Celebrating the Prophet in the Remembrance of God: Sufi Dhikr in Egypt



Directed by: Valerie Hoffman

(39 mins) This film describes in detail the spiritual and social aspects of the controversial practice of Dhikr among Sufis in Egypt, including such topics as spiritual content of chants, the quality of singers, gender roles in participation, and the place of the ritual in as both a religious act and as a form of entertainment.