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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 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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Digging for Jesus
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directed by Geoff Dunlop, fl. 1989; produced by Geoff Dunlop, fl. 1989 (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 55 mins
Starting the programme at the Dead Sea Scrolls museum in Jerusalem the search for Jesus begins, going onto investigate places such as Sepphoris and Tiberias – two cities built by Herod. For a carpenter and builder like Joseph and his son Jesus these places would have been the source of much work. Spectacular dis...
directed by Geoff Dunlop, fl. 1989; produced by Geoff Dunlop, fl. 1989 (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 55 mins
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Encounter in Ramallah
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produced by Peter Lofgren and Emil Larsson (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 1 hour 8 mins
Ramallah, The West Bank, 1996. Two young soldiers, an Israeli and an Arab, encounter one another on a street. Both fire their automatic weapons. Both are wounded. From this starting point, the filmmakers explore the lives of the young men and the age-old conflict in which they are caught. The documentary gives a c...
produced by Peter Lofgren and Emil Larsson (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 1 hour 8 mins
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From Grace To Mercy
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produced by Jane Treays, fl. 1992 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 32 mins
Two women with profoundly differing views of the nature of charity: 86-year-old Anna Grace, who runs a clinic for Moslem children in Jerusalem, and her assistant Janice Phipps, from an American Christian charity. With over 300 children pouring in daily, requiring everything from routine vaccinations to rubber bull...
produced by Jane Treays, fl. 1992 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 32 mins
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