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The rock star and the Mullahs

Author: Angus MacqueenRuhi HamidSalman AhmadOctober Films.WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)All authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, [2006]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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. This program follows Salman Ahmed as he journeys to the tolerant, ancient city of Lahore and the fundamentalist stronghold of Peshawar to reveal the internal religious and political conflicts of nuclear-armed  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Salman Ahmad; Salman Ahmad
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Angus Macqueen; Ruhi Hamid; Salman Ahmad; October Films.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
OCLC Number: 83260263
Language Note: In English with some interviews in an undetermined language subtitled in English; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as an episode of the public television series Wide angle, and broadcast on July 17, 2003.
This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
Credits: Camera, Syed Amran Ali, Paul Otter, Marcus Birsel ; editor, Ollie Huddleston ; music, Junoon ; narrator, Jay O. Saunders.
Performer(s): Hosts, Jamie Rubin, Mishal Husain.
Description: 1 videodisc (55 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R.
Other Titles: Wide angle (Television program)
Responsibility: produced and directed by Angus Macqueen, Ruhi Hamid ; an October Films Ltd. production for Thirteen/WNET New York in association with BBC and Becker Entertainment.
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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. This program follows Salman Ahmed as he journeys to the tolerant, ancient city of Lahore and the fundamentalist stronghold of Peshawar to reveal the internal religious and political conflicts of nuclear-armed Pakistan.

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