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Showing 1 - 10 of 63 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

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

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

Unearths the story of Morocco's greatest and most controversial political figure, including his abduction and subsequent murder.

Icarus Films | 2002 | 84 minutes

The story of a woman caught up in a cycle of pregnancies because of social pressure to produce a male child, and two other stories of babies, in need, or absent, in Arab countries.

Icarus Films | 2001 | 26 minutes

Efforts are underway in Egypt and Yemen to fortify flour with iron to wipe out needless malnutrition.

Bullfrog Films | 2002 | 27 minutes

Filmed in Jordan and on the West Bank, investigates the terrible reality of femicide - the killing of sisters or daughters suspected of losing their virginity, for having refused an arranged marriage or having left a husband.

Icarus Films | 1998 | 44 minutes