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Arabs, a Living History, 1, The Making of the Arabs
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produced by David Collison, in Arabs, a Living History, 1 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1986), 54 mins
The first film in this series introduces the viewer to the rich variety of life, opinion and history that exists in the region known as the Arab World; the lands which stretch from the mountains of Morocco to the deserts of the Arabian Peninsula, from the Valley of the Nile to the Eastern shores of the Mediterrane...
produced by David Collison, in Arabs, a Living History, 1 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1986), 54 mins
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Arabs, a Living History, 8, Building a Nation
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directed by Colin Luke, 1946-; produced by David Collison, in Arabs, a Living History, 8 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1986), 52 mins
Since its independence in 1962, Algeria is in the process of industrializing. Follow its effect upon a traditional farm and peasant-based economy, and upon the quality of day to day life as services and facilities have tried to keep pace with the rush to the cities.
directed by Colin Luke, 1946-; produced by David Collison, in Arabs, a Living History, 8 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1986), 52 mins
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Arabs, a Living History, 5, New Knowledge for Old
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directed by Geoff Dunlop, fl. 1989; produced by David Collison, in Arabs, a Living History, 5 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1986), 51 mins
The oil-generated wealth of the past twenty years has transformed Kuwait, once a small community of traders, fishermen and pearl divers into a thriving modern city-state. It's a place to which scholars and scientists now come to share in the new technological opportunities.
directed by Geoff Dunlop, fl. 1989; produced by David Collison, in Arabs, a Living History, 5 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1986), 51 mins
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Arabs, a Living History, 7, Shadow of the West
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directed by Geoff Dunlop, fl. 1989; produced by David Collison, in Arabs, a Living History, 7 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1986), 52 mins
Its main focus is on the plight of the Palestinians which can be seen as the most enduring residue of the modern encounter between the Arabs and the West. Edward Said traces the course of European involvement with the Near East via the Crusades to Napoleon's campaign in Egypt and the French and English entrepreneu...
directed by Geoff Dunlop, fl. 1989; produced by David Collison, in Arabs, a Living History, 7 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1986), 52 mins
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Arabs, a Living History, 10, The Arabs Now
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produced by David Collison, in Arabs, a Living History, 10 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1986), 51 mins
Basim Musallam returns to the Arab world with questions from the west that Arabs ask themselves. What effect will the educational explosion, huge labor migration and revolution in communications have on one another and the western world.
produced by David Collison, in Arabs, a Living History, 10 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1986), 51 mins
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Arabs, a Living History, 2, Between Two Worlds
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directed by Colin Luke, 1946-; produced by David Collison, in Arabs, a Living History, 2 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1986), 52 mins
Abdelmalek Tazi is trying to run a modern business in the ancient city of Fez, Morocco. He describes the conflicts of raising children in the modern world while instilling the deep tradition of Arab family values.
directed by Colin Luke, 1946-; produced by David Collison, in Arabs, a Living History, 2 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1986), 52 mins
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Arabs, a Living History, 3, The City Victorious?
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directed by Geoff Dunlop, fl. 1989; produced by David Collison, in Arabs, a Living History, 3 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1986), 1 hour 2 mins
One young man's exodus from an arduous farmers life in the village to the prospect of a better and more exciting life in the city of Cairo. He observes the struggle and hopes of workers living in villages and cities.
directed by Geoff Dunlop, fl. 1989; produced by David Collison, in Arabs, a Living History, 3 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1986), 1 hour 2 mins
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Arabs, a Living History, 9, Family Ties
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directed by Colin Luke, 1946-; produced by David Collison, in Arabs, a Living History, 9 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1986), 53 mins
This film is centered around the mother of a large extended family of Jordanians living in Amman. We meet women who have different views of the traditional role of wives and mothers, a Tunisian girl who longs to find her own apartment, and a Jordanian woman who is a commercial pilot flying jets.
directed by Colin Luke, 1946-; produced by David Collison, in Arabs, a Living History, 9 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1986), 53 mins
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Arabs, a Living History, 4, Power of the Word
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directed by Colin Luke, 1946-; produced by David Collison, in Arabs, a Living History, 4 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1986), 54 mins
War-torn Lebanon is the meeting place, refuge and publishing center of contemporary intellectual thought in the Arab word. We discover the origins of Arab theatre and poetry, but above all how Arab writers respond to the challenges of the modern world.
directed by Colin Luke, 1946-; produced by David Collison, in Arabs, a Living History, 4 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1986), 54 mins
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Arabs, a Living History, 6, Ways of Faith
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directed by Geoff Dunlop, fl. 1989; produced by David Collison, in Arabs, a Living History, 6 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1986), 52 mins
Small groups of individuals have come to Umduban, in central Sudan, to seek guidance and blessings from an elderly religious Sheikh. Umduban leads to an understanding that living Islam informs the very existence of Muslims the world over.
directed by Geoff Dunlop, fl. 1989; produced by David Collison, in Arabs, a Living History, 6 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1986), 52 mins
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