The Message is a 1976 epic historical drama film, chronicling the life and times of the prophet Muhammad. The Message serves as an introduction to early Islamic history. The film follows Muhammad starting with Islam's beginnings in Mecca in which the first Muslims are persecuted for their beliefs, the exodus to Medina, and ending with the Muslims' triumphant return to Mecca.

The film was nominated for Best Original Score in the 50th Academy Awards.


Friday, April 13, 2018, | 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm


Woodruff | KU Memorial Union

1301 Jayhawk Blvd | Lawrence | KS 66045


The movie is free and open to the public.