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    Nuqṭah Sākhinah. al-Maghrib /
    Maghrib | Hot spot Catalog Record Only
    This is a documentary program discussing current political and social events of Morocco. Program touches on subjects such as the role of the king and the parliament, the tension between secular and more radical forces, and the relationship between modernity and traditionalism. Includes brief interviews of different politicians and other people from Moroccan society.
    • Date: 2003
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    Two films by Omar Amiralay
    2 films by Omar Amiralay | Films by Omar Amiralay | Flood in Baath country, w/"Film essay on the Euphrates Dam" | Flood in Baath country, with Film essay on the Euphrates Dam | Two documentary films by Omar Amiralay | 2 documentary films by Omar Amiralay | Documentary films by Omar Amiralay
    Two documentary films by Syrian director Omar Amiralay about the dam built on the Euphrates River in the early 1970s. The first film, the director's first, was filled with youthful enthusiasm for the engineering project and hopeful for the benefits it would bring to his country. The second film, made thirty years later, is a more cynical look at the ruling Baath party now ...
    • Date: 2010
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    al-Ittijāh al-muʻākis. Limādhā al-taḍyīq ʻalá al-tayyārāt al-Islāmīyah? /
    Limādhā al-taḍyīq ʻalá al-tayyārāt al-Islāmīyah? | Opposite direction. Catalog Record Only
    A talk and call-in series featuring two persons holding opposing views on a certain issue. Discussed in this episode: Islamic political currents; democracy; political parties; Islamic countries.
    • Date: 1999
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    Iḥnā bitūʻ al-utūbīs /
    We are the bus people | Nous sommes les gens du bus Catalog Record Only
    The story takes place before the Arab-Israel War in 1967. Jābir and his neighbour Marzūq were on the bus, they got in a fight with the conductor and were arrested. Unfortunately they were wrongly accused of political motives and were sent to political prison instead of regular prison. In the prison, the leader of the prison tried to force them to confess that they ...
    • Date: 200?
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    Akthar min raʼy. al-Intikhābāt al-baladīyah fī Qaṭar wa-mushārakat al-marʼah /
    Intikhābāt al-baladīyah fī Qaṭar wa-mushārakat al-marʼah | More than one opinion. Catalog Record Only
    A weekly program in which guests debate the most newsworthy issue of the week. In this episode: the participation of women in the elections in Qatar.
    • Date: 1999
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    Thawrah al-Filastīnīyah Catalog Record Only Presents scenes intended to support the view that the Palestinian struggle is a revolutionary movement to liberate a land that is rightfully theirs. Shows the suffering in refugee camps and attempts being made by the Palestinians to organize and to better their situation.
    • Date: 1980
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    al-Ittijāh al-muʻākis. Ziyārat al-Bābā lil-minṭaqah al-ʻArabīyah siyāsīyah am dīnīyah /
    Ziyārat al-Bābā lil-minṭaqah al-ʻArabīyah siyāsīyah am dīnīyah | Opposite direction. Catalog Record Only
    A talk and call-in series featuring two persons holding opposing views on a certain issue. Discussed in this episode: Pope John Paul II; journeys to Arab countries; politics and government; religious aspects.
    • Date: 2000
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    Akthar min raʼy. Ikhtiṭāf ʻAbd Allāh Ūjalān /
    Ikhtiṭāf ʻAbd Allāh Ūjalān | More than one opinion. Catalog Record Only
    A weekly program in which guests debate the most newsworthy issue of the week. Discussed in this episode: Abdullah Ǒcalan; Kurds; Turkey; ethnic relations; politics and government.
    • Date: 1999
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    Crossing borders
    La-ḥatsot et ha-gevul Catalog Record Only
    A biography of Omaima Abu-Rass and Aisha Sidawi, two Palestinian Arab women who are struggling for Arab rights in their society and sexual equality in their own homes.
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    al-Būsnah wa-al-Hirsik : al-ma'sāh-al-qaḍīyah /
    Al-ma'sāh-al-qaḍīyah 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; exchange; LC Exchange Collection.
    • Contributor: LC Exchange Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1990
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    Shāhid ʻalá al-ʻaṣr. Muḥammad Mazālī.
    Muḥammad Mazālī. | Eyewitness to the era. Catalog Record Only
    This show features interviews with prominent figures who occupy important roles in the past. The guest is: Muḥammad Mazālī, the former prime minister of Tunisia.
    • Date: 2000
  • Film, Video
    Bi-lā ḥudūd. al-Siyāsah al-Amrīkīyah wa-al-ḥarakāt al-Islāmīyah /
    Siyāsah al-Amrīkīyah wa-al-ḥarakāt al-Islāmīyah | No frontiers. Catalog Record Only
    This series features interviews of prominent figures. The host takes a position critical of the guests. The topics for this episode are: U.S. foreign policy; Arab countries; Islam and state.
    • Date: 2000
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    Akthar min raʼy. Munāqashat al-muṣālaḥah bayna al-ḥukūmah al-Sūdānīyah wa-aḥzāb al-muʻāraḍah /
    Munāqashat al-muṣālaḥah bayna al-ḥukūmah al-Sūdānīyah wa-aḥzāb al-muʻāraḍah | More than one opinion. Catalog Record Only
    A weekly program in which guests debate the most newsworthy issue of the week. Discussed in this episode: Sudan; political parties; opposition; politics and government.
    • Date: 1999
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    Imbarāṭūrīyat m M empire /
    ‏امبراطورية م‏ ‏M empire /‏ | M empire | L'empire M Catalog Record Only
    One of the best loved Egyptian films: on the surface it is an enjoyable family drama below it is a political call for liberalism and democracy during Sadat's era. Written by the great Hussein Kamal and featuring a superb cast led by "the Lady of the Arab Screen" Faten Hamama.
    • Date: 200?
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    Jamāl ʻAbd al-Nāṣir /
    Nasser | Gamal Abd El Naser Catalog Record Only
    A dramatized biography of Gamal Abd El-Nasser, popular Egyptian nationalist and one of the most important modern Arab leaders, from about 1935, during the British occupation of Egypt through his death in 1970. As a young man,Nasser had problems with the police because of his political activities in opposition to the occupation. However, in 1957, he was accepted into the Egyptian Military Academy. Depicted ...
    • Date: 1998
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    Lady of the palace Sayedat al-kasr /
    Sayedat al-kasr | Sayidat el kasr | Dame du palais
    "Lady of the Palace traces the history of Mount Lebanon's Jumblat family from the 19th century to the present, focusing on earlyy-twentieth century leader and politician Nazira Jumblat."--Container.
    • Date: 2003
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    Akthar min raʼy. Taʼjīl al-qimmah al-ʻArabīyah /
    Taʼjīl al-qimmah al-ʻArabīyah | More than one opinion. Catalog Record Only
    An interactive, no-holds-barred discussion program that explores a variety of opinions and views on political, economic, social, scientific, and cultural issues. Guests include personalities and experts on specific Arab and international issues. In this episode, guests discuss the reasons for delaying the Arab summit in Tunisia. Also discussed was the clash between Tunisia and Egypt and the criticisism of Tunisia for canceling the Arab ...
    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video
    Shāhid ʻalá al-ʻaṣr. Muḥammad Mazālī.
    Muḥammad Mazālī. | Eyewitness to the era. Catalog Record Only
    This show features interviews with prominent figures who occupy important roles in the past. The guest is: Muḥammad Mazālī, the former prime minister of Tunisia.
    • Date: 2000
  • Film, Video
    Shāhid ʻalá al-ʻaṣr. Muḥammad Mazālī.
    Muḥammad Mazālī. | Eyewitness to the era. Catalog Record Only
    This show features interviews with prominent figures who occupy important roles in the past. The guest is: Muḥammad Mazālī, the former prime minister of Tunisia.
    • Date: 2000
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    Bakhīt wa-ʻAdīlah
    بخيت وعديلة | Bakhīt & ʻAdīlah Catalog Record Only
    Bakhīt, a factory worker, is madly in love with ʻAdīlah who works as a teacher, but their poverty stands in the way of their marriage. Bakhīt and ʻAdīlah realize that the only way to overcome their financial problems is by winning seats in the parliament to benefit from its financial and power privileges. Bakhīt runs for the parliament with "al-Gardal" as his sign while ...
    • Date: 200?
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    al-Ittijāh al-muʻākis. al-ʻAskar wa-al-dīktātūrīyah /
    ʻAskar wa-al-dīktātūrīyah | Opposite direction. Catalog Record Only
    A talk and call-in series featuring two persons holding opposing views on a certain issue. Discussed in this episode: Soldiers; military; role; democracy; military systems; dictatorship; Third world.
    • Date: 1999
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    al-Ittijāh al-muʻākis. Fashal al-ʻArab fī taḥqīq al-nahḍah al-siyāsīyah /
    Fashal al-ʻArab fī taḥqīq al-nahḍah al-siyāsīyah | Opposite direction. Catalog Record Only
    A talk and call-in series featuring two persons holding opposing views on a certain issue. Discussed in this episode: Arab countries; politics and government; civilization; kings and rulers; role; occupation; underdevelopment; crises.
    • Date: 1999
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    Bi-lā ḥudūd. Mustaqbal Sūriyā baʻda raḥīl al-Asad /
    Mustaqbal Sūriyā baʻda raḥīl al-Asad | No frontiers. Catalog Record Only
    This series features interviews of prominent figures. The host takes a position critical of the guests. The topics for this episode are: Syria; Bashshār al-Asad; president; politics and government.
    • Date: 2000
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    Bi-lā ḥudūd. al-Intikhābāt al-riʼāsīyah al-Jazāʼirīyah /
    Intikhābāt al-riʼāsīyah al-Jazāʼirīyah | No frontiers. Catalog Record Only
    This series features interviews of prominent figures. The host takes a position critical of the guests. The topic of this episode is the Algerian presidential elections of 1999.
    • Date: 1999
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    Akthar min raʼy. al-Safīrah al-Amrīkīyah, Ilīzābith Makyūn, al-Ḥaram [i.e. Akram] al-Ḥakīm /
    Safīrah al-Amrīkīyah, Ilīzābith Makyūn, al-Ḥaram [i.e. Akram] al-Ḥakīm | More than one opinion. Catalog Record Only
    An interactive, no-holds-barred discussion program that explores a variety of opinions and views on political, economic, social, scientific, and cultural issues. Guests include personalities and experts on specific Arab and international issues. In this episode, guests discuss the Iraqi elections and the political situation after 2003.
    • Date: 2005