Muslims & Hollywood

Reel Bad Arabs – How Hollywood Vilifies a People (50:11)

Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People . This groundbreaking documentary dissects a slanderous aspect of cinematic history that has run virtually unchallenged form the earliest days of silent film to today’s biggest Hollywood blockbusters. [Bron: YouTube]

  • Relevante links:
    Officiële website – REEL BAD ARABS | Featuring Dr. Jack Shaheen.

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  • Filosoferick reactie:

    Mmhh…zou dit invloed hebben op onze ideeen over ‘moslims’?

    Erg interessante docu! En YouTube verwijderd deze steeds?!

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The Satanic Verses Affair – Salman Rushdi

The Satanic Verses Affair – Salman Rushdi – YouTube video 1:30:00

Twenty years ago, novelist Salman Rushdie was a wanted man with a million pound bounty on his head. His novel, The Satanic Verses, had sparked riots across the Muslim world. The ailing religious leader of Iran, the Ayatollah Khomeini, had invoked a little-known religious opinion – a fatwa – and effectively sentenced Rushdie to death. Never before had a novel created an international diplomatic crisis on such a scale, and never before had a foreign Government publicly called for the killing of a private citizen of another country.

This film looks back on the extraordinary events which followed the publication of the book and the ten year campaign to get the fatwa lifted. Interviews with Rushdie’s friends and family and testimony from leaders of Britain’s Muslim community and the Government reveal the inside story of the affair. Rushdie himself was forced into hiding for nearly ten years. [Bron: YouTube]

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