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Summary: Presents the true stories of three Iraqi people who endured life in a psychiatric hospital in Baghdad during the Iraq War and then were in the streets after their hospital is decimated. The film was shot in Baghdad in 2004. The Iraqi filmmaker had a camera in one hand and an AK-47 in the other. His crew was beaten and lined up to be shot by insurgents, the 14-year old boom boy was shot in the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pathfinder Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN AHL

Al Samawi, Mohammed

Summary: "Born in the Old City of Sana'a, Yemen, to a pair of middle-class doctors, Mohammed Al Samawi was a devout Muslim raised to think of Christians and Jews as his enemy. But when Mohammed was twenty-three, he secretly received a copy of the Bible, and what he read cast doubt on everything he'd previously believed. After connecting with Jews and Christians on social media, and at various...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 AL S

El Bakkar, Mohammed.

Contents: Port Said -- Sauda sauda (Dark eyes) -- Bint il geran (Girl next door) -- Banat iskandaria (Girls of Alexandria) -- Al Jazayair (Dance of Algiers) -- Hela hope (Be careful of love) -- Haun meelee (Sway here) -- Balady (Native girl) -- Rahks Port Said (Dance of Port Said) -- Hygalo (They say I love her) -- Ah ya zain (Beautiful one).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hollywood Music Center 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD EASY LISTENING EL

Ali, Muhammad

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1975

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ALI, MUHAMMAD ALI

Ali, Muhammad

Summary: "During my boxing career, you did not see the real Muhammad Ali. You just saw a little boxing and a little showmanship. You saw only a part of me. After I retired from boxing my true work began. I have embarked on a journey of love, seeking truth, peace and understanding." So Muhammad Ali begins this spiritual memoir, his description of the values that have shaped and sustained him and that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ALI, MUHAMMAD ALI

Summary: Explores the nature of Islam and unfolds many of its inner-dimensions. It dispels many myths and discusses contributions to science and math.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 297 LEG

Summary: Wadjda, a fun-loving 10-year-old girl living in Saudi Arabia, has her heart set on a beautiful new bicycle. However, her mother won't allow it, fearing repercussions from a society that sees bicycles as dangerous to a girl's virtue. Determined to turn her dreams into reality and buy the bike on her own, Wadjda uncovers the contradictions and opportunities ingrained in her world. Hilarious,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF WAD

Muhammad, Ali Shaheed.

Contents: Black beacon-- Maré (feat Ladybug Mecca)-- It's you (feat Raphael Saadiq)-- Questions (feat Ceelo Green)-- So amazing ( feat Luther Vandross)-- Gate 54-- Do it together (Feat Bilal)-- Redneph in B-minor-- Better endeavor-- Smiling for me (feat Karolina)-- Don't keep me waiting (feat Marsha Ambrosius)-- Bitches do voodoo (feat Angela Muñoz)-- Possibilities (feat Eryn Allen Kane)-- Mission-- Dans...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Linear Labs studios 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES YOU

Rees-Jones, Trevor

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 REES-JONES, TREVOR REE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 941.085` REE

Summary: A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives, which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith, abruptly disturbed when they are forced to follow the new laws of their foreign occupants.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cohen Media Group 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF TIM

Summary: Ten of boxing's finest fighters tell what it was like to battle Muhammad Ali, the man many consider to be the best boxer ever. Ali's incomparable journey is recounted through the eyes of those who stepped through the ropes and into history. Join these respected fighters as they weigh in on 'The Greatest' and pay tribute to a living legend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FAC

Buckley, James

Summary: Presents the life of the legendary boxer who began his career as Cassius Clay, discussing his prowess in the ring, his refusal to fight in the Vietnam War, and his life after boxing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ALI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET ALI

O'Neil, Dennis

Summary: Together, the Man of Tomorrow and the Champ are two of the mightiest warriors the Earth has ever known. Now they must face their greatest challenge yet: each other!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DC Comics 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 ONE

Summary: The powerful documentary examines the life of Muhammad Ali beyond the boxing ring to offer a personal perspective on the American sporting legend. Investigating Ali's spiritual transformation includes his conversion to Islam, resistance to the Vietnam War draft, and humanitarian work. The documentary connects Ali's transcendent life story to America' struggles with race, religion, and war in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF TRI

Kronos Quartet

Contents: Placeless -- My ruthless companion -- My tresses in the wind -- I was dead -- Endless embrace -- Fate astray -- The sun rises -- Vanishing lines -- The might of love -- Far away glance -- Leyli's nightingales -- The color of moonlight -- Lover, go mad -- Eternal meadow.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CLASSICAL KRO

Muhammad, Ibtihaj

Summary: Faizah relates how she feels on the first day her sister, sixth-grader Asiya, wears a hijab to school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MUH

Summary: From the 2011 overthrow of a 30-year dictator, through military rule, and culminating with the forced military removal of the Muslim Brotherhood president in the summer of 2013, we follow a group of Egyptian activists as they battle leaders and regimes, and risk their lives to build a new society of conscience. The Egyptian Revolution has been an ongoing rollercoaster. Through the news, we...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SQU

Summary: 12-year-old Hany tries to fit in at his new governmental school after his father suddenly drops dead, leaving his mother in debt and unable to continue to afford his private education. Not only is Hany clearly from a more privileged background than the working class boys in his new class, but he is also the only Christian in a room full of Muslims.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF EXC

Summary: In 1974 the most celebrated American R&B acts of the time came together with the most renowned musical groups in Southern Africa for a 12-hour, three-night concert held in Kinshasa, Zaire. The music festival became a reality when Hugh Masekela and Stewart Levine convinced boxing promoter Don King to combine the event with the 'Rumble in the Jungle, ' the epic fight between Muhammad Ali and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC SOU

Summary: Hear from the people who knew him best, from experts of the world of boxing, relive the legendary fights and explore the life of boxing's greatest symbol, Ali.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Entertain Me Europe 2014

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Summary: A derelict oil tanker is home to cast-off members of the Sunni-Arab minority of Iran. When the owner decides to sell it, it is up to the self-proclaimed patriarch of the ship to provide a future for the people of his floating city, no matter the cost.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN IRO
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF IRO

Laraaji

Contents: All pervading (24:18) -- Bethlehem (24:38).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD NEW AGE LAR

Davidji.

Summary: For thousands of years people have tried to tap into the stillness and silence that rests within to discover their deeper selves. In Secrets of Meditation, davidji takes you there, demystifying the practice along the way and guiding the reader on an epic journey into your own consciousness. Whether you are new to meditation, a crisis meditator, or someone who has been meditating for years,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hay House Inc 2012

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Laraaji.

Contents: Shiva bhuti -- Shakti flow -- Shivaya namah ho -- Shiva shakti.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Collective Recordings 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD NEW AGE LAR