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Oscars? When will we have “The Abdullahs?”

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Oscars? When will we have “The Abdullahs?”

Oscars? When will we have “The Abdullahs?” Hollywood has been at war with the Arab World since it produced its very first movie. And it is has only gotten worse. Hollywood is one of the biggest contributory factors fueling anti-Arab and anti-Muslim racism and hatred, despite their occasional words of “diversity.” Not since Vanessa Redgrave…

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Arab Museum hosts Women Writers Feb. 9

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Arab Museum hosts Women Writers Feb. 9

Arab Museum hosts Women Writers Feb. 9 With dynamic spoken word and compelling musical performances, the 2018Winter/Spring Global Fridays season at the Arab American National Museum is a tour de force by women of color. The season opens with Women Writers Resist!, a Black History Month celebration on Friday, Feb. 9. Leading off the evening…

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Interview with the filmmakers of “Holy Air”

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Interview with the filmmakers of “Holy Air”

Interview with the filmmakers of “Holy Air” Holy Air is a satirically sad and humorous look at Christian life in Israel. Movie review of “Holy Air” by writer and producer Shady Srour and Director Ilan Moskovitch. Arabic, English and Hebrew. Also a Podcast Interview with Srour and Moskovitch about the challenges of making a film…

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NY Theater presents Arab American struggles in Jim Crow era

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NY Theater presents Arab American struggles in Jim Crow era

NY Theater presents Arab American struggles in Jim Crow era NEW YORK THEATER COMPANY PRESENTS ARAB AMERICAN STRUGGLES IN JIM CROW SOUTH Noor Theatre makes Michigan debut at Arab American National Museum Dec. 8 as part of Museum’s Artists + Residents program  Dearborn, Mich. (Nov. 29, 2017) – The Global Fridays Fall 2017 season at…

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Adam Levinson releases new book The Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah

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Adam Levinson releases new book The Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah

Adam Levinson releases new book The Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah The Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah: Fear and Love in the Modern Middle East By Adam Valen Levinson In THE ABU DHABI BAR MITZVAH: Fear and Love in the Modern Middle East [W. W. Norton & Company; November 14, 2017; $25.95 hardcover], Valen Levinson, armed only with college…

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World Premiere set for film “Naila and the Uprising”

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World Premiere set for film “Naila and the Uprising”

World Premiere set for film “Naila and the Uprising” A Story of the Hidden Role Women Played in the Nonviolent Movement of the First Intifada receives World Premiere at DOC NYC. Film Screens at DOC NYC and IDFA in Lead-up to 30th Anniversary of First Intifada; Subjects Naila Ayesh & Zahira Kamal in New York for Premiere Just Vision…

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