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Hostage : the Bachar tapes

Author: Souheil Bachar; Walid Raad; Atlas Group.; C-Hundred Film Corp.; Art Institute of Chicago. Video Data Bank.
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Video Data Bank, 2001.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : English versionView all editions and formats
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"An experimental documentary about the 'Western hostage crisis.' The crisis refers to the abduction and detention in Lebanon in the 80s and early 90s of western men like Terry Anderson and Terry Waite ... The 'Western hostage crisis' is examined through the testimony of Souheil Bachar ... [who] was held hostage in Lebanon between 1982 and 1993 ... Bachar addresses cultural, textual, and sexual aspects of his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Experimental films
Short films
Interviews
Named Person: Souheil Bachar
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Souheil Bachar; Walid Raad; Atlas Group.; C-Hundred Film Corp.; Art Institute of Chicago. Video Data Bank.
OCLC Number: 70842839
Language Note: In English and Arabic with English voiceover translation and some English subtitles.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 17 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Bachar tapes
Responsibility: a project by Souheil Bachar ; produced by Walid Raád ; Atlas Group in collaboration with C-Hundred Film Corp.

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"An experimental documentary about the 'Western hostage crisis.' The crisis refers to the abduction and detention in Lebanon in the 80s and early 90s of western men like Terry Anderson and Terry Waite ... The 'Western hostage crisis' is examined through the testimony of Souheil Bachar ... [who] was held hostage in Lebanon between 1982 and 1993 ... Bachar addresses cultural, textual, and sexual aspects of his detention with the Americans"--Publisher info.

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