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1.

Wedding in Galilee

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The elder of a Palestinian village under Israeli military rule, wants permission to hold a traditional wedding for his son that will go past the imposed curfew. The Army commander agrees on the condition that he and his officers be invited as guests of honor at the cermony.
DVD
2004; 1987
Clemons (Stacks)
2.

Omaret Yakobean: The Yacoubian Building

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"An eye-catching construction, the Yacoubian building in Cairo was long regarded as the last word in comfort and elegance. Nowadays the veneer has cracked and the shine has dulled to reveal the truth underneath the façade. Through interwoven stories of a number of the residents, the film paints a portrait of corruption, fundamentalism, prostitution, homosexuality, and drugs in central Cairo and creates a vibrant but socially critical picture of contemporary Egypt." - Container
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
3.

Paradise Now

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The story of what may be the last 48 hours in the lives of two Palestinian men who have been recruited as suicide bombers. When they are intercepted at the Israeli border, a young woman who discovers their plan causes them to reconsider their actions.
DVD
2006; 2005
Clemons (Stacks)
4.

To Die in Jerusalem

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"Recounts the heart-wrenching story of two teenage girls: 17-year-old Israeli student Rachel Levy and her killer, 18-year-old Palestinian suicide bomber Ayat al-Akhras, who died together at a Jerusalem market in 2002. The horrific incident ignited international outrage and set in motion one mother's journey to meet the mother of her daughter's killer. More than four years later, they finally meet in an emotionally charged encounter that underscore the deep roots of the Israel-Palestinian conflict" -- Container.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
5.

La Tigre e la Neve: The Tiger and the Snow

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Soon after the start of hostilities in Iraq, Rome-based, love-struck poet and lecturer Attilio heads to Baghdad when he learns from his friend, an Iraqi poet, that the woman he loves has been critically injured in a bomb explosion. Attilio does everything in his power to save her, risking his own life amidst the chaos of war.
DVD
2007; 2005
Clemons (Stacks)
6.

A State of Danger

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Explores the violent conditions under which the Palestinian population exists.
VHS
1989
Ivy (By Request)
7.

Hay Mish Eishi: This Is Not Living

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The documentary examines life for Palestinians under Israeli rule through interviews with women--a shopkeeper, a housewife, a television news anchorperson in Nablus, and a theatre professional.
VHS
2001
Ivy (By Request)
8.

Meeting Resistance

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A look at the Iraqi insurgency by meeting face to face with individuals who are engaged in the struggle against coalition forces. It documents for the first time the sentiments experienced and actions taken by a nation's citizens when their homeland is occupied. Gives unique insight into the people involved in the resistance, this acclaimed film explores the myths about the war in Iraq and the Iraqis who participate. Iraqis speak candidly about their motivations, hopes and goals, revealing a kaleidoscope of human perspectives.
DVD
2008; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
9.

Caramel: Sukkar Banāt

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A Beirut beauty salon becomes a treasured meeting place for several generations of women who meet there daily. The women come from various walks of life, to talk, seek advice and confide in one another. Each has their own quirks and problems that they must deal with.
DVD
2008; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

Encounter Point

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Created by a Palestinian, Israeli, North and South American team, this film tells the story of an Israeli settler, a Palestinian ex-prisoner, a bereaved Israeli mother and a wounded Palestinian bereaved brother who risk their safety and public standing to press for an end to the conflict. They are at the vanguard of a movement to push Palestinian and Israeli societies to a tipping point, forging a new consensus for nonviolence and peace. Perhaps years from now, their actions will be recognized as a catalyst for constructive change in the region.
DVD
2007; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
11.

9 Star Hotel

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A look at some of the many Palestinians who illegally cross the border into Israel, and how they share their food, belongings, and stories, as well as a fear of the soldiers and police.
DVD
2008; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

La Bataille d'Alger: The Battle of Algiers

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Focuses on the harrowing events of 1957, a key year in Algeria's struggle for independence from France. Recreates the tumultuous Algerian uprising against the occupying French in the 1950s. As violence escalates on both sides, the French torture prisoners for information and the Algerians resort to terrorism in their quest for independence. Children shoot soldiers at point-blank range, women plant bombs in cafés. The French win the battle, but ultimately lose the war as the Algerian people demonstrate that they will no longer be suppressed.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

Sari's Mother

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"From the director of the Academy Award nominated Iraq in Fragments, this short powerful documentary follows an Iraqi mother struggling under U.S. occupation to care for her son, who is dying of AIDS. As US military helicopters fly overhead, a mother administers injections to her young son, Sari, in a small clay hut in the Mahmudiyah region of central Iraq. Sari, only ten years old, contracted AIDS during a blood transfusion. Plagued by constant pain and fatigue, his immune system is failing and his condition is gradually deteriorating. Determined to help her son any way she can, Sari's mother embarks on a Sisyphean journey to Baghdad, into the offices of government officials, devastated hospitals, and the country's labyrinthine healthcare system. Filmed over a period of one year, Sa [...]
DVD
2007; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

Frontiers of Dreams and Fears: A Film

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Shows the friendship that evolves between two Palestinian girls, Mona, a resident of a Beirut refugee camp, and Manar, who lives under Israeli control in Bethlehem's Al-Dheisha camp. After corresponding through letters the girls finally meet at the border during the Israeli withdrawal from South Lebanon and are impacted when the intifada erupts around them.
VHS
2001
Ivy (By Request)
15.

Children of Fire

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Documents the Intifada in Nablus, and its effects on the children there.
VHS
2001; 1990
Ivy (By Request)
16.

Ḥiṣār Bayrūt 1982: Al-Ijtiyāḥ Al-Isrāʼīlī Li-Lubnān, Al-Muqāwamah Wa-Asbāb Al-Ijtiyāḥ Al-Isrāʼīlī, Ittifāq Al-Qāhirah ʻām 1969, Athāruhu Wa-Mawqif Al-Ḥukūmah Al-Lubnānīyah Minhu, Iqāmat Ittiṣālāt Sirrīyah Li-Isrāʼīl Fī Al-Minṭaqah .

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"The Israeli invasion of Lebanon, the Palestinian resistance and the reasons behind the invasion. The Cairo agreement year 1969, its repercussions, and the attitude of the Lebanese government towards it... the clandestine Israeli contacts in the region, the next Israeli invasion in j1982, the Beirut blockade and the negotiations that aimed at the withdrawal of the Palestinian resistance from Lebanon... the causes and effects of that withdrawal... the election of Bachir Gemayel as President of Lebanon and his relationship with Israel... his assassination and the Sabra and Chatila massacre" -- Container.
DVD
2005; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

Wish You Were Here

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"Through a 60's lens, award winning filmmaker Mahmoud Hojeij documents the memories of Ras Beirut, the heart of the Lebanese capital. Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, Ras Beirut cradles the American University of Beirut and exemplifies a unique harmony and way of life among its people."--container.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

Ṣayf 840: Summer 840

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An historical patriotic musical.
DVD
 
Clemons (Stacks)
19.

War of Lebanon: So That History Does Not Repeat Itself

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Interviews with participants in the turbulent events that took place in Lebanon between 1976 and 1990.
DVD
2004; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Hostage of Time

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A doctor practicing in southern Lebanon talks about the struggles of providing medical care to communities constantly under siege. The people of South Lebanon describe what it's like to have Israeli bombs falling night and day and being constantly in fear for their lives.
VHS
2000; 1994
Ivy (By Request)