music No. 6584288 Kanopy
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