Source: Aga Khan Museum
The Sultan and the Saint. Dir. Alexander Kronemer, 2016, 58 min., NR. Merging cinematic re-enactments with interviews featuring renowned historians, religious thinkers, and other experts, this unusual film explores the little-known encounter in 1219 between Malik Al-Kamil, Sultan of Egypt, and a Christian friar later known as St. Francis of Assisi. Discover in this Canadian premiere how their meeting helped change the course of history — and what the 21st century might learn from their insights.
Previously on Ismailimail…
Indian Summer features M.G. Vassanji, Mohamed Assani, Ernie Watts and others at the Ismaili Centre Burnaby
Azool Jaffer Jeraj, Shelina Neallani, Zara Suleman, and Karim Sunderji to present at the BC Arbitration and Mediation Symposium