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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

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

Ben Barka

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

Icarus Films | 2002 | 84 minutes

Birth

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

City Life - Gaza Under Siege

The Gaza Strip has been a virtual prison for Palestinians for over fifty years.

Bullfrog Films | 2002 | 27 minutes