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Sharīṭ Jamāʻī Li-Mukhrijīn ʻArab: Ḥarb Al-Khalīj-- Wa-Baʻd-- = Five Short Films by Arab Directors : The Gulf War, What Next--

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It is Sherherazade they're killing: About an Arab family gathering in Tunis during Ramadan, torn apart over dissension about the heroes and victims of the war.; Black night eclipse: Follows a Lebanese filmmaker (living in Paris) as he grapples with what thematic approach to take in making a film about the war.; Research of Shaima: Follows the filmmaker as she travels to Baghdad in search of a girl whose face she has seen on television, only to find the inevitable personal tragedy caused by the destruction of war.; The silence: Follows a film and theater production group as they are increasingly distracted from their current project by the desire to revisit Iraq and film the changes wrought in the decade since their last trip.; Homage by assassination: We find a Palestinian screenwrit [...]
DVD
2008; 1991
Clemons (Stacks)
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Feminists, Insha'allah: The Story of Arab Feminism

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Filmmaker and author Feriel Ben Mahmoud tracks the progress of Arab women in their long march to assert their full rights and achieve empowerment.
DVD
2014
Clemons (Stacks)
3.

In Bed With the Arab Spring

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Documentary film examining the role of women and sexuality in the revolutions of the Arab Spring, and in the clash between secularism and traditionalism in Arab countries.
DVD
2012
Clemons (Stacks)
4.

Roadmap to Apartheid

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DVD
2012
Clemons (Stacks)
5.

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)
7.

Shāhid ʻalá Al-ʻaṣr: Aḥmad Bin Bīllā

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This program hosts a different personality who played a significant role in Arab politics during the past decades. they bear witness to the most important events during their time in leading positions, exposing facts that were shrouded in secrecy for years. In those episodes the witness was the Algerian ex-president Aḥmad bin Bīllā who talked about his ubbringing and youth. Also he talked about his military and political history and the political conditions and secret movements in Algeria which resisted the French occupation. He also talked about period of the revolution and his presidential time.
VHS
2002
Ivy (By Request)
8.

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)
10.

Islamic Conversations

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DVD
2003; 1994
Clemons (Stacks)
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Arab Diaries

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Five-part documentary series about contemporary life across the Arab world, with a focus on women's stories. "[Pt. 1] Birth: the story of a Palestinian woman caught up in a cycle of pregnancies because of social pressure to produce a male child, and two other stories of babies, one in need, the other absent, in Syria and Iraq. [Pt. 2] Youth: four young women striving for independence and empowerment in Algeria, Egypt, and Lebanon. [Pt. 3] Love and marriage: the stories of people confronting obstacles to their personal relationships and happiness in Algeria and Lebanon. [Pt. 4] Work: explores the hopes and aspirations of Arab men and women as embodied in the dreams and realities of flying. [Pt. 5] Home, or Maids in my family: a Moroccan woman confronts her liberal bourgeois family [...]
VHS
2000
Ivy (By Request)
12.

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)
15.

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)
16.

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)
17.

Maʻhad Al-ʻĀlam Al-ʻArabī Fī Bārīs

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A panel of two academics and a journalist discuss Institut du monde arabe (France), particularly as it relates to the study of Islamic and Arab civilization and culture in France and its role in international relations between France and the Arab countries.
VHS
1999
Ivy (By Request)
19.

Ghannī Wa-Samma'nī Volume 1 Volume 1.: Sing for Me

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Selected soundtracks from the latest Egyptian films.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

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)