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Summary: This film explores the 20-year relationship between two families, one Israeli and one Palestinian. Danae Elon last saw her childhood caregiver in 1991, and she seeks here to discover what happened to Musa, the Palestinian who helped raise her from her infancy until she joined the Israeli army. Her quest takes her to Paterson, NJ, where he had sent his own children to school, and she finds...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: GeoQuest Entertainment Group, Ltd. 2006

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

Fadl, Mahmoud.

Contents: The Drummers of the Nile. Maqsoum (2:38) ; Darig Masri (2:10) ; Hagala (2:06) ; Falahi (2:08) -- Nagrashad. Halawa Ya (2:54) -- South Nubian & Sudanese Rhythms. Mardoum (2:03) ; Saira (1:41) ; Shaygiya (1:57) ; Dishka (2:13) ; Karachi (1:56) ; Wahda (2:02) -- A night on Mohamed Ali street. Aament Bellah (12:03) -- Traditional Nubian Rythms. Koumbakash (1:40) ; Kiechade (1:55) ; Kaff (Ollin...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Piranha 1997

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Darwish, Mahmoud

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 892.7 DAR

Summary: A filmmaker travels to a remote mountain village secretly planning to record a local ritual ceremony surrounding an old dying woman. He befriends a local boy who ultimately becomes his informant on the fate of the old woman. As the rustling wind, golden light, and deep shadows of the village cast an alluring spell, the deathwatch drags on as the woman stubbornly clings to life, leaving the crew...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2002

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

Mahmoody, Mahtob.

Summary: The author tells the story of her and her mother's escape from an abusive, fanatical Iranian father when she was six, as well as how she lived her subsequent life under the shadow of fear of her menacing father, and eventually was healed by her faith in God.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nelson Books 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 MAH

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MAHMOODY, MAHTOB MAH

Mahmoody, Betty.

Summary: The author describes her cultural readjustment to America after escaping from Iran with her daughter, her fear of her husband's revenge, and her frustration with a legal system unable to offer her protection.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 MAH

Mahmoody, Betty.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Paperbacks 1988

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: B MAHMOODY MAH

Mahood, Jan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.7 MAH

Summary: American Betty Mahmoody goes with her daughter and her Iranian-born husband to his native Iran for a vacation. Soon Betty discovers her husband doesn't intend to ever return to America. He will let her go, but her daughter must stay. As a stranger in a foreign police state, Betty has no money, no friends, no rights, and makes a desperate, heroic bid to escape with her child.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2001

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA NOT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD NOT RATED PG-13

Summary: Comprised of a miniseries featuring three 46 minute episodes, the group of filmmakers interview the global community, ranging from political figures to on-the-street citizen dialogue, in the Western, European, and indigenous Arabic communities. Examines the dominant discourse on terrorism in the United States and Europe, and offers critics an opportunity to respond. The film casts a critical...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arab Film Distribution 2007

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

Melman, Yossi.

Summary: Inspired by hate and surrounded by fundamentalist leaders in a country that may soon possess nuclear weapons, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad poses the most serious threat to world peace, even while he shrewdly manipulates public opinion at home. Until now, Americans have known little about him. Since his election in June 2005, Ahmadinejad has accelerated his country's nuclear research; called for the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graf Publishers 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 955.0544 MEL

Mamou (Musical group)

Contents: Dance on the bayou (Danse de la bayou) (3:50) -- Papa et Pépère (4:35) -- Opelousas sostan (2:23) -- It's raining (2:34) -- Joli cœur (3:42) -- Homme a pitier (Man to pity) (3:38) -- Valse de la vie (Waltz of life) (3:41) -- Ugly day stomp (3:56) -- Big Mamou (3:50) -- La danse de Mardi Gras (4:40).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 1992

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/NORTH AMERICAN MAM

Mamou Prairie Band

Contents: Port Arthur (3:42) -- Blue runner (3:16) -- Cette la j'aime : et comme un 'tit oiseaux (2:46) -- Jig francais (2:27) -- Grand prairie waltz (4:09) -- Chameaux one step (3:34) -- Johnnie can't dance (2:49) -- Dance carre (2:35) -- Jolie blonde (4:19) -- Lemonade song (2:33) -- Les grand bois (3:07) -- Grand mallet (2:51) -- Chere be-be creole (3:13) -- One step a McGee (2:47) -- Courville's...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Swallow 1996

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/NORTH AMERICAN Mamou

Summary: "The little known [fictionalized] story of a handful of Muslim agents who fought for the French Resistance, and who used the Mosque of Paris as the base for operations that included rescuing Jewish fugitives and assassinating Vichy informants." --

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: France télévisions distribution 2012

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

Summary: "A group of hedonistic middle-aged friends gather eatch night on a luxurious houseboat for dancing, love-making and smoking hashish. When a young news reporter visits the houseboat to write a story on the group, she is outraged to learn the tragic depths of their social alienation"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arab Film Distribution 2004

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

Evans, Richard Paul

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Summary: In 1975, single mother Elle Sheen finds unexpected revelations and healing in her relationship with recently returned Vietnam POW William Smith, whose personal demons have created a stir in their small Utah community.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audioworks, Simon & Schuster Audio 2019

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Summary: "[H]andsome young Tariq is about to marry Bilquis, eldest daughter of a prominent and powerful judge. But as he wanders the ancient city of Sana'a late one night, he spots a beautiful young woman dancing in the street and falls madly in love with her. Before long, the young groom must choose between following his heart and protecting his family's honor."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

Summary: A seemingly random group of people find themselves in a state of confusion as they attempt to return home. What they don't know is that they have been dead for several years, and no one is expecting them back. Buried secrets emerge as they grapple with reality, struggling to reintegrate with their friends and families. But they aren't the only ones back from the dead. Their arrival coincides...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV RET

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Summary: A street rat frees a genie from a lamp, granting all of his wishes and transforming himself into a charming prince to marry a beautiful princess. But soon, an evil sorcerer becomes fixated on securing the lamp for his own sinister purposes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Shakespeare, William

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cambridge University Press 1987

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 822.33 SHA

Summary: Director Raouf blends the testimony of a group of Iranians with historical footage and original artwork to honour political activists from Iran.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: National Film Board of Canada 2002

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

Plankton Wat.

Summary: Plankton Wat is the solo guise of Dewey Mahood, known for his work in Eternal Tapestry, Garden Sound (w/Barn Owl), Edibles, Bloodbiker, et al. Spirits is Plankton Wat's debut multi-format release, following an LP release on DNT and many sold out cassettes and CDrs on imprints such as Sloow Tapes, Digitalis, Blackest Rainbow, Sweat Lodge Guru and Stunned. Plankton Wat brings together Mahood's...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Thrill Jockey 2012

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK PLA

Contents: Rosa, tomorrow is not Sunday (Dennis McGee) (2:33) -- Hack a 'tit Moreau (Bonsoir, Moreau) (Bois-Sec Ardoin and Canray Fontenot) (3:41) -- KLFY waltz (Aldus Roger) (2:42) -- Zydeco sont pas salé (Clifton Chenier) (3:13) -- La valse du Grand Chemin (Felix Richard) (3:24) -- Paper in my shoe = Papier dans mon soulier (Boozoo Chavis) (3:08) -- Madeleine (Zachary Richard) (3:17) -- La misère m'a...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rounder 1992

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/NORTH AMERICAN CAJ

Contents: Bayou ruler (4:08) -- Laisse-moi connaître (2:57) -- My true love (Voyage d'amour) (4:02) -- Tough get going (3:03) -- King Zydeco (3:18) -- La rosée (3:33) -- All for the better (3:54) -- J'ai été-z-au bal (3:57) -- Chez personne (3:58) -- Clin d'oiel (The wink) (3:33) -- Je suis pas un couillon (3:17) -- Mama told papa (3:18) -- Let me know (3:00).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 1998

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/NORTH AMERICAN RIL