Salgirah Celebration: Courage for the Journey – Interpretations of The Conference of the Birds by Farid ud-Din Attar

202124 minutes, English

A The Ismaili TV production, this film tells the story of a diverse group of individuals and their interpretations of this epic 12th-century Sufi poem, each seeking to understand its relevance to the challenges of our modern age. Drawing on the Talim Primary Four Book - a Fountain of Stories, the film focuses on the first part of the journey and draws parallels with the role of Mawlana Hazar Imam as our Guiding Light. The stories feature actors from the global Jamat and are interspersed with moving recitations of Ismaili devotional literature (Ginans and Qasidas) and beautiful visual animations.