We were wondering how to shoot the opening scene with Mulla Husayn entering the city of Shiraz. We needed something that could look like a city gate. But we could find nothing. We had almost given up when, in our travel van, we were zooming along the highway to our next location…
The Gate: Dawn of the Bahá’í Faith was a complex documentary. It featured expert interviews, historically accurate reenactments, on-screen and off-screen narration, archival images, illustrations, animations…
Rainn Wilson talks about the Báb and the importance of the story of The Gate. “The story of the Gate can be seen on one hand as an interesting story that no one has ever heard before about a messianic prophet…”
Meet Layli Miller-Muro, Founder and CEO of the Tahirih Justice Center, a national nonprofit that serves courageous individuals fleeing from violence. Check out this video to learn more about the Tahirih Justice Center and its dedication to serving immigrant women and girls.
We were fortunate to have an “artist” of Keith Walker’s ability and intuition with us on the crew. Learn more about Keith and what went in to filming The Gate: Dawn of the Bahá’í Faith in this Behind the Scenes video!
See how artist, Mojdeh Stoakley, is tapping in to her rational soul through poetry. “In the Baha’i faith, the role of the artist is actually pretty exalted. It’s in part a way of enacting prayer in a different way, but also it’s a communication tool.”
The Gate: Dawn of the Bahá’í Faith is the groundbreaking documentary that tells the amazing, true story of the Prophet Herald known as the Báb, His message and the origins of a new era in world religion.