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Bab el-Oued City
Call Number: Hatfield Library AV Video (DVD) PN1995.91.A8 B12 2007
Bab El-Oued is a working class district in Algiers. When a young baker, who is unable to sleep, removes a loudspeaker from his building's roof, the entire district suffers.
Dū zan = Two Women
Call Number: Hatfield Library AV Video (DVD) PN1995.91.F3 D89 1999
Chronicles the lives of two women attending architectural school at Tehran University during the first years of the Islamic Republic.
Call Number: Hatfield Library AV Video (DVD) PN1995.9.B55 M33 2005
The dramatic story of Mohammed, the prophet who founded Islam.
Call Number: Hatfield Library AV Video (DVD) PN1995.91.F7 P317 2008
In 1970s Iran, Marjane "Marji" Satrapi watches events through her young eyes and her idealistic family. Their long dream is realized when the hated Shah is defeated in the Iranian Revolution of 1979. Now ruled by Islamic fundamentalists, Marji grows up to witness first hand how the new Iran has become a repressive tyranny on its own.
Call Number: Hatfield Library AV Video (DVD) PN1995.91.F7 T45 2015
A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives, which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith, abruptly disturbed when they are forced to follow the new laws of their foreign occupants.
Call Number: MOH On Display PN1995.9.B55 M25 2000
Screen version of the life of Malcolm X, who through his religious conversion to Islam, found the strength to rise up from a criminal past to become an influential civil rights leader.
Islam, Empire of Faith
Call Number: Hatfield Library AV Video (DVD) BP50.I74 2001
Documents the rise and growth of Islam throughout the world, from the birth of Prophet Muhammad in the 6th century through the peak of the Ottoman Empire 1000 years later.
(Un)veiled : Muslim Women Talk about Hijab
Call Number: Hatfield Library AV Video (DVD) BP173.4.U58 2008
(Un)veiled introduces the audience to 10 Muslim women from different backgrounds who now live in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. They discuss the hijab, the headscarf worn by Muslim women.
Call Number: Hatfield Library AV Video (DVD) BP173.4.V45 2009
Women in the Arab world are redefining their role as leaders in Islam. Veiled voices investigates the world of Muslim women religious leaders through the eyes of three women--in Lebanon, Syria and Egypt
Call Number: Hatfield Library AV Video (DVD) BP187.3.I57 2003
Over 80 percent of these Muslims live outside the Middle East, but they share a single spiritual center, and each year two million Muslims visit the holy city during the hajj.
Dervishes, Lovers of God
Call Number: Hatfield Library AV Video (DVD) BP189.65.D36 D47 2004
Describes the Dervishes and the dance they have created called the Sama. Tells how these Muslim monks seek complete union with God as they transfix their bodies to reach mystic ecstacy.
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The Rock Star and the Mullahs
Call Number: Hatfield Library AV Video (DVD) DS380.A1 R63 2006
Salman Ahmad is the charismatic lead guitarist for the popular Pakistani rock group, Junoon. Inspired by the ancient Sufi tradition, the band's music and lyrics reflect the moderate, liberal side of Islam...
New Muslim Cool
Call Number: Hatfield Library AV Video (DVD) F159.P69 M88 2009
Puerto Rican-American rapper Hamza Pérez pulled himself out of drug dealing and street life 12 years ago and became a Muslim. Now he's moved to Pittsburgh's tough North Side to start a new religious community, rebuild his shattered family and take his message of faith to other young people through hard-hitting hip-hop music.
Shirin Neshat : The Woman Moves
Call Number: Hatfield Library AV Video (DVD) N6494.V53 S53 2004
Shirin Neshat's work addresses political, sociological, psychological, and spiritual dimensions, and particularly the situation of women living in oppressive societies.
Slingshot Hip Hop
Call Number: Hatfield Library Reserve ML3918.R37 S55 2009
Palestinian hip hop groups DAM (from Lydd or Lod), PR (Gaza), along with young women Abeer (Lydd), and duo Arapeyat (Akka or Acre), who are also harassed for being independent women performing on stage.