The Sultan and the Saint

The Academy of Judaic, Christian and Islamic Studies presents:

The Sultan and the Saint

Film Screening and Discussion

Free Admission • All are welcome!

An Emmy nominated docudrama by Unity Productions Foundation produced for PBS
Directed by Alex Kronemer • Narrated by Jeremy Irons

An Untold Story for Today

Two men of faith, one a traveling Christian preacher, the other the ruler of a Muslim Empire, bucked a century of war, distrust, and insidious propaganda in a search for mutual respect and common ground. It is the story of Francis of Assisi and the Sultan of Egypt, and their meeting on a bloody battlefield during the period of Christian-Muslim conflict known as the Crusades.


Tuesday, October 2
7:00 – 9:00 PM


St. John Fisher Catholic Church

Barrett Hall

5448 Crest Road
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

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