Focused on the issues of Gender Justice, Terrorism, and Democracy – presents this remarkable data deftly, showing how it challenges the popular notion that Muslims and the West are on a collision course.
Like the research, the film highlights a shared relationship that is based on facts – not fear.
explores the expertly gathered opinions of Muslims around the globe as revealed in the world’s first major opinion poll, conducted by Gallup, the preeminent polling organization.
During Ottoman rule of Albania, the majority of Albanians over time converted to Islam and in particular to two of its denominations: Sunni and Bektashi (Shia).
Following the Albanian National Awakening (Rilindja) tenets and the deemphasizing of religion during the 20th century, the democratic, monarchic and later the communist governments followed a systematic dereligionization of the Albanian nation and national culture.
Due to this policy as with all other faiths in the country, Islam underwent radical changes.
Decades of state atheism which ended in 1991 brought a decline in religious practice in all traditions.
As part of this groundbreaking six-year project, Gallup conducted tens of thousands of interviews with residents in 35 predominantly Muslim nations, as well as smaller populations in Europe and the USA.