• Director: Youssef Chahine
  • Release Year: 1997
  • Production Country: France, Egypt
  • Language: French, Arabic

Al-massir (Destiny)

Description

Averroes is appointed as grand ulama by the caliph, but is driven out by the caliph's fundamentalist rivals.

Themes

Spain, Islam, Ibn Rushd or Averroes (1126 – 1198), Al-Andalus (711 – 1492), Moorish Iberia, Legal history, Islamic legal system, Aristotelianism