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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

Afghanistan Unveiled

Filmed by the first ever team of women video journalists trained in Afghanistan, this rare and uncompromising film explores the effects of the Taliban’s repressive rule and recent U.S.-sponsored bombing campaign on Afghani women.

Women Make Movies | 2003 | 52 minutes

Against My Will

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

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

Almost Friends

Two girls, one religious Jewish and the other Israeli-Arab whose father is from the Occupied Territories, start to correspond online, and find themselves deep in a surprising, exciting, and stressful experience.

First Hand Films | 2014 | 58 minutes

Barber Shop - Ep 5: Smara Refugee Camp / Algeria

Set in the Western Sahara, Barber Shop Algeria tells the story of the last colony in Africa: since Morocco illegally annexed the territory of the Sahrawi, this nomad population has been living in refugee camps along a long Moroccan wall built in the middle of the desert.

First Hand Films | 2017 | 26 minutes

Bastards: Outcast in Morocco

Documents one woman's fight to have her sham marriage recognized and her daughter legitimized by the Moroccan judicial system.

Icarus Films | 2014 | 83 minutes

The Battle for the Arab Viewer

A behind-the-scenes look at the rivalry between the Arab world's two main TV networks - Al Jazeera and Al Arabiya.

Icarus Films | 2011 | 48 minutes

Before Summer Ends

After five years of studying in Paris, Arash has not adjusted to French life and decides to return home to Iran. Hoping to change his mind, his two friends Hossein and Ashkan convince him to take a final trip across France.

Lightdox | 2017 | 80 minutes