Film Credits

OUT OF CORDOBA
Averroes and Maimonides in Their Time and Ours

A Film by
Jacob Bender

Averroes and Maimonides Quotations Read by
David Rapkin

ACADEMIC ADVISORY BOARD

Prof. Mona Abousenna
Ain Shams University, Egyp

Prof. Michael Barry
Princeton University, USA

Prof. Akbar S. Ahmed
American University, USA

Karen Armstrong

Prof. David Biale
University of California Davis

Prof. Rev. David B. Burrell, C.S.C.
University of Notre Dame, USA

Dr. Michael Berenbaum

Prof. Charles Butterworth
University of Maryland, USA

Prof. Mark R. Cohen
Princeton Universitiy, USA

Prof. Jacob I. Dienstag z”l
Yeshiva University, USA

Rabbi Elliot Dorff
American Jewish University, USA

Prof. John L. Esposito
Georgetown University, USA

Prof. Majid Fakhry
Georgetown University, USA

Prof. Abdou Filali-Ansary
Aga Khan University, UK

Prof. Reuven Firestone
Hebrew Union College, USA

Prof. Lenn Goodman
Vanderbilt University, USA

Prof. Wael B. Hallaq
McGill University, Canada

Prof. Joel Kraemer
University of Chicago Divinity School, USA

Prof. Rev. Joseph W. Koterski, S.J.
Fordham University, USA

Prof. Oliver Leaman
University of Kentucky, USA

Prof. Ian Markham
Hartford Seminary, USA

Amb. Richard Murphy
Council of Foreign Relations USA

Prof. S. H. Nasr
George Washington University, USA

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf
Cordoba Initiative, USA

Prof. Richard Rubenstein
George Mason University, USA

Rabbi David Saperstein
Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, USA

Rabbi Chaim Seidler-Feller
UCLA Hillel, USA

Robert S. Stall, MD
Maimonides Medical Society of Western New York, NY

Dr. Sayyid Muhammad Syeed
Islamic Society of North America

Dr. William F. Vendley
Religions for Peace

PRODUCTION TEAM

Leif Karpe
Cinematography

Original Music Comped by
Antonio Meliveo

Additional Music by
Marcel Khalifé
Yuval Ron

Edited by
Martin Kayser-Landwehr

Assistant Editor
Ingo Förster

Sound Design
Jorge Marín

Script Collaboration and Editing by
Mitch Abidor and Joan Levinson

SPAIN

Production Managers
Daniel Ojeda
Rocío Morales Camarero

Assistants
Jorge P. Agó
Carlsten Dyrnesli
Daniel Martín Novel
Vanessa Espinosa
Maryam Itati
Claudia Lepage

Sound Recording
José Tomé “Pollo”
Miguel Ángel Rodríguez “Ronki”
Samuel Sánchez Pineda
John Wood

Additional Images
Juan A. Barrero
Sergio Cózar
Juan Carlos Garguiulo

FRANCE

Production Manager
Stéphan Arnoux

Sound Recording
Alberto Crespo

Special Consultants
Ken Brown
Nadia Benjelloun

MOROCCO

Raphael El-Maleh
Guide

ITALY

Production Manager
Alessia Berti

Sound Recording by
Simone Paolo Olivero

EGYPT

Production Manager
Nader Salah, Video Cairo Sat

ISRAEL / PALESTINE

Production Manager
Alon Tuval, ATP Productions

Sound Recording
Haim Aroch, ATP Productions

USA

Additional Cinematography
Ryan Johnston, Destination Video

Production Services
Sight Effects
J&D Laboratories

GERMANY

Screenshot, Berlin
Andec Filmtechnik, Berlin

Post-Production Coordination
Mariana Erijimovich

Image Post-Production
La Lata, Madrid

Color Correction
Jordi Molina Cuquerella “Yoyi”

Technical Manager
Roberto Fernández

Sound Post-Production
Estudios Arte Sonora, Seville

Sound Design and Mix
Jorge Marín

Sound Editing and Pre-Mix
Eda Rodríguez, Adolfo Castilla

Sound Post-Production Coordinator
Sara Santaella

Jacob Bender’s Narration Produced by
David Rapkin, New York

DUB DIRECTION
Lola Álvarez

VOICES

Fran Perea
Lola Álvarez
Alberto Hidalgo
Javier Merchante
Ubaldo Buitrago
Rafael Torres
Jesús Prieto
Ángel Corpas

ARCHIVE SOURCES

BBC Motion Archive
Bridgeman Art Library
Cambridge University Library
The Morgan Library
British Library
Vatican Library
VCS Video Cairo Sat
Agencia Atlas
Beamups

SUPPLIERS
Planet Pictures
Línea Azul
CSR
EPC
VCS
Isoluz
Vidyson
Southern Sun
Flyer 104
Sonoris
Honey Audiovisual
El Embrujo del Sur
VF Producciones
Digitsuite
Panasur
Isamin
Sonimálaga
Sound to vision
SAPIC
Atenea Media
Arketipo Multimedia
Juan Manuel Martín Balsera
Palacios Producciones
Vasco-Informática
Copycentro
Tecnocam
Retec

CARS
Cargest, ATESA, Del Alcázar

COURIER
MRW

TRAVEL AGENCY
Central de Viajes

TRANSLATIONS
Mouez Khalfaoui
Mitch Abidor
Randa Kuziez
Todd Chanko
MS Internacional
Fiorina Sage
Marina Bueno
Lingua Franca
Agestrad
Nicholas Aikin

INSTITUTIONAL CO-ORDINATION
Leticia Salvago Soto

ACCOUNTANT
Victoria Mauri

SECRETARY
Flor del Valle

INSURANCE
Cinevent

FINANCIAL SERVICES
Audiovisual SGR

TAX MANAGEMENT
CFG Asesores

AUDIT SERVICES
Cruces y Asociados

NOTARY
Miguel Krauel

BANKING SERVICES
BBVA, Cajamadrid, La Caixa

LEGAL SERVICES
Suárez y Rionegro (Madrid)
John Wilk, Marc Andrew Landis, Phillips Nizer LLP (New York)

FISCAL SPONSOR IN THE US
New York Foundation for the Arts

TRAILER GRAPHIC DESIGN
Pierra Kayser

PRESS AND PROMOTION
Veronica Frenzel, Andrea Esposito

GRAPHIC DESIGN
Estudio de diseño é

VERY SPECIAL THANKS TO

Miguel Ángel Moratinos
Bernardino León Gross
Máximo Cajal
Antonio Pulido
Rafael Blanco
Mohamed Gohar
Prof. Mohammed Hawary
Prof. Oliver Leaman
Marcel Khalifé and Mustafa Habib
Yuval Ron
Melody London
Rabbi J. Rolando Matalon
Dr. Sayyid Muhammad Saeed
Joseph V. Montville
Prof. Rev. David B. Burrell, C.S.C.
Mitch Abidor and Joan Levinson
Prof. Michael Barry
Katharina Feil
Barbara Kane
The Josting-Bushnaq Family in Berlin
(Cora, Hikmat, Constanza, Nabil, and Ute)

ADDITIONAL THANKS TO

Antonio Ramos
Luis Lorenzo
Enrique Ojeda
Diego de Ojeda
Ana Salomon
Aina Calvo Sastre
Piluca Querol
Maria Rodriguez
José Luis Pardo
Adela Lopez
Elvira Saint-Gerons
Germinal Gil de Gracia
José Antonio Sánchez Rodríguez
Gloria García Viñas y José A. Hergueta
Dr. Saif Ali Al-Hajari
Thomas Block
Prof. Mona Abousenna
Rabbi Arik Ascherman
Reza Aslan
Alan Astrow, MD
Karen Armstrong
Jamal Barzinji
Dalia Bender
Cookie C. Bender
Ed and Kelly Bender
Sabell Bender
Dr. Michael Berenbaum
Ted and Asia Berger
Jean Griffin Borho
Ken Brown
Naomi Barell
Prof. Charles Butterworth
David Callahan
Holly Cartner and Uli Schempp
Jacob Caspi and Ruth Montgomery
Todd Chanko
Prof. Mark R. Cohen
Larry Cohler-Esses
Rabbi Dianne Cohler-Esses
Penny Dannenberg
Rabbi Elliott Dorff
Jihan El-Tahiri
Prof. David Engel
Rabbi Jerome Epstein
Prof. Reuven Firestone
Rabbi Manny Gold
Talia Hatzor
Gray Henry
Prof. Amir Hussain
Dr. M. M. Dheen Muhammad
Ryan Johnston, Destination Video
Andrea Kannapell
Rev. James “K” Karpen
Maureen Katz, MD
Pierra Kayser and Zoe Kayser-Landwehr
Prof. Saeed Khan
Rev. Wolfgang and Rev. Katrin Kruse
Dr. Katherine Kurs
Marc Landis, Esq.
Prof. Yehezkiel Landau
Rachel Levin
Prof. David Levering Lewis
Radwan Masmoudi
Prof. Ingrid Mattson
Hanny Megally
Michael Hamilton Morgan
Elizabeth Niles
Shelley Ostro
Rona Peligal
Alison Pepper
Hugo Perez
Rabbi Jonathan Perlman
Cantor Steven Puzarne
Violet Ramis
Helen Reddin z”l
William E. Rice
Eric Rosenberg, MD
Prof. Richard Rubenstein
Rev. William Sachs
Rabbi David Saperstein
Prof. Abdallah Schleiffer
Michal Schonbrun
Rabbi Chaim Seidler-Feller
David Shasha
Dr. Muzammil Siddiqi
Imam Ali Siddiqui
Jim Simmons
Steve Graniere
Geoff Lake
Hannah Davis Taieb
Prof. Ahmad El Tayeb
Mustapha Tlilli
Elisa Toledo
Amira Trattner
Dr. William Vendley
Marcia Vetrocq
David Weiser, MD and Estare Weiser
Prof. Stefan Wild
Johnanne Winchester
Mohamed Yousri, VCS
Maha Kafi, VCS
Andrew Gutterson, BBC Worldwide
David Allan, Bridgman Art Library
Pedro Sánchez, Emedia Lab
Ricardo, Oficina Artística
Susana Urberuaga
Guillermo Represa
Natalia Resnik
Carola von Garnier
Susana García Coronel
Regina Álvarez Lorenzo
Miguel Ángel Lombardo
Álvaro Sancho Salvago
Miguel Ángel Presas
Francisco Palacios
Dr. Zakariah Al-Qaq

THANKS TO THE FOLLOWING INSTITUTIONS

SPAIN
Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores
Secretaría de Estado de Presidencia del Gobierno
Presidencia de la Junta de Andalucía
Consejería de Cultura de la Junta de Andalucía
Andalucía Film Commission
Córdoba Film Commission
Córdoba Film Office
Catedral-Mezquita de Córdoba
Patronato Provincial de Turismo, Córdoba
Palacio de Congresos, Córdoba
Casa de la Memoria, Córdoba
Sevilla Film Commission
Alcázar de Sevilla
Cabildo Catedral Sevilla
Patronato de la Alhambra y el Generalife, Granada
Málaga Film Office
Alcazaba de Málaga
Ayuntamiento de Málaga
Junta Islámica
Fundación José Luis Pardo
Las Películas de la Ciudad Púrpura
Oficina Artística Paloma María
Transmediterránea
Extenda

USA
Islamic Society of North America
International Institute of Islamic Thought
The Staff at New York Foundation for the Arts
Yeshiva University
Congregation B’nai Jeshurun
The Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew
Nagam Cultural Project
Sight Effects Creative Services
Averroes Academy
Jewish Theological Seminary
Hebrew Union College
United Synagogue Council of Conservative Judaism
New York City Mayor´s Office of Film, Theater, and Broadcasting

MOROCCO
The Royal Palace of HRH King Mohamed VI
Fez Festival of World Sacred Music
Centre National de la Cinématographie

FRANCE
Institute du Monde Arabe
Eurodoc
Mission Cinéma, Paris Film
Café Rondo

ITALY
Galleria Del’Academia, Venice
Scuola Grande di San Giorgio degli Schiavoni

EGYPT
Al-Azhar University
Ministry of Antiquities
Video Cairo Sat
Studio Misr
Averroes International Enlightenment Association
Cairo Institute of Human Rights Studies

ISRAEL
Rabbis for Human Rights
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

PALESTINE
Al Quds University

GERMANY
The Ibn Rushd Fund for Freedom of Thought

QATAR
Doha International Center for Interfaith Dialogue

MUSIC

“Part III” from the CD “Tagasim”.
Composed by Marcel Khalifé. Performed by Marcel Khalifé, Peter Herbert, Bachar Khalifé. Courtesy of Nagam Records, © 2007.

“Granada” and “Al Zagareed” from the CD “Concerto Al Andalus”. Composed by Marcel Khalifé. Performed by Marcel Khalifé and National Symphony Orchestra of Kiev, conducted by V. Sirinko. Courtesy of Nagam Records. © 2002.

“I Pass by Your Name” from the CD “Concerto Al Andalus”. Composed by Marcel Khalifé. Performed by Marcel Khalifé and Al Mayadine Ensemble. Courtesy of Nagam Records, © 2002.

“Popular Café” from the CD “Caress”. Composed by Marcel Khalifé. Performed by Marcel Khalifé and Performed by Marcel Khalifé and Al Mayadine Quartet. Courtesy of Nagam Records, © 2004.

“Tudra” from the CD “Under the Olive Tree”. Composed by Shlomo Bar. Arranged by Yuval Ron. Performed by The Yuval Ron Ensemble. Published by Yuval Ron Music (ASCAP).

“Kol Nidrey” from the CD “Under the Olive Tree”. (traditional). Arranged by Yuval Ron. Performed by The Yuval Ron Ensemble. Published by Yuval Ron Music (ASCAP).

“Axerico De Quinze Anos” from the CD “Tree of Life”. (traditional). Arranged by Yuval Ron (ASCAP). Performed by The Yuval Ron Ensemble. Published by Yuval Ron Music (ASCAP).

“Hanoded (The Wanderer)” from the CD “Tree of Life”. Music by Ara Dinkjian / Bukhari traditional. Arranged by Yuval Ron (ASCAP). Performed by The Yuval Ron Ensemble. Published by Yuval Ron Music (ASCAP).

“Yigdal” from the CD “With Every Breath: The Music of Shabbat at B’nair Jeshurun”. Traditional melody, with the words of Maimonides, performed by Rabbi J. Rolando Matalon, Rabbi Marcelo Bronstein, Hazzan Ari Priven and the musicians of Congregation B’nai Jeshurun. Produced and arranged by Anthony Coleman. Courtesy of Congregation B’nai Jeshurun, New York, New York, © 1999.

“El Malei Rachamim” chanted by Cantor Josée Wolff.

“Kaddish” chanted by Cantor Ariel Ovadia.

A USA-SPANISH CO-PRODUCTION OF
Jacob Bender
José Antonio Hergueta, MLK Producciones

ASSOCIATE PRODUCERS
Christian Lehmann-Feddersen, Doculand
Steven Montgomery

Canal Sur TV

EXECUTIVE IN CHARGE OF PRODUCTION
Ricardo Llorca

DELEGATE PRODUCER
Pilar Ortega

Shot in HD with Panasonic P2 camera.

Additional images shot in other digital formats and super 8 mm film.

Filmed on location in the USA, Spain, Morocco, France, Italy, Egypt, Israel and Palestine.

Copyright © 2010 Jacob Bender and MLK Producciones.

Dep. Legal MA-154-2010

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