Jan 18, 2021 | Muslim TV
We know of Netflix and Amazon Prime, but they come with their problems of indecency, sexuality, etc. The good news is there are alternatives!
- Alchemiya.com is a movie and streaming site for Muslims. The site is gorgeous and has a lot of very interesting documentaries.
- https://en.ifilmtv.com/Series has quite a few series such as Bibi Maryam, Prophet Yusuf, Ashab Kahf, Bibi Maryam, Jamsheed, Stairway to Heaven, etc.
- https://muslimkids.tv is full of Islamic content for children
Oct 2, 2016 | Ideas for Marking Muharram/Safar with Kids, Muharram/Safar
For children it can sometimes be difficult to find a way to explain what happened in Kerbala. Below are some resources you might find useful.
*Pls note, where it says SERIES, click on the YouTube link to take you to the rest of the videos in the series.*
- Here is a series on Muharram for children that were created during the lockdown period – season 2 is also out:
- A puppet show series – short and good for younger kids:
- The Journey of Imam Husayn (a) from Medina to Kerbala:
- Another series on Muharram by Islamic Beginnings:
- Another series on the events before, during and after:
- The following is a series of powerful videos on each of the main people in Kerbala. The imagery is suitable for young children:
- This video is an overview of the events, with a focus on the sermons that followed:
- This is a series on the events after Kerbala:
- This is a series of plays on the main people in Kerbala:
- This is a 4 part series about the life of Abbas (as) in Arabic:
- This is a series called Heroes of Kerbala telling about the companions of Imam Husain (as):
- The Unsung Heroes of Karbala:
- What happened after the day of Ashura:
- This is a series of Masaib that is easy to understand for teens too:
- On the children of Muslim:
- These are maqtals for children narrated by children themselves:
On Kerbala: https://youtu.be/TUt83WKw8ts
On Shaame Ghariba: https://youtu.be/M6MpSmqRmQE
- This YouTube playlist is FULL of English latmiyas, some animated also:
- This looks like a good full-length cartoon movie:
- Here is a movie on the aftermath of Kerbala – The Caravan of Pride
- Some videos and resources on Bibi Ruqayyah/Sakina can be found here.
- Here is a 4 part series on Muharram drawing workshops:
- Story Time with Tanveer Shares: