Aga Khan Museum Toronto to Premiere ‘The Sultan and the Saint’

Source: Aga Khan Museum

The Sultan and the Saint. Dir. Alexander Kronemer, 2016, 58 min., NR. Merging cinematic re-enactments with interviews featuring renowned historians, religious thinkers, and other experts, this unusual film explores the little-known encounter in 1219 between Malik Al-Kamil, Sultan of Egypt, and a Christian friar later known as St. Francis of Assisi. Discover in this Canadian premiere how their meeting helped change the course of history — and what the 21st century might learn from their insights.

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