The Sultan and the Saint

The Academy of Judaic, Christian and Islamic Studies presents:

The Sultan and the Saint

Dinner and film screening, followed by a brief discussion

Free Admission • All are welcome!

A 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.


Wednesday, January 31
6:00 PM Dinner
7:00 PM Screening


St. Alban’s Episcopal Church

580 Hilgard Ave. (across from the UCLA campus)
Los Angeles, CA

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