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British Universities Film & Video Council

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  1. Chile: Culture Under the Bayonet (1990 Video)

    aka: Broken Silence

    Director
    Alex Anderson
    Producer
    Tariq Ali
    Distribution
    Out of Distribution, Videocassette. VHS. col. 40 min.

    Explores the survival of Chilean culture during and after the Pinochet dictatorship. Singers, painters of murals and embroiderers of miniature tapestries are interviewed.

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  2. Chingiz Khan: A Much Misunderstood Leader (1990 Video)

    Director
    Jill Fullerton Smith
    Producer
    Tariq Ali
    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 40 min.

    Chingiz (Genghis) Khan (1162-1227), the Mongol leader, built an empire larger than any other state system before or since. Had he been born in Europe, he might be seen as a hero; because he came from Central...

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  3. Dogma and Dreams (1990 Video)

    aka: Dogma and Dreams in South Africa

    Director
    Alison Roper
    Producer
    Tariq Ali
    Subject
    Literature
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 40 min.

    Considers isolation, censorship and social deprivation in South Africa. Participants include writers Andre Brink, Don Mattera, Njabulo Ndebele, Albie Sachs, Heim Willemse and Lauretta Ngcobo.

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  4. Forbidden Territories: The World of Juan Goytisolo (1990 Video)

    Producer
    Tariq Ali
    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 40 min.

    Moorish influence is entrenched in Spanish culture. Spanish novelist Juan Goytisolo discusses politics, literature and sexuality agianst this background.

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  5. Holy War of Words (1990 Video)

    Director
    George Stamkoski
    Producer
    Tariq Ali
    Subject
    Literature
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 40 min.

    Examines some of the literature of change and dissent in the Arab world today. Arab writers discuss censorship and repression.

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  6. In the Belly of the Dancer (1990 Video)

    Director
    Zoe Hardy; Anjana Patel
    Producer
    Tariq Ali
    Subject
    Dance
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 40 min.

    Looks at belly dancing in Cairo, both in is pure form called ‘raqs sharqi’ and its bastardised modern version. Features dancer Suraya Hilal.

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  7. Islam: Turkish Style (1990 Video)

    aka: Thanks Be to God we Are Secular

    Producer
    Tariq Ali
    Subject
    Religious studies
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 40 min.

    Examines the Turkish experience of Islam. Turkey as a secular society is able to tolerate a broad range of opinion and belief. Explores the cosmopolitan nature of the early Ottoman Empire and its influence...

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  8. Lost Between Two Moments (1990 Video)

    Director
    Christopher Spencer
    Producer
    Tariq Ali
    Subject
    Literature
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 40 min.

    Profiles Egyptian novelist Jamal al Ghitani, whose best-known novel works as a political parable of the modern state.

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  9. Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford...is Shut, The (1990 Video)

    Director
    Celia Lowenstein
    Producer
    Tariq Ali
    Subject
    Anthropology
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 40 min.

    The Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford, is an impressive collection of artifacts of many peoples of the world. Formed by an old-fashioned colonialist, it confirms the cultural imagination of humankind. Contributors...

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  10. Repeat After Me (1990 Video)

    Director
    Araf Khan
    Producer
    Tariq Ali
    Subject
    Religious studies
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 40 min.

    A student film that uses Islamic symbols to produce a poetic critique of the faith and the roles Islam ascribed to men and women. Explores female exuality and the way it survives in repressive Islamic cultures.

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