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Film Screening: "Reel Bad Arabs"

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

This groundbreaking documentary dissects a slanderous aspect of cinematic history that has run virtually unchallenged from the earliest days of silent film to today's biggest Hollywood blockbusters. Featuring acclaimed author Dr. Jack Shaheen, the film explores a long line of degrading images of Arabs--from Bedouin bandits and submissive maidens to sinister sheikhs and gun-wielding "terrorists"--along the way offering devastating insights into the origin of these stereotypic images, their development at key points in U.S. history and why they matter so much today. 

Location: 
Auditorium, Center for Energy and Environmental Education
Contact Information
Name: 
Taylor Fowler
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