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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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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, 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, 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, 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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Are You Good Or Evil?
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(BBC Worldwide), 52 mins
Ted Bundy, Charles Manson, David Berkowitz - these men were notorious killers. But were they born bad? In the hunt for morality, Horizon takes a look inside the minds of criminals and finds out what makes their brains different. If you start out life with parts of your moral machinery broken, how likely are you to...
(BBC Worldwide), 52 mins
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Around the World in 80 Faiths, 1, Australasia and the Pacific Ring of Fire
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directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 52 mins
To find out how tribal faiths have survived into the 21st Century, Pete witnesses a stabbing ritual in Sulawesi, baby smoking in Alice Springs and fertility festivals in the Philippines. Pete Owen Jones travels to Australasia to find out how tribal faiths have survived into the 21st Century. He goes into the Austr...
directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 52 mins
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Around the World in 80 Faiths, 2, The Far East
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directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 48 mins
Pete observes a purification ritual during the Shinto Oto Matsuri fire festival and finds out how war helped to create the biggest church in the world. Pete encounters the exotic and inscrutable religions of the Far East, from anarchic Buddhist Naked Man and Shinto Fire festivals in Japan to enlightening Taoist mo...
directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 48 mins
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Around the World in 80 Faiths, 3, Africa
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directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 53 mins
From sacrifices in honour of Voodoo spirits in the west to a rock-hewn church in the highlands of northern Ethiopia, Pete explores the spiritual traditions of Africa. In a gruelling journey through the continent where all human life began, Pete hopes to get a glimpse of Man’s first experience of the divine. Sett...
directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 53 mins
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Around the World in 80 Faiths, 4, The Middle East
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directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 59 mins
In this moving and at times disturbing film, Pete travels throughout the Middle East encountering Whirling Dervishes, folk religion of the Alevis and more. Peter Owen Jones explores the roots of religious conflict in the Middle East. His month-long journey starts in Jerusalem with sites sacred to three of the worl...
directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 59 mins
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