Showing 1 - 10 of 118 titles with a criteria of Subject is Middle East Studies
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
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
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
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
Reflections on Islam and clothing, Iranian cinema, Persian painting and more characterize this thought-provoking artistic documentary.
Icarus Films | 2009 | 35 minutes
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
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
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
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
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