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1.

Roadmap to Apartheid

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DVD
2012
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Forgotten Refugees

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"The Forgotten Refugees explores the history and destruction of Middle Eastern and North African Jewish communities, some of which had existed for over 2,500 years. Employing extensive testimony of survivors from Egypt, Yemen, Libya, Iraq and Iran, the film recounts the stories--of joy and of suffering--that nearly a million individuals have carried with them for so long. Segments on the contributions of Middle Eastern Jews to politics, business and music, testify to the enormously rich cultures which fleeing Jews left behind. The film weaves personal stories with dramatic archival footage of rescue missions, historic images of exodus and resettlement, and analysis by contemporary scholars, to tell the story of how and why the Arab world's Jewish population declined from one million [...]
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Women and Islam

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Leila Ahmed, professor of women's studies at Amherst, argues the case for revision of the widely-held views of the Islamic world about the role of women, using examples from history and the role played by women in the contemporary society. She explains the origin of the veil, and discusses the issue of marriage and women's rights within marriage.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Forces of Change

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Views artwork included in the traveling exhibition as presented at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Feb. 1994. Interviews women Arab artists that reflect the changes and concerns of our world.
VHS
1994
Ivy (By Request)
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Manufacturing the Enemy

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Shows how the news media preents issues of the Arab World and Gulf War and the way they portray/stereotype the Arab people.
VHS
1991
Ivy (By Request)
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Islamic Conversations

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DVD
2003; 1994
Clemons (Stacks)
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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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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)
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Frontline World June 26, 2007: Stories From a Small Planet

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Indonesia, after the wave: A tsunami that hit Aceh, Indonesia in 2004 led to the end of a long civil war and the election of a former rebel as governor, who is now trying to make peace with the past.; Faroe Islands, message from the sea: For over 1,000 years, the people of the Faroe Islands have hunted pilot whales, and whale meat continues to be an important part of their diet. However, a 20-year study of Faroese children has found that it contains high levels of methyl mercury and other contaminants that may harm their neurological development.; Tanzania, hero rats: Visits the unique lab run by Bart Weetjens in Tanzania, where he trains rats to sniff out deadly unexploded land mines. Travels with Weetjens to Mozambique where he sets his trained rodents in action.; Kuwait, the 99: F [...]
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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RKO's Aesop's Fables: Gypped in Egypt

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Black & white and color cartoons featuring Western stereotypical notions about Arabs and Arab culture.
DVD
1998
Clemons (Stacks)
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Hal Roach: Grief in Baghdad

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Short black & white silent comedy film featuring Western stereotypical notions about Arabs and Arab culture.
DVD
1998
Clemons (Stacks)
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Introduction to the Arab World

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Video's divided into three parts: Overview; Islam; and Arab society today.
VHS
1988
Ivy (By Request)
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The Arabs [electronic resource]: Who They Are, Who They Are Not

In this program, Bill Moyers and several prominent experts of Arab descent explore how the image of Arabs as religious fanatics was formed. Edward Said, professor of English at Columbia University, discusses the richness, diversity, and distinguished history of the Arab culture. Former United States Senator James Abourezk, and Jack Shaheen, author of The TV Arab, discuss the dehumanization of Arabs in the American media.
Online
1991
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The Image of God [electronic resource]

In this program, Bill Moyers and experts discuss the religion of Islam - its history, sectarian divisions, core beliefs, and use by Arab politicians as a legitimizing force. Distortions of the Islamic image in the American media are discussed. Holy War - jihad - is defined and put into context.
Online
1991
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The Bonds of Pride [electronic resource]

This program explores the nature of the Arab identity and the main cultural ties that hold the Arab world together - language, the Koran, historical vision, literature and poetry, and humor. Cultural diversity among various Arab groups is examined, along with the role of women in Islamic society. Methods of education - the ancient Arab technique stressing memory versus more modern methods introduced during the period of European colonization - are compared.
Online
1991
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Arabs and the West [electronic resource]

In this program, Bill Moyers talks with scholar, writer, and economist Charles Issawi about the sources of Arab resentment toward the West and the possibility of better relations in the future. Issawi explains the Arab world's reluctance to modernize and its aversion to the secular nature of Western society - especially in the area of sexual freedom. The history of Islamic fundamentalism in the Arab world is traced, and its impact on Arab/West relations is discussed.
Online
1991
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Moyers & Company [electronic resource]: Chaos in Iraq

In the context of the rise of ISIS, Robert Kagan's recent essay "Superpowers Don't Get to Retire," and the wave of punditry accusing Obama of weakness and arguing that the U.S. must use the military to uphold world order, Bill Moyers speaks with combat veteran and historian Andrew Bacevich. Bacevich argues that U.S. post-WWII foreign policy generally, and Middle East policy particularly, has not been benevolent and generally failed.
Online
2014
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Melody [electronic resource]

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Views melody from a scientific and aesthetic point of view. Viewers observe melodies shaped, elaborated and developed within Western classical music, the Arabic maqam tradition, Irish dance music and sean-nós singing, and Indian raga.
Online
1999
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Composers and Improvisors [electronic resource]

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Compares and contrasts composers and improvisors. Discusses the union between fixed elements and new variation in musical composition.
Online
1999