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Being Osama

Author: Mahmoud Kaabour; Tim Schwab; Ari A Cohen; Johanna Visser; Diversus, Inc.
Publisher: [Seattle] : Arab Film Distribution, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides an intimate look at six Canadian men named Osama and how sharing a first name with the notorious terrorist can shape perpception and prejudice in the post 9/11 world. Through a series of interviews and observation of their daily lives, these six men with highly diverse backgrounds, interests and personalities address such subjects as Arab names, rock-n-roll, religion, stereotypes, Middle East politics,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mahmoud Kaabour; Tim Schwab; Ari A Cohen; Johanna Visser; Diversus, Inc.
OCLC Number: 60523586
Notes: Special features menu with information about the directors and the distribution company.
Credits: Edited by Yurij Luhovy; composer, Sam Shalabi.
Description: 1 videodisc (45 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: produced by Diversus, Inc. in association with CBC ; directors by Mahmoud Kaabour, Tim Schwab ; producer by Ari A. Cohen ; writer, Johanna Visser.

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Provides an intimate look at six Canadian men named Osama and how sharing a first name with the notorious terrorist can shape perpception and prejudice in the post 9/11 world. Through a series of interviews and observation of their daily lives, these six men with highly diverse backgrounds, interests and personalities address such subjects as Arab names, rock-n-roll, religion, stereotypes, Middle East politics, marriage, mortality and the meaning of identity.

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