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    Omnibus. Catalog Record Only

    An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting of 3 segments of varying lengths. Segment one includes film footage.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1956
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    Mamnūʻ fī laylat al-dukhlah Catalog Record Only

    In this romantic comedy, the ghost of the groom's mother-in-law, who had always opposed the couple's marriage, appears to haunt him on their wedding night. It also features songs by the popular singer, Shafīq Jalāl.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    al-Masājīn al-thalāthah Catalog Record Only

    After their escape from prison, three convicts pursue unfinished business before being captured and returned to serve out their terms.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 200?
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    Iskandarīyah-- Niyūyūrk Catalog Record Only

    A film about the life and adventures of the Egyptian film director Yūsuf Shāhīn and the image of an Arab celebrity in the United States.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    Ismāʻīl Yāsīn fī al-ṭayarān Ismail Yassin in the airforce / Catalog Record Only

    "Ismail El Ghandoor (Ismail Yasin) works as a stuntman, and a small time actor in movies. He falls in love with a young belly dancer, Soheir (Nagwa Foad), who dreams of being the wife of a pilot. Ismail dresses up in his brother Hussein's clothes as a pilot in the Air Force, in order to gain her acceptance. Ismail also takes his brother's place ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 200?
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    Waḥdahunn / Catalog Record Only

    A documentary campaigning against female circumcision in Egypt. Tells the story of Reham, a student at the AUC, in Egypt, who talks about her experiences.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 200?
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    Aʻazz al-ḥabāyib Catalog Record Only

    A husband and wife struggle to provide a decent life for their three children. As the children grow up into adulthood their charachter differences become more pronounced.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 200?
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    al-Ḍaḥāyā The victims / Catalog Record Only

    When an inmate in a girls prison accuses Dr. Essmat, the staff psychologist, of molesting her, he finds his job imperiled.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 200?
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    Veiled voices Catalog Record Only

    "Women across the Middle East are trying to reclaim their role as leaders in Islam. Veiled voices goes in-depth into the world of three Muslim women religious leaders, who say women were always meant to be powerful within the religion. Filmed over the course of two years in Lebanon, Syria and Egypt"--Container.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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    Ighfir lī khaṭīʼatī Forgive my sin / Catalog Record Only

    Womanizing Hussein meets Layla and falls in love with her. After the truth about her comes out can love bring them together as husband and wife?

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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    Digging for the truth. Who built Egypt's pyramids? / Catalog Record Only

    A journey to Egypt to explore the Pyramids of Giza and their origin.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
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    al-Sittāt mā yaʻrifūsh yakdibū Women can't lie / Catalog Record Only

    Kamal (Shukry Sarhan) marries Laila (Shadia) and soon discovers that his wife is a persistent liar. To escape her lies, he flees to Paris. Laila then sends him a letter announcing that she is pregnant with his baby. Kamal quickly returns home, only to discover that Laila has rented a baby with the help of her cousin Buthayna (Zeenat Sedky) and her husband Noah ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 200?
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    ʻAlá Bāb al-Wazīr / Catalog Record Only

    "A romantic comedy featuring the famous comedian ʻĀdil Imām in one of his masterpieces. Kamal and Noura are two young university students who fell in love but are faced with the financial prejudice of the community around them and the objection of their families to this relation. Kamal is the son of a poor court clerk, while Noura is the only daughter of a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 200?
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    Wīchā Ouija / Catalog Record Only

    "Ouija is a fate-telling board game. The movie is about a group of friends who travel together for a vacation in Sharm El Sheikh, Adham and his wife Farida, Ibrahim and his girlfriend Mariam and their friend Hani, the famous actor. In the night the friends arrive to Sharm El Sheikh they decide to play the Ouija, which turned out to be a catastrophic ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
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    Laylah lā tunsá Catalog Record Only

    A woman witnesses a murder and must testify in court, but on her way to do this she is kidnapped.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 200?
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    The treasures of Tutankhamun / Catalog Record Only

    This program describes the genesis of the exhibition, Treasures of Tutankhamen, which was seen in six major American cities, including Chicago. The discovery of the tomb of King Tutankhamen is portrayed and many of the treasures from the tomb which are included in the exhibition are photographed.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1977
  • Dardashah nisāʼīyah Women's chitchat /

    "Women's chitchat is volume ten in the Women pioneers collection, a film series exploring the impact that a number of remarkable women have made on the Arab world in a variety of fields throughout the early part of the twentieth century ... This provocative film studies the evolution of Egyptian society from the early 20th century to today, focusing on the status of women ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    al-Baḥth ʻan faḍīḥah / Catalog Record Only

    In this romantic comedy two lovers want to get married, but the girl's mother is totally against it. They decide to force her into agreeing to their match by staging a scandal. However, they soon learn that creating a scandal isn't as easy as it seems.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    Digging for the truth. Cleopatra, the last pharaoh / Catalog Record Only

    Cleopatra has been heralded as Egypt's great beauty, a queen so irresistible that she seduced the likes of Caesar and Marc Anthony and nearly brought Rome to its knees. But, as Josh Bernstein finds out, it wasn't her beauty that captivated. Cleopatra was perhaps the most intelligent and cunning of Egypt's rulers. Unlike her predecessors, she took pains to learn the different languages of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    Nadwat al-Irhāb : asbābuhu-- natāʼijuhu-- wa-subul ʻilājuh / Catalog Record Only

    In Arabic. Not viewed. Source used: cataloging record from OvOp field office. viewing copy; Received: 8/3/1994 from Cairo OvOp Office; purchase; LC Purchase Collection.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1992
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    al-Ḥubb waḥdahu lā yakfī Love is not enough / Catalog Record Only

    Having graduated from university, two young students think that their life will improve after getting jobs and that they will be able to get married. However, they are faced with the bitter reality of not being able to find suitable jobs. The woman ends up working in a beauty salon while the man works as a laborer. The woman meets an old friend who ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 200?
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    Great TV news stories. Death on the Nile : the struggle for peace and the assassination of Anwar Sadat / Catalog Record Only

    The story of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, who turned his back on history and wishes of the nation, to begin the struggle for peace in the Middle East, and lost his life in the process, cut down by the assassin's bullet.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1989
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    Investigating history. The curse of King Tut / Catalog Record Only

    An examination of the supposed curse of King Tut's tomb, which arose after the tomb's discovery in 1922. Epidemiologist Mark Nelson examines the validity of the curse.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
  • When a woman sings Endama togani el-mara'a /

    "When a woman sings is volume 7 in the Women pioneers collection, a film series exploring the impact that a number of remarkable women have made on the Arab world in a variety of fields throughout the early part of the twentieth century ... Examines the impact singers Umm Kulthum and Mounira El-Mahdeya had on Egyptian politics and society during the first half of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    Quddās iftitāḥ al-Kātidrāʼīyah al-Jadīdah / Catalog Record Only

    A documentary work on the event of the inauguration of St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Cathedral aka Coptic Cathedral of Saint Marcos in Cairo, Egypt on 25 June 1968, attended by H. H. Pope Kirellos VI, President Gamal Abdel Nasser and Emperor Haileaslasy of Ethiopia.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004