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The Middle East Studies Collection

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The Middle East Studies Collection includes the following titles:

A Road to Mecca - imageA Road to Mecca

The story of Leopold Weiss, a Viennese Jew who converted to Islam in the 1920's and became the Muslim scholar Muhammad Asad.

Icarus Films | 2008 | 92 minutes | 10-12, college, adult
A Veiled Revolution - imageA Veiled Revolution

Considers the possible reasons for modern Egyptian women's turn back to tradition.

Icarus Films | 1982 | 26 minutes | 9-12, College, Adult
Al Jazeera - imageAl 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 | 9-12, College, Adult
All Restrictions End - imageAll Restrictions End

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

Icarus Films | 2009 | 35 minutes | 8-12, college, adult
Bastards: Outcast in Morocco - imageBastards: 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
Between Two Worlds - imageBetween Two Worlds

A personal essay revealing the passionate debates over identity and generational change inside today's American Jewish community.

Bullfrog Films | 2011 | 70 minutes | College, Adults
Breaking the Silence: Truth and Lies in the War on Terror - imageBreaking the Silence: Truth and Lies in the War on Terror

John Pilger dissects the truth and lies in the 'war on terror'.

Bullfrog Films | 2003 | 52 minutes | 10-12, College, Adult
Corner Store - imageCorner Store

Faithfully documents Yosuef Elhaj's resoundingly universal tale of hard won choices for a better life, now set on the back drop of San Francisco and modern-day Palestine. Compelling and emotionally-engaging, the film is a story about community relations.

Collective Eye | 2011 | 53 minutes
Crimes of Honour - imageCrimes of Honour
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 | 10-12, College, Adult
Edward Said: The Last Interview - imageEdward 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 | 11-12, College, Adult

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