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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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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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Beyond Hatred
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directed by Emmanuel François-Sappey, fl. 2008; produced by Arnaud Hamelin, France 5 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2003), 1 hour
A young Scottish Jew dies in a bomb attack on an Israeli bus. At the hospital, his parents agree to an organ transplant and a little girl receives one of his kidneys. She is seven years old and … she is Palestinian. Yoni (Jonathan) Jesner had come to Israel for two years’ religious studies in a yashiva. He wa...
directed by Emmanuel François-Sappey, fl. 2008; produced by Arnaud Hamelin, France 5 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2003), 1 hour
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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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Bible's Buried Secrets, Season 1, Episode 2, Did God Have a Wife?
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directed by Emily Davis, fl. 2004; produced by Emily Davis, fl. 2004, in Bible's Buried Secrets, Season 1, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 52 mins
Dr Francesca Stavrakopoulou asks whether the ancient Israelites believed in one God as the Bible claims. She puts the Bible text under the microscope, examining what the original Hebrew said, and explores archaeological sites in Syria and the Sinai which are shedding new light on the beliefs of the people of the B...
directed by Emily Davis, fl. 2004; produced by Emily Davis, fl. 2004, in Bible's Buried Secrets, Season 1, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 52 mins
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Bible's Buried Secrets, Series 1, Episode 1, Did King David's Empire Exist?
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directed by Emily Davis, fl. 2004; produced by Emily Davis, fl. 2004, in Bible's Buried Secrets, Series 1, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 52 mins
Dr. Francesca Stavrakopoulou goes on the trail of the Biblical King David and his fabled empire. A national hero and icon for the Jewish people, and a divine king for Christians, David is best known as the boy-warrior who defeated the Philistine giant Goliath. As king, he united the tribes of Israel. But did he re...
directed by Emily Davis, fl. 2004; produced by Emily Davis, fl. 2004, in Bible's Buried Secrets, Series 1, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 52 mins
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Chalutzim: Piedmontese Pioneers in Eretz Israel
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directed by Marco Cavallarin and Marco Mensa, fl. 2001 (Bologna, Emilia-Romagna: Ethnos Films, 2007), 29 mins
Many Piedmontese Jews at the beginning of the 1900 chose to undertake the "aliah" (the ascent), to follow the utopia of communitarian life in the agricultural "kibbutzim" in Eretz Israel.
directed by Marco Cavallarin and Marco Mensa, fl. 2001 (Bologna, Emilia-Romagna: Ethnos Films, 2007), 29 mins
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The Conscience of A Warrior Nation
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directed by Kari Mokko; produced by Kari Mokko (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 33 mins
A small core of reservist in the Israeli army have refused to serve in Gaza and the West Bank, on moral grounds. They have subjected themselves to jail terms and harsh recriminations. The "refusers" are not pacifists, or cowards; they are willing to serve their country anywhere else but in the occupied territories...
directed by Kari Mokko; produced by Kari Mokko (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 33 mins
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Crossing Borders: Israeli Rabbis in Palestine
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directed by Nadja Frenz; produced by Tollerort (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2012), 45 mins
Can clerics, of all people, really help to resolve a conflict that is seen for the most part as rooted in religion?
directed by Nadja Frenz; produced by Tollerort (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2012), 45 mins
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Defamation
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directed by Yoav Shamir, 1970- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2009), 1 hour 31 mins
Israeli director Yoav Shamir embarks on a provocative and at times irreverent quest to answer the question: What is anti-Semitism today? Does it remain a dangerous and immediate threat? Or is it a scare tactic used by right-wing Zionists to discredit their critics? Speaking with an array of people from across the...
directed by Yoav Shamir, 1970- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2009), 1 hour 31 mins
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