Showing 1 - 10 of 113 titles with a criteria of Subject is Middle East Studies
The Soviet troops' intervention in Afghanistan was a pivotal event in the history of the 20th century. It launched Bin Laden and Al Qaeda.
Icarus Films | 2014 | 52 minutes
Filmed by the first ever team of women video journalists trained in Afghanistan, this rare and uncompromising film explores the effects of the Taliban’s repressive rule and recent U.S.-sponsored bombing campaign on Afghani women.
Women Make Movies | 2003 | 52 minutes
The stories of three women who took refuge at the Dastak women's shelter in Pakistan, founded to help women fleeing abusive and murderous families.
Icarus Films | 2002 | 50 minutes
A behind-the-scenes look at Al Jazeera, the most important television news channel in the Arab world. ** Viewer's Choice, 2003 Middle East Studies Association FilmFest **
Icarus Films | 2002 | 52 minutes
Reflections on Islam and clothing, Iranian cinema, Persian painting and more characterize this thought-provoking artistic documentary.
Icarus Films | 2009 | 35 minutes
Two girls, one religious Jewish and the other Israeli-Arab whose father is from the Occupied Territories, start to correspond online, and find themselves deep in a surprising, exciting, and stressful experience.
First Hand Films | 2014 | 58 minutes
Set in the Western Sahara, Barber Shop Algeria tells the story of the last colony in Africa: since Morocco illegally annexed the territory of the Sahrawi, this nomad population has been living in refugee camps along a long Moroccan wall built in the middle of the desert.
First Hand Films | 2017 | 26 minutes
Documents one woman's fight to have her sham marriage recognized and her daughter legitimized by the Moroccan judicial system.
Icarus Films | 2014 | 83 minutes
A behind-the-scenes look at the rivalry between the Arab world's two main TV networks - Al Jazeera and Al Arabiya.
Icarus Films | 2011 | 48 minutes
Unearths the story of Morocco's greatest and most controversial political figure, including his abduction and subsequent murder.
Icarus Films | 2002 | 84 minutes