STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN is a fascinating documentary exploring the artistry and destruction of the minbar of Saladin, the pulpit of the Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem. The minbar had survived for almost 800 years, only to be desecrated in an arson attack in 1969. It had stood as a masterpiece of Islamic art, rich in intricate detail and constructed without nails or glue. Through surviving photographs we can still marvel at its craftsmanship and appreciate it's exceptional story.
Release Date: 09 February 2009
Certificate: E - Exempt from Certification
Sound: Dolby Digital
Running Time: 53 minutes
Main Language: English