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Beyond borders-- : Arab feminists talk about their lives-- East and West

Author: Jennifer Kawaja; Ginny Stikeman; Nawāl Saʻdāwī; National Film Board of Canada. Documentary East Studio.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the Arab world, women are fighting a two-front war against repressive internal constraints and intrusive Western interference. In this program, a feminist delegation composed of author Nawal Sadawi and other renowned activists from the Middle East and North Africa gathers at the UN, on college campuses, and in church basements to speak out about deterioration of women's rights in the Arab states in an effort to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Kawaja; Ginny Stikeman; Nawāl Saʻdāwī; National Film Board of Canada. Documentary East Studio.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 45012092
Language Note: In English, Arabic and French with English subtitles.
Credits: Producing team, Ginny Stikeman, Margaret Wong, Andree Lachapelle, Nicole Hubert ; editor, Cathy Gulkin, Dominique Sicotte, Helene Girard ; director of photography, Kent Nason ; music, Roula Said, Maryam Hassan.
Performer(s): Narration, Dionne Brand ; narrator, Punam Khosia.
Description: 1 videocassette (50 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Arab feminists talk about their lives-- East and West
Responsibility: produced by Studio Documentary East ; National Film Board of Canada ; directed by Jennifer Kawaja.

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In the Arab world, women are fighting a two-front war against repressive internal constraints and intrusive Western interference. In this program, a feminist delegation composed of author Nawal Sadawi and other renowned activists from the Middle East and North Africa gathers at the UN, on college campuses, and in church basements to speak out about deterioration of women's rights in the Arab states in an effort to heighten awareness of the Arab feminist struggle for equality--and the effects of U.S. foreign policy on their efforts.

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Beyond Borders: Arab Feminists Talk about Their Lives East and West

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Politics makes strange bedfellows. One cannot help but invoke this old platitude hearing one after another in this group of Arab women's rights activists from many nations, including Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Sudan, and Tunisia, make her case blaming the agenda of the West (mainly...
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