Portraying Islamic Values in 'Bisik Pada Langit' and 'Adiwiraku Films'

Fauziah Hassan, Sofia Hayati Yusoff, Suria Hani A Rahman, Rosninawati Hussin, Rosidayu Sabran


Not much attention has been given to Islamic films produced in Malaysia. However, the role to spread dakwah through media is an obligation. In the effort to vary the medium of da’wah, a film is seen as an influential way that can be explored as film can be an interesting tool/medium to spread da’wah, rather than through the conventional preaching, books, magazine and others. To understand the role of film in spreading the da’wah, the researchers reviewed two different films produced which are; Bisik Pada Langit (2017) and Adiwiraku (2017). For the analysis purpose, a set of coding sheet is created to record the film plot. The storyline of each film was analysed quantitatively using content analysis method to determine the frequencies of Islamic values emerged in these films. As a result, this article introduces themes that can visualise the Islamic values as appeared in non-Islamic films. These themes can illustrate how the Islamic values have been portrayed in those films which eventually deliver a positive message to the society especially on Islamic teachings. Through this discovery, it proves that non-Islamic film has played a role as medium to enlighten Islamic images and teachings for the benefit of society. Most importantly, the correlation between non-Islamic films with Islamic teachings has been proven through these selected films.


Islamic values, non-Islamic film, media and dakwah, media representation

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