The Ornament of the World

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The Ornament of the World

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The Ornament of the World

Release Date: November 19, 2019

Year    :   2019
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Documentary, History
Production Companies    :   Kikim Media
Director    :   Michael Schwarz
Producers    :   Michael Schwarz, Kiki Kapany
Writers    :   Michael Schwarz, Jason Cohn, Gail Huddleson, Rhonda Collins, María Rosa Menocal
RunTime    :   116 mins.

Filmed in Cordoba, Granada, Seville, and Toledo, this documentary retraces the 800-year period in medieval Spain when Muslims, Christians, and Jews forged a common cultural identity that frequently transcended their religious differences, revealing what made this rare and fruitful collaboration possible, and what ultimately tore it apart.

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