Islamic Heritage Month at the Toronto District School Board came to a close Friday with the screening of The Sultan and the Saint, a movie about the crusades and an unlikely friendship between a Muslim and a Christian.

The film is about the meeting in 1219 between Malik Al-Kamil, Sultan of Egypt, and the man who would become St. Francis of Assisi.

For all of October, the TDSB held events meant to inspire students and bridge the gap between religions and ethnicities. All over the city, there were comedy nights, Islamic art events and talks about Islamophobia.

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