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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
Ivy (By Request)
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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)
3.

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
Ivy (By Request)
5.

Yamīn Ṭalāq

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VHS
2001
Ivy (By Request)
6.

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
Ivy (By Request)
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Cleopatra: The First Woman of Power

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This documentary considers the legendary queen from the perspective of the Egyptians. Their records portray her as a visionary ruler and brilliant strategist, motivated not by wanton lust or greed but a genuine concern for her kingdom.
VHS
2000; 1999
Ivy (By Request)
8.

Drug Propaganda and Satire Compilation

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Four early films warning of the evils of drug abuse. Mystery of the leaping fish: An early silent drama in which a cocaine-using "scientific detective," catches a gang of opium smugglers. Sinister menace: An early "shockumentary," shot in Egypt, which shows the interiors of drug dens and documents the habits of opium addicts. Weed of death: An early silent film in which a marihuana addicted cowboy causes death and disaster on a cattle ranch. Pusher: A documentary showing re-enacted case histories of innocent victims of drug addiction taken from the files of narcotic enforcement agencies.
VHS
2000
Ivy (By Request)
9.

Secrets of Lost Empires II

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Unlock mysteries and uncover lost history with the experts as they use yesteryear's thrilling technology to recreate five ancient engineering marvels and to discover what daily life was really like in these communities. Travel around the globe from China to Egypt and take a fresh, "hands-on" look at mankind's greatest cultures and civilizations. It's history from a whole new point of view.
VHS
2000
Ivy (By Request)
10.

Risālah Ilá Allāh

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A little girl suffers an accident while asking God to make her doll talk. She is emotionally scarred and becomes psychologically attached to the doll. As a grownup one of her childhood friends tries to reach her.
VHS
2000; 1961
Ivy (By Request)
11.

Ibn Ḥamīdū

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A notable film in the history of comedy starring the legendary Ismail Yassin and directed by the famous Fatten Abdel Wahab. The film tells the story of Hassan & Ebn Hamido, two undercover police detectives who arrive in a city near Suez to work as fishermen in their attempt to reveal the puzzles of a major drug smuggling case. During their stay Hassan & Ebn Hamido meet and fall in love with the daughters of Hanafy, the chief of fishermen, Aziza and Hamida.
VHS
2000; 1957
Ivy (By Request)
12.

Ḥikāyat Ḥubb

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A poor man supports his blind mother and young brother by teaching music. A friend thinks he's talented and gets him jobs that expose his talent to the public. He becomes a popular singer and falls in love with a rich woman but when he finds out that he has just one year to live his plans go awry.
VHS
2000; 1959
Ivy (By Request)
13.

Al-Ikhtiyār: Le Choix

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The story of a screenplay writer and his life in pre-1970 Egypt.
VHS
2000; 1971
Ivy (By Request)
14.

Shabāb Imraʼah

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A country boy moves to the city to attend college. He rents from a frustrated middle-aged woman who seduces him until he finds himself in love with another.
VHS
2000; 1956
Ivy (By Request)
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Būr Saʻīd: Al-Madīnah Al-Bāsilah

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A nurse and sailor are engaged but are on different sides during the battle at Port Said in 1956.
VHS
2000; 1957
Ivy (By Request)
16.

Khallī Bālik Min Zūzū

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Musical film about Zuzu, a college student, who stars (singing and belly dancing) in her family group. She falls in love with one of her professors and tries to live down her occupation.
VHS
2000; 1972
Ivy (By Request)
17.

Al-Qāhirah 30: Cairo 30

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Three young men with very different ambitions room together during college, then go in a variety of directions after graduation. When a woman enters the picture their relationships change.
VHS
2000; 1966
Ivy (By Request)
18.

Ḥaddūtah Miṣrīyah: La Memoire

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A film director has a heart attack and goes off to London to be treated. During the operation his life goes on trial.
VHS
2000; 1982
Ivy (By Request)
19.

Al-Baḥth ʻan Faḍīḥah

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A comedy by Egypt's most famous comedian, Adel Imam. This film is about two lovers who want to get married but the girl's mother is against it so they decide to stage a scandal to force the mother to let them marry. But as they find out, it is not easy to stage a scandal.
VHS
2000; 1973
Ivy (By Request)
20.

Ḥikāyat Al-ʻumr Kulluh

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A composer falls in love with the girl that loves his brother.
VHS
2000; 1965
Ivy (By Request)