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Africa in the 21st Century, Mali & Senegal: The Power of Islam
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produced by NHK International Inc., in Africa in the 21st Century (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 1 hour 2 mins
Islam has influenced West Africa since the 11th century, but only in the last 100 years has the religion grown so rapidly in Senegal and Mali. One prominent sect, the Murid movement which grew out of Sufism, has millions of followers and wealth accumulated from peanut cultivation. As a force of conservative Islam,...
produced by NHK International Inc., in Africa in the 21st Century (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 1 hour 2 mins
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An African Answer
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directed by Alan Channer, fl. 1986-2001; produced by Imad Karam, 1976-, FLT Films (London, England: FLT Films, 2010), 38 mins
More than one thousand people were killed and hundreds of thousands displaced from their homes, following disputed elections in Kenya at the end of 2007. Imam Muhammad Ashafa and Pastor James Wuye – former militia leaders turned peace-makers from Nigeria – were invited to mediate in the worst-affected district...
directed by Alan Channer, fl. 1986-2001; produced by Imad Karam, 1976-, FLT Films (London, England: FLT Films, 2010), 38 mins
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African Studies Series, The Congo and Sudan: Mission Impossible
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produced by Journeyman Pictures, in African Studies Series (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2011), 39 mins
What motivates missionaries to travel to some of the most inhospitable parts of the globe, to treat terrible diseases like leprosy, to help those most in need? In this poignant documentary we meet three missionaries: Father Alfredo, who lives in Dondo, a village in the north of the Democratic Republic of Congo; Fa...
produced by Journeyman Pictures, in African Studies Series (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2011), 39 mins
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Ancient Greece
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produced by Daniel J. Helfer, fl. 2012 (Rockville, MD: Now You Know Media, 2012), 5 hours 10 mins
Embark on this gripping journey through thousands of years of Greek history. Ancient Greece is one of the most vital topics in history, and its influence is undeniable on Western philosophy, theology, and civilization. Now, you can discover the fascinating legacy of ancient Greece through entertaining and enlighte...
produced by Daniel J. Helfer, fl. 2012 (Rockville, MD: Now You Know Media, 2012), 5 hours 10 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, 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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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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Beyond the Veil, 1, Born Again Muslims
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directed by Ludo Poppe, fl. 2004-2014; produced by George Matta, fl. 1998 and Pascal Decroos, fl. 1998, Mundovision Ltd. and Kanakna Documentary, in Beyond the Veil, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 1 hour 2 mins
Born Again Muslims makes clear that the Muslim world is not monolithic in its views. We meet the liberal Islamists in Turkey who want to co-exist with the West and Western ways. For them the veil is a matter of individual choice. In the Sudan, only Muslim-born women must wear the veil by law. Hardliners of Iran re...
directed by Ludo Poppe, fl. 2004-2014; produced by George Matta, fl. 1998 and Pascal Decroos, fl. 1998, Mundovision Ltd. and Kanakna Documentary, in Beyond the Veil, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 1 hour 2 mins
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Beyond the Veil, 2, Holy Warriors
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directed by Ludo Poppe, fl. 2004-2014; produced by George Matta, fl. 1998 and Pascal Decroos, fl. 1998, Mundovision Ltd. and Kanakna Documentary, in Beyond the Veil, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 58 mins
The Holy Warriors examines the reasons for more radical interpretations of the Quran in Algeria, Egypt, Palestine, Jordan, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Analysis of the jihad helps Westerners perceive why some Muslims believe that they can escape Westernization only through violence, how one man's terrorism may be ano...
directed by Ludo Poppe, fl. 2004-2014; produced by George Matta, fl. 1998 and Pascal Decroos, fl. 1998, Mundovision Ltd. and Kanakna Documentary, in Beyond the Veil, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 58 mins
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