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A ‘short film’ for Ramadan 1977

In the late Spring of 1977, an idea was floated in the office at UPITN, where I was Head of Commercial Productions, probably by Yasar Durra, concerning the upcoming Ramadan, the holy Islamic month.

It was suggested that we make a short film on some Islamic Cities in which we featured people from a religious point of view.  I said that we should make twenty-nine episodes so that the broadcasters could show a programme each night and have one in reserve. I also believed that we could sustain fifteen minutes for each episode.  Furthermore, I suggested that we show a short profile of two people, one an artisan, the other an academic.  Both would be devout Muslims. Read more