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Afghanistan 1979: The War That Changed the World

The Soviet troops' intervention in Afghanistan was a pivotal event in the history of the 20th century. It launched Bin Laden and Al Qaeda.

Icarus Films | 2014 | 52 minutes

Al Jazeera

A behind-the-scenes look at Al Jazeera, the most important television news channel in the Arab world. ** Viewer's Choice, 2003 Middle East Studies Association FilmFest **

Icarus Films | 2002 | 52 minutes

All Restrictions End

Reflections on Islam and clothing, Iranian cinema, Persian painting and more characterize this thought-provoking artistic documentary.

Icarus Films | 2009 | 35 minutes

And There Was Israel

An accessible, clearly argued essay on how Israel came to be.

Icarus Films | 2018 | 52 minutes

The Destruction of Memory

Explores the loss of priceless artwork, artifacts and historical sites through war and terrorism.

Icarus Films | 2016 | 85 minutes

Disturbing the Peace

A film about people born into conflict, sworn to be enemies, Palestinians and Israelis, who challenged their fate and joined together to say "enough."

Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 86 minutes

Down There

Akerman spends a brief period on her own in an apartment by the sea in Tel Aviv, contemplating her family, her Jewish identity and her childhood.

Icarus Films | 2006 | 78 minutes

Edward Said: The Last Interview

An extended discussion with Prof. Edward Said filmed less than a year before his death. The noted literary critic and Palestinian activist delivers his final testament about his life and work as a committed intellectual.

Icarus Films | 2004 | 114 minutes

First Passion

Largely overlooked by historians and film buffs, the curious 1912 epic 'From the Manger to the Cross' depicted the life of Jesus.

Icarus Films | 2010 | 52 minutes

Fragments of a Revolution

A view of the Iranian Green Revolution protest movement, which followed Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's disputed 2009 election victory.

Icarus Films | 2011 | 57 minutes