Via AME Info:
To be shown on April 1 at the Grand Cinemas in Ibn Batutta Mall, Journey to Mecca is an IMAX feature-length docu-drama filmed in Saudi Arabia and Morocco in both English and Arabic.
The film tells the amazing story of Ibn Battuta, the legendary 14th century traveller, explorer and writer, and paints an unforgettable picture of Islamic civilization, culminating in his first Hajj.
The story also offers a close-up look at the contemporary Hajj, a pilgrimage to the Holy City of Mecca.
Jamal Al Sharif, Executive Director of Dubai Studio City, said: ‘In supporting such depiction of historical canvasses, Dubai Studio City aims to promote a greater understanding of our culture. Our support is also in line with our strategy to encourage the regional film industry, and offer emerging filmmakers an opportunity to present their work to a niche audience.’