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Muqaddimah Li-Nihāyāt Jidāl [videorecording] = Introduction to the end of an argument / by Elia Suleiman and Jayce Salloum ; executive producer Jayce Salloum.

Publication:
Seattle, WA : Arab Film Distribution, [200-?]
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (41 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
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Other Title:
Introduction to the end of an argument [videorecording]
Subjects:
Jewish-Arab relations -- Press coverage.
Jewish-Arab relations in motion pictures.
Middle East -- Foreign public opinion, Western.
Palestinian Arabs -- West Bank.
Palestinian Arabs -- Gaza Strip.
Arabs in motion pictures.
Arabs on television.
Television broadcasting of news -- Objectivity.
Stereotypes (Social psychology) in mass media.
Intifada, 1987-1993.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
Propaganda films.
Language:
In English, French, and Arabic with subtitles in English.
System Details:
DVD-R, NTSC, all regions.
Summary:
Combining news soundbites, movie clips, and documentary footage shot in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, the filmmakers critique Western-based representations of Arab culture. The artists cleverly mimic the Western media tableau in an exhilarating mix of fragmented stereotypes from mainstream movies to prime-time news.
Notes:
Videodisc release of the film produced in 1990.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1932 Fund.
Contributor:
Salloum, Jayce. , Director, Producer
Suleiman, Elia. , Director
Arab Film Distribution. , Distributor
Class of 1932 Fund.
OCLC:
650342957