Coming to a theater near you... Jerusalem in 3D
Jerusalem is a city that likes to think of itself as the center of the world and as larger than life. Starting in 2013, it will be larger than life – and 3D – at movie theaters in 35 countries.
Op-Ed Columnist: Pilgrim Non Grata in Mecca - The New York Times
After no journey to Mecca, learning about Islam from a seat in Washington.
Journey To Mecca Interview - CBS News
Bill Plante spoke with Dominic Cunningham-Reid and Taran Davies, producers of the new IMAX film “Journey to Mecca”.
The Islamic experience: Through Ibn Battuta's eyes - Kuwait Times
After the September 11 attacks, the image of the Muslim world became extremely distorted and overnight all Muslims became terrorists related to the Al-Qaeda network, according to many westerners. Not all, however. Led by an inspiring vision and a profound understanding of the need to live in peace and show another vision of real Islamic teachings, Taran Davies, an English-American film producer, is working to restore some balance.
Journey to Mecca - Kuwait Times
When I did hajj last year, accompanied by my son, I thought the trip was so tough and I felt sick for two weeks afterward. I think I caught flu from every country in the world who had sent pilgrims to Mecca.
Last night I watched the movie, Journey to Mecca, at the Scientific Center.
Seeing IMAX Film a Religious Experience - Toronto Sun
I saw a wondrous film last night. Journey To Mecca opened earlier this month at the IMAX theatre in the Ontario Science Centre. It’s been about 20 years since I last saw an IMAX film and I had forgotten how staggeringly awesome the giant screen experience is.
The Long, Dusty Trek Toward Tolerance - The New York Times
In the parlance of the war in Iraq, firing on the enemy is “lighting up a hajji.” Unlike dehumanizing insults adopted by Americans in other wars, “hajji” is actually an honorific. It is added to the name of one who has made the hajj, the once-in-a-lifetime pilgrimage to Mecca.
Doc a 'Journey' of faith - Sun Media
In a complex world of religious mistrust, misunderstanding and violence, the new IMAX film Journey to Mecca: In the Footsteps of Ibn Battuta is about peace and enlightenment.
For spiritual seekers and popcorn munchers - Globe and Mail
The tale of a 14th-century Muslim traveller who followed the sun and stars for 30 years, searching for spiritual contentment, Journey to Mecca: in the Footsteps of Ibn Battuta has been endorsed by the Dalai Lama and the former archbishop of Canterbury.
Article in The Arab American - News.com
After its world premiere at the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi on January 7, the ground-breaking IMAX film JOURNEY TO MECCA made its North American debut at the Henry Ford IMAX in Dearborn this past Wednesday, and creator/producer Taran Davies was in town to promote it.
In Memory of Chems Eddine Zinoun
It is with deep sadness that Cosmic Picture and SK Films announce the tragic death of Chems Eddine Zinoun, the marvellous lead actor in the upcoming IMAX® film JOURNEY TO MECCA: In the Footsteps of Ibn Battuta. Mr. Zinoun died in a car accident yesterday in Casablanca, Morocco.
World Premiere - Abu Dhabi, January 7th-9th 2009
The Abu Dhabi Media Company is hosting the World Premiere of JOURNEY TO MECCA on one of the world’s largest screens – measuring a massive hundred feet high – which will be installed in an open air stadium with an audience capacity of 3,500 seats. Following this premiere, the film will have a series of country premieres, launching in Saudi Arabia, the Middle East and the rest of the world through 2009, 2010 and beyond.