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DocFilm - A Journey to the Copts

The Copts, Egypt’s original Christians, are being persecuted and killed by Islamist fanatics. But, although they are a minority In the Islamic country, they have done much to shape Egypt's culture.

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The documentary takes us to the most important Coptic monasteries in and around Cairo and Luxor, and gives an insight into the lives of these original Egyptian Christians. Despite the threat from Islamists, the monks and other members of their congregations have an unshakeable faith in God and have not lost their hope for peaceful coexistence.