THE SULTAN AND THE SAINT
SUNDAY, JUNE 4, 2017 @ 11AM MAYSLES DOCUMENTARY CINEMA
THE SULTAN & THE SAINT Alex Kronemer • USA • 2016 • 57 min. • Documentary Religion Faith History
HARLEM PREMIERE 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.