Sacred Stages: A Church, A Theatre, and A Story

Directed, Edited, and Produced by Malik Gillani & Jamil Khoury

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Silk Road Rising's Sacred Stages: A Church, A Theatre, and A Story (28 min, 37 sec), released in 2014, tells the unique and inspiring story of the relationship between the First United Methodist Church at the Chicago Temple—Chicago's oldest Christian congregation—and Silk Road Rising, a theatre company founded in response to 9/11 that showcases playwrights of Asian and Middle Eastern backgrounds.