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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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The Cutting Tradition: Female Circumcision in Africa Today
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directed by John Howarth and Nancy Durrell McKenna; produced by Nancy Durrell McKenna (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 47 mins
THE CUTTING TRADITION Female Circumcision in Africa Today A film by Nancy Durell McKenna and John Howarth Narrated by Meryl Streep The Cutting Tradition focuses on the issue of female genital mutilation (FGM), a custom, which appears barbaric to the westernised eye but is still practiced in many African and so...
directed by John Howarth and Nancy Durrell McKenna; produced by Nancy Durrell McKenna (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 47 mins
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Egypt: The Fear and the Faith
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produced by Journeyman Pictures (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 41 mins
The Fear and the Faith exposes persecution of Christians in Egypt as Moslem fundamentalism continues to grow. Never before has this important story been filmed. The conflict between Christians and Moslems is the most sensitive issue in Egypt. Both the Church and the Egyptian government have created a wall of silen...
produced by Journeyman Pictures (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 41 mins
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Up At Dawn: The Working Children of Egypt
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directed by John Zada and David Rountree; produced by John Zada and David Rountree, Felluca Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 54 mins
This documentary, an attempt to investigate child labor in Egypt, shows children as young as seven and eight working in carpet factories, crafts workshops, printing plants, and in agriculture, tilling the fields for long hours. They are deprived of schooling, and of playtime. In Egypt, there are about 2 million wo...
directed by John Zada and David Rountree; produced by John Zada and David Rountree, Felluca Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 54 mins
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Bisha: The Awesome Fire Test
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written by Nira Sherman-Sides and Elia Sides; produced by Elia Sides and Nira Sherman-Sides, Lily Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 52 mins
Bedouin of the deserts of Arabia and the Middle East have developed a system of law and order called Haj El Orfi - The Law of Knowledge - which evolved from their harsh environment and has been passed down orally for generations. The Bisha ceremony is the ultimate ordeal for revealing the truth. Suspects lick a wh...
written by Nira Sherman-Sides and Elia Sides; produced by Elia Sides and Nira Sherman-Sides, Lily Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 52 mins
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Cities on Speed, 3, Cairo: Garbage
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directed by Mikala Krogh; produced by Sigrid Oyenjaer, in Cities on Speed, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 52 mins
Soon more than 550 cities world wide will have a population of more than one million. In 2030 eighty percent of the world's population will live in cities. Megacities have traditionally been economic and political power centers but today the fastest growing cities are in developing nations. The new challenge is t...
directed by Mikala Krogh; produced by Sigrid Oyenjaer, in Cities on Speed, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 52 mins
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Trail of the Mummy
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directed by Wolter Braamhorst, fl. 1997-2006; produced by AVRO Television, ZDF Television and RNTV (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 57 mins
For thousands of years Egyptian mummies have been destroyed to make paint, ground up as medicine or unwrapped in public displays. The mummified corpse of Anchhor, one of the few mummies that have been recovered fully intact, has been the object of an elaborate scientific investigation by the National Museum of Ant...
directed by Wolter Braamhorst, fl. 1997-2006; produced by AVRO Television, ZDF Television and RNTV (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 57 mins
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Battle of the Titans
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directed by Hans Bulow and Poul-Erik Heilbuth (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 54 mins
How can American workers compete with their counterparts in Third World countries who work for 30 cents an hour? Shoes, clothings, cameras, cars, computers, formerly produced in the West are now made in developing countries. Filmed in Indonesia, Venezuela, Egypt and Nigeria, Battle of the Titans poses tough econom...
directed by Hans Bulow and Poul-Erik Heilbuth (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 54 mins
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Cyberwar in Egypt
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directed by Jakob Gottschau, fl. 2002 (Alexandria, VA: Filmakers Library, 2013), 28 mins
A half hour documentary about social media in Egypt. Had it not been for Youtube, Facebook and Twitter the story of Egyptian activist Samira Ibrahim may never come to light. A few months after the legendary Egyptian revolution, she was arrested in the street of Cairo and subjected to a "virginity test" by the mili...
directed by Jakob Gottschau, fl. 2002 (Alexandria, VA: Filmakers Library, 2013), 28 mins
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Women in the Arab World, 1, Egypt
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directed by Froukje Bos, in Women in the Arab World, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 26 mins
This video focuses on Soraya Altorki, originally from Saudi Arabia, who is now a professor of anthropology at the American University in Cairo. She had to get her education abroad because schooling was not possible for a woman in Saudi Arabia. She recalls with humor the incongruity of being a sheltered Saudi Arabi...
directed by Froukje Bos, in Women in the Arab World, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 26 mins
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