A documentary film co-produced by Unity Productions
Foundation and Gardner Films
thousand years ago, the sun-washed land of southern Spain
was home to Jews, Christians, and Muslims, living together
and flourishing. Their culture and beliefs intertwined, and
the knowledge of the ancients was gathered and reborn. Here
were the very seeds of the Renaissance.
But this world too quickly vanished …
Greed, fear, and intolerance swept it away. Puritanical
judgments and absolutism snuffed out the light of learning.
Within a few centuries, the fragile union of these people
dissipated like smoke. The time of tolerance was lost,