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In the Footsteps of Abraham, Abyssinians, Son of Solomon
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directed by Paul-Jacques Callebaut, fl. 1982 and Nicole Saey, fl. 2004; produced by Paul-Jacques Callebaut, fl. 1982 and Nicole Saey, fl. 2004, Cine & Teleproductions, in In the Footsteps of Abraham (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1984), 48 mins
Judah and Byzantium gave birth to the Abyssinian Church. The sacred dances of the deacons inspired by those of David, seem to have been introduced following the visit of the Queen of Sheba to Solomon 3,000 years ago.
directed by Paul-Jacques Callebaut, fl. 1982 and Nicole Saey, fl. 2004; produced by Paul-Jacques Callebaut, fl. 1982 and Nicole Saey, fl. 2004, Cine & Teleproductions, in In the Footsteps of Abraham (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1984), 48 mins
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FRONT MATTER
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written by Jeffrey A. Summit, fl. 1990; edited by Mark Slobin, 1943-; in The Lord's Song In A Strange Land: Music And Identity In Contemporary Jewish Worship, American Musicspheres (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2003, originally published 2000), 1-13
Across the United States, Jews come together every week to sing and pray in a wide variety of worship communities. Through this music, made by and for ordinary folk, these worshippers define and re-define their relationship to the continuity of Jewish tradition and the realities of American life. Combining oral hi...
written by Jeffrey A. Summit, fl. 1990; edited by Mark Slobin, 1943-; in The Lord's Song In A Strange Land: Music And Identity In Contemporary Jewish Worship, American Musicspheres (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2003, originally published 2000), 1-13
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American Muslim Teens Talk
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produced by Islam Project (New York, NY: Independent Production Fund, 2004), 32 mins
Thrust into the media spotlight post 9/11, Muslim teenagers in the United States have faced suspicion and often, intolerance. This half-hour video features nine teens in a refreshing, first-person look at modern Muslim American youth who illustrate the diversity that is Islam: they are African-American, American-C...
produced by Islam Project (New York, NY: Independent Production Fund, 2004), 32 mins
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The Amish: Not to Be Modern
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directed by Victoria Larimore and Michael Taylor (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1985), 1 hour 5 mins
The Amish do not generally permit photography because of their interpretation of the biblical commandment against the making of graven images. This film is an exclusive portrait of a rarely-filmed religious community that separates itself from the world. Photographed over four seasons, the film captures the day-to...
directed by Victoria Larimore and Michael Taylor (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1985), 1 hour 5 mins
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Ancient Discoveries, Secret Science of the Occult
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directed by Tom Dumican, fl. 2009, in Ancient Discoveries (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2009), 45 mins
In Mexico, explorers use a sacred ancient Mayan temple code to search for an occult underworld engineered in the depths of the earth–a mysterious site where no TV cameras have ever ventured. In Britain, investigators uncover the secret technologies behind a life size statue of Jesus Christ that miraculously came...
directed by Tom Dumican, fl. 2009, in Ancient Discoveries (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2009), 45 mins
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Ancient Mysteries, Sacred Rites And Rituals
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produced by Filmroos Inc., in Ancient Mysteries (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996), 1 hour 12 mins
Examines the origins of ancient rites and rituals of different cultures. Shows how these sacred rites relate to each other and to the rituals of the modern world.
produced by Filmroos Inc., in Ancient Mysteries (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996), 1 hour 12 mins
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Another Pakistan
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directed by Nigel Jay; produced by Nigel Jay (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 1 hour
This is a Pakistan the rest of the world never sees: colourful, musical and vibrant. Another Pakistan takes a different look at a country widely perceived as backward, dangerous and a hotbed for terrorism, driven by Islamic fundamentalism at odds with the modern age. British Pakistani businesswoman Nighat Awan f...
directed by Nigel Jay; produced by Nigel Jay (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 1 hour
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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, 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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