1001 Inventions and the World of Ibn Al-Haytham
|1001 Inventions and the World of Ibn Al-Haytham|
|Directed by||Ahmed Salim|
|Screenplay by||Ahmed Salim|
|Music by||Sami Yusuf|
The film was produced by 1001 Inventions, a British foundation aiming to propagate the achievements of the Golden Age of Islam. Both the film and the exhibition were created to coincide with the United Nations campaign celebrating the International Year of Light, operated by UNESCO. Within the film, Sharif's character helps his granddaughter with a challenging homework assignment about Ibn Al-Haytham, the 11th century scholar who made significant contributions to the principles of optics and visual perception.
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