Publishing Organization

Unity Productions Foundation


Talking Through Walls: How the Struggle to Build a Mosque Unites a Community takes viewers into the life and struggle of Zia Rahman, a determined but ailing man, who sets out to build a mosque in his suburban community. The hour long film was broadcast on select PBS stations in 2007 and 2008.

Type of Resource

Video, discussion guide

Topic Category
  • People Making Difference
  • American Muslims
  • Islam and Muslims
  • Video
  • Discussion guide
Grade Level
  • Middle School
  • High School