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Bitter Rivals: Iran and Saudi Arabia

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A dangerous rivalry between Iran and Saudi Arabia has plunged the Middle East into sectarian war. From revolution in Iran, reaction by Saudi Arabia, and wars in Afghanistan, Lebanon and Iraq, how religion and power politics drive perpetual conflict.
DVD
2018
Clemons (Stacks)
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Secret Uprising

In Saudi Arabia's oil-rich Eastern province a 3-year uprising has been raging, hidden from the world. With unprecedented access to activists' own footage, this report offers an unfiltered look intothe biggest protest movement in Saudi history.
Online
2016; 2014
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Saudi Arabia Uncovered

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With undercover footage and on-the-ground reporting, FRONTLINE reveals a side of Saudi Arabia that's rarely seen, and traces the efforts of men and women who are working to bring about change.
DVD
2016
Clemons (Stacks)
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Hajj

In this landmark series, New York Times best-selling author Bruce Feiler travels with American pilgrims on six historic routes to Lourdes, Japan, Jerusalem, Mecca, India, and Nigeria-changing how we view our own spiritual journeys. Sacred journeys are as old as humanity, yet they are more popular today than ever before. Every Muslim is called to make the Hajj at least once in a lifetime, and this video gives a rare, intimate look at the experience. Follow a group of Boston pilgrims as they take their first journey, and gain a better understanding of the faith shared by 1/4 of the world's population.
Online
2015; 2014
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Wadjda

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Wadjda, a fun-loving 10-year-old girl living in Saudi Arabia, has her heart set on a beautiful new bicycle. However, her mother won't allow it, fearing repercussions from a society that sees bicycles as dangerous to a girl's virtue. Determined to turn her dreams into reality and buy the bike on her own, Wadjda uncovers the contradictions and opportunities ingrained in her world. Hilarious, heartbreaking and inspiring all at once, this groundbreaking film has charmed critics and audiences all over the globe.
DVDBlu-Ray
2014; 2012
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Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is a Middle Eastern Islamic Kingdom possessing one of the largest concentrations of oil wealth in the world.
Online
2014; 2013
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Saudi Arabia's Secret Uprising [electronic resource]

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In Saudi Arabia's oil-rich Eastern province a 3-year uprising has been raging, hidden from the world. With unprecedented access to activists' own footage, this documentary offers an unfiltered look into the biggest protest movement in Saudi history. In secret meetings, protesters share their accounts of the increasing state violence against them and their families and explain their passion and commitment to this cause. "Death is more merciful than for me to be treated unjustly", explains one dissident. "Martyrdom is better than oppression." In scenes reminiscent of Libya, Egypt and Bahrain, masked protesters fill the streets, fling rocks and chant slogans as police bullets fly. In the Shia-dominated governorate of Qatif, there has been growing resentment that despite the immense oil [...]
Online
2014
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Journey to Mecca: In the Footsteps of Ibn Battuta

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The amazing story of Ibn Battuta, the greatest explorer of the Old World, following his first pilgrimage between 1325 and 1326 from Tangier to Mecca. His perilous journey resonates with adventure while presenting an unforgettable picture of Islamic civilization during the 14th century, culminating with Ibn Battuta's first Hajj. The story is book-ended by a close-up look at the contemporary Hajj, a pilgrimage to Mecca that draws three million Muslims from around the world.
DVD
2011; 2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Arabia

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"With breathtaking cinematography, go deep into the heart of this exotic land to experience the great mystique of Arabia. Like riding a magic carpet, you will discover the lost city of Madain Saleh and explore its ancient tombs, travel along the early frankincense trade route, confront a wild desert sandstorm, and dive among the gorgeous coral reefs and ancient shipwrecks of the dazzling Red Sea."
DVD
2011; 2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Hajj: The Pilgrimage

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Every year, millions of Muslims journey to Mecca to take part in the Hajj, the fifth pillar of faith. This program captures the day-by-day events of one such pilgrimage, including the ritual of tawaf, the performance of wuquf on Mt. Rahmah, the overnight stay at Muzdalifah, the symbolic stoning of the Devil, and the festival of sacrifice. A detailed historical background on Islam and its prophet, Muhammad is included.
DVD
2008; 2000
Clemons (Stacks)
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Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden?

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After finding out his wife is pregnant, filmmaker Morgan Spurlock sets off for the Middle East in search of Osama, to make the world safer for his unborn child. He finds that people there aren't so different from the people back home.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Kingdom

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A terrorist bomb detonates inside a Western housing compound in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, causing an international incident to ignite. FBI Special Agent Ronald Fleury quickly assembles an elite team and negotiates a secret five-day trip into Saudi Arabia to locate the madman behind the bombing. Fleury and his team discover that the Saudi authorities are suspicious and unwelcoming of the Americans into what they consider a local matter. The agents find their expertise worthless without the trust of their Saudi counterparts. Luckily, the agents find a partner in Saudi Colonel Al-Ghazi, who helps them navigate royal politics and helps unlock the secrets of the crime scene and the workings of an extremist cell bent on further destruction.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Saudi Solutions

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Profiles several professional Saudi women in order to understand what it means to be a modern woman in a fundamentalist Islamic society.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Secret Mecca

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"This program traces the progress of a group of pilgrims ... They spend 15 days travelling from Jedda, their entryway into Saudi Arabia, to Medina, Mecca, Mount Arafat, and Mina. A thorough background on Mohammed and his teachings is provided as well"--Container.
DVD
2006; 1999
Clemons (Stacks)
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Inside the Closed Kingdom: Saudi Arabia

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It has become apparent over the past few years that an increasingly destabilized Saudi Arabia is more willing to listen to Islamic fundamentalists and to bankroll the Al-Qaeda terrorist network in a holy war against the West. This troubling film includes an interview with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Abdullah ibn Abdul-aziz al-Saud who is effectively the country's ruler. He states that he is unaware of any Saudi funds going to terrorist groups. American attorneys working for the families of victims from September 11, 2001claim otherwise. One attorney, Allan Gerson, is suing Saudi charities, banks and members of the royal family for $2 trillion for allegedly financing the September 11 attacks. He claims to have evidence that money went from Saudi charities, via terrorist cells in Europ [...]
Online
2006
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Women of the Holy Kingdom [electronic resource]: Struggling for Equality in Saudi Arabia

There is a palpable sense of change in Saudi Arabia today - or at least it sounds good to say that. Women may be gaining ground in some areas, but the oil-rich nation remains one of the most conservative societies in the Islamic world, with plenty of obstacles still littering the road to equality. Directed and narrated by Pakistani filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid, this program explores the tensions and complexities that cloud the professional prospects, political rights, and personal dignity of women in the country. Conversations with women in a variety of roles - a nurse, a factory worker, a history professor, and several others - help shed light on the debate happening within Saudi society over what should and shouldn't change. Obaid's frustration with the constraints placed on her and he [...]
Online
2006
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Le Grand Voyage: Al-Riḥlah Al-Kubrá

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The stern father of a Muslim family in France has his teenage son drive him to Mecca for the religious pilgrimage known as the hajj. The son, who is irreligious and has a non-Muslim girlfriend, doesn't relate to his traditionalist father, nor does the dad relate to his son -- a culture clash (and generational clash) that is the spine of their entire trip to Saudi Arabia.
DVD
2006; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Role of the Prophet

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Examines the life of Muhammad before and after his transformation to the prophet of Islam. It also covers his career and marriage to Khadijak, the revelations that form the Quran, the establishing of Islam, his miraculous journey to heaven via Jeruasalem, the first hajj, and his battles against the Meccans.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Al-Riḥlah Al-Kubrá: Le Gran Voyage

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"A few weeks before his college entrance exams, Réda, a young man who lives in the south of France, finds himself obligated to drive his father to Mecca. The wide cultural and generational gap between the two is worsened by their lack of communication. Réda finds it hard to accommodate his father, who demands respect for himself and his pilgrimage. From France, through Italy, Serbia, Turkey, Syria, Jordan to Saudi Arabia, the two embark on a road trip that will change their lives"--Container.
DVD
2005; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Hajj: One American's Pilgrimage to Mecca, Friday, April 18, 1997

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Michael Wolfe, an American Muslim, describes the experience of his hajj, or piligrimage to Mecca.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)