poetic and dreamy - it will touch your heart
Wanderers of the DesertA traveling writer and teller of fables, Nacer Khemir here applies his age-old skills to a narrative feature film, the first in his highly-regarded "Desert Trilogy" that includes THE DOVE'S LOST NECKLACE and BAB'AZIZ. Khemir creates an exotic world with WANDERERS OF THE DESERT when a young teacher arrives...Start your free trial to watch
The Dove's Lost NecklaceThis second feature in Nacer Khemir’s "Desert Trilogy" is a visually ravishing folktale reminiscent of THE THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS. The story revolves around Hassan, who is studying Arabic calligraphy from a grand master. Coming across a fragment of manuscript, Hassan goes in search of the missing pieces,...Start your free trial to watch
Bab'AzizA visual poem of incomparable beauty, this masterpiece from director Nacer Khemir (the third in the "Desert Trilogy") begins with the story of a blind dervish named Bab’Aziz and his spirited granddaughter, Ishtar. Together they wander the desert in search of a great reunion of dervishes that takes place just once every thirty...Start your free trial to watch
So satisfying, this feast for the soul. It touched me deeply - words don't serve to express its beauty.
A sufi's journey into eternity. I had the privilege of meeting Mr. Khemir in Damascus in 2010. We shared our love for Sufism and discussed Ibn Arabi and Rumi on...
A wonderful tale of people forgotten by time. A microcosm world of the North African society that is consumed by superstition and in total submission to fate.