Showing 1 - 10 of 73 titles with a criteria of Subject is Islam
After Mukhtar Mai, a rural Pakistani woman, was gang-raped by order of her tribal council as punishment for her younger brother’s alleged relationship with a woman from another clan, she speaks out, fights for justice in the Pakistani courts, starts two schools for girls in her village and a crisis center for abused women.
Women Make Movies | 2008 | 58 minutes
The stories of three women who took refuge at the Dastak women's shelter in Pakistan, founded to help women fleeing abusive and murderous families.
Icarus Films | 2002 | 50 minutes
Reflections on Islam and clothing, Iranian cinema, Persian painting and more characterize this thought-provoking artistic documentary.
Icarus Films | 2009 | 35 minutes
An accessible, clearly argued essay on how Israel came to be.
Icarus Films | 2018 | 52 minutes
Pakistani filmmaker Sabiha Sumar’s inspiring and probing documentary explores the complex relationship between India and her native country.
Women Make Movies | 2017 | 85 minutes
How possibly could the UK vote for Brexit? In Clacton-on-Sea, a small seaside town, barber Susan and her clients reflects on current European issues like migration, religious extremism, economic decline and the position of the UK vis-à-vis the EU.
First Hand Films | 2017 | 26 minutes
François Crémieux served as a French UN peacekeeper near the Bosnian town of Bihać. He never saw combat, but he was left deeply shaken by the experience.
Icarus Films | 1995 | 25 minutes
CAMERA/WOMAN, shot in vérité style, follows Khadija, a divorced Moroccan woman on the job as a wedding videographer, at home, and with friends, unveiling the issues that confront working-class Muslim women in societies in the midst of change.
Women Make Movies | 2013 | 59 minutes
Post 9/11, Arab-Americans are caught in the crossfire of the War on Terrorism, and are finding out how cold the welcome can be when one belongs to the wrong immigrant group at the wrong time.
Icarus Films | 2002 | 54 minutes
In revolutionary programs in Northern Ghana and India, gender roles are challenged, and illiterate adults educated.
Bullfrog Films | 2002 | 27 minutes