Digital Library - Media
Media Sources on the Shaykhi, Babi, and Baha'i Movements
Baha'i Media Bank [off site]
Baha'i Picture Gallery [off site]
Bahais in My Backyard. ("Mockumentary") Tel Aviv: Belfilms, 2007. One hour documentary film by independent Israeli film maker Naama Pyritz. Includes an interview with Mrs. Nigar Bahai Amsalem, great-grand-daughter of Baha'u'llah.[off site]
The film may be bought here.
Iranian government sponsored propagandist disinformation interpretation of the same film aired on Iranian television.
Salhaye Mashrooteh. (The Years of the Constitutional Revolution). Iranian government sanctioned anti-Baha'i TV series consisting of fabricated history. Aired February 1-15, 2010.[off site]
CBC Man Alive TV series in association with the BBC, "The Quiet Revolution".Air date 13 October 1985. Includes brief interviews with Dr. Denis MacEoin and Ruhiyyih Khanum. [some audio problems]
BBC Persian Service TV. Documentary on the persecution of the Baha'is in Iran, 2010. [Approved by the Universal House of Justice]
Photographs of Baha'u'llah taken in Edirne, 1868. These are assumed to be "passport" photos made during the same sitting. See letter from the Universal House of Justice to an individual, dated 9 January 2000.
Photo 1 from Rev. William M. Miller's book The Baha'i Faith: Its History and Teachings.2nd edition, Pasadena: William Carey Library, 1984.
Photo 2 preferred by Baha'u'llah, this photo is shown to Baha'i Pilgrims visiting Haifa, Israel. This version of the photo is cropped, a bit tinted, and less focused than the original shown to Baha'i pilgrims visiting the Baha'i Shrines in Israel.
Painting of Baha'u'llah
Painting of Baha'u'llah on horse near Bahji. The artist and whereabouts of the orginal unknown at this time.
Ruhiyyih Khanum consulting with the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of Alaska, 12 August 1973. From a private collection.
Silent movie clips of 'Abdu'l-Baha at MacNutt residence, Brooklyn, New York, 18 June 1912.
Shoghi Effendi film clip from a presentation on Youtube, 14 June 2008 Shoghi Effendi, The Guardian of the Bahai Faith.
Wax cylinder recording of the chanting of 'Abdu'l-Baha with an anonymous narrator providing translation into English. Note: Date of original recording is on 18 June 1912 in New York City. In the 1930's an LP recording was sold of this recording.