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1.

Ayyām Al-Sādāt: Days of Sadat

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Dramatic work on Sadat's biography. The events light upon a side of his biography depending on his book "In search of identity" and Jehan Sadat's book "Woman of Egypt". It started after Gamal Abdel Nasser's death and how Sadat had been chosen as a president. Through a flashback Sadat's biography started from 1948 War. It showed his relation with his colleages in the Egyptian Army and how he met Jehan Sadat and their marriage. The events went through how the "Free Soldiers" was established and their plans for the 23rd of July Revolution. Then 1956 and 1967 Wars and how Sadat became a vice-president. Flashback ended and events returned to his ruling. He put democracy basics and organized the political parties. It showed the relations between Egypt and the Soveit Unoin, America and Isra [...]
VHS
2002; 2001
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The Integrity of the Ancient Hand: Conserving the Rochester Coffins

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"Documents the conservation and interpretation of a pair of rare nesting Egyptian coffins acquired by the Memorial Art Gallery in the year 2000. Follows the journey of conservator Mimi Leveque and Egyptologist Joyce Haynes as their work on the coffins opens the door to ancient Egypt. Explores the techniques of ancient Egyptian craftsmen and the scientific practices of 21st-century conservators, and learn the identity and religious beliefs of the original owner of the coffins - a man named Pa-debehu-Aset, who lived and died 2,300 years ago" -- Container.
VHS
2002
Ivy (By Request)
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Search for Destiny: The Middle East

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"This comprehensive 5 part series offers an in-depth view of the Middle East in the past century, with a judiciously balanced perspective on its endless conflicts and turmoil. Commencing with the end of Ottoman rule... up to present times"-- Landmark Media, Inc. Web site.; Presents the history of the Middle East region in the twentieth century. The fall of the Ottoman Empire, the French and British domination, the two world wars, the birth of Israel, the Suez Crisis, the years of American and Russian imperialism, and the Arab-Israeli conflicts with reference to the involvement of foreign powers in the area. Outlines the basic issues that still divide the Middle East countries including the Palestine issue, the Gulf War, and the developments in oil production and the mayor role it pla [...]
VHS
2001
Ivy (By Request)
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Looking for Answers

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Discusses the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, the roots of hatred found in Egypt and Saudi Arabia, radical Islam, and the failure of U.S. intelligence on September 11, 2001.
VHS
2001
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Cleopatra's Palace: In Search of a Legend

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Join underwater explorer Franck Goddio and his team of undersea divers and scientists, using sonar technology, as they explore the sunken lost city of Alexandria and Cleopatra's magnificent home.
VHS
2000
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Naguib Mahfouz: The Passage of the Century

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"Naguib weaves the threads of his life together with his views of society-- his childhood, his discovery of literature (Egyptian and Western), the city of Cairo (which he left only three times in his life), Islamic fundamentalism, the evolution of Egypt, the role of women and the future of civilization."--Container.
VHS
1999
Ivy (By Request)
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When Black Men Ruled the World: Part One Egypt During the Golden Age

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The Black roots of civilization and Egypt's contribution to the ancient world are explored.
VHS
1999; 1994
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The Holy Warriors

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This film examines the reasons for more radical interpretations of the Quran in Algeria, Egypt, Palestine, Jordan, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Analysis of the jihad helps Westerners perceive why some muslims believe that they can escape Westernization only through violence, how one man's terrorism may be another man's patriotism. How then can differing cultures find a common basis for mutual respect?
VHS
1998
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Pyramids: Majesty and Mystery

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Towering, majestic and timeless, the great pyramids of Giza have fascinated explorers and engineers for thousands of years. Despite centures of research, the pyramids have yielded few of their secrets. How were they built? Were they built as tombs for royalty? How do experts explain similar pyramids found thousands of miles away in Central America and Asia?
VHS
1997
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Secrets of Lost Empires: Obelisk

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Egyptologist Mark Lehner, stonemason Roger Hopkins and a team of Egyptian workers come together to figure out how Egypt's massive obelisks were erected.
VHS
1997
Ivy (By Request)
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This Old Pyramid

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Egyptologist, Mark Lehner, stonemason, Roger Hopkins, and a team of Egyptian workers replicate the Great Pyramid on a smaller scale while putting some construction theories to work in an effort to understand how the great pyramids were built.
VHS
1997; 1992
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12.

An Egyptian Revival[videorecording]

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A lecture by Michael Graves on his commission and designs for a hotel complex in Egypt.
VHS
1997
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Women in the Arab World: 1 Egypt: To Live With the Differences

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An interview with Soraya Altorki, originally from Saudi Arabia, who is now a professor of anthropology at the American University in Cairo. In this candid portrait, she and her educated women colleagues express their fears that the fundamentalist movement will take away their hard-won achievements. Yet, they also resent the lack of understanding of their culture among Westerners and the tendency to regard Muslim women as all the same, without regard to class or education.
VHS
1996
Ivy (By Request)
14.

Covered

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The filmmaker, who was born in Egypt, returns to find more and more women wearing the hejab, the traditional Islamic head covering. She interviews women of different ages and backgrounds to uncover reasons such as Muslim tradition, religious fundamentalism and nationalism but also diverse social, economic and political factors as well as personal preferences.
VHS
1995
Ivy (By Request)
15.

Islam Is the Solution

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Examines recent outbursts of Islamic fundamentalist violence in Egypt against religious and political enemies of the movement, as well as tourists.
VHS
1994
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The Suez Crisis: 1956

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This tape looks at another side of the 1956 Arab-Israeli conflict: the British-French attempt to safeguard their interest in the Suez canal. It goes back to old Pathe News and Movietone newsreels to explain Britain's role in the Suez area, its condescending view of Egyptian competence, and its fear of repeating the appeasement policies of Munich 1938.
VHS
1993; 1988
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17.

Egypt: Quest for Eternity

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Host E.G. Marshall looks at the ancient Egyptians who spent their whole lifetime preparing for life after death. Shows how the monuments and temples they left behind celebrate the power and mystery of their civilization. Highlights the works of Ramses.
VHS
1993; 1982
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This Old Pyramid

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"This program reveals the ancient secret of how the pyramids were build by actually building one. A noted Egyptologist, Mark Lehner, and the professional stonemason, Roger Hopkins (This Old House), join forces in the shadow of the great pyramid of Giza to put clever and some sometimes bizarre pyramid construction theories to the test"--Container.
VHS
1992
Ivy (By Request)
19.

Farouk, Last of the Pharaohs: A Documentary Account of Farouks Life & Times in Egypt

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This is the amazing documentary of Farouk, the final king of Egypt. When Farouk ascended to the throne in 1936 at the age of sixteen, he was a beloved figure in his country, and was expected to accomplish great things for his people. Insteadt, he became a worthless playboy, flaunting his huge appetite, gambling, mistresses and love of luxery, all at the expense of his desperately poor countrymen. In 1952 he was overthrown by Nasser's revolution and forced into exile.; When he died, he was a pauper who had squandered the wealth of a nation.
VHS
1991; 1970
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20.

Hidden Faces

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Focuses on the psychological and sociological problems of Egyptian women, especially Muslim women.
VHS
1990
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