movie poster of Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People
7.5
DocumentaryHistoryWar
Release Date: 1-11-2006

Who worked on this film

  • Jeremy Earp, Sut Jhally
    Director
  • Bo Derek
    Actor
  • Ana Obregón
    Actor
  • Jack Shaheen
    Actor
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Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People

movie poster of Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People

Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People

7.5
Release Date: 1-11-2006
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Synopsis

This 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. 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 US history, and why they matter so much today.

Who worked on this film

  • Jeremy Earp, Sut Jhally
    Director
  • Bo Derek
    Actor
  • Ana Obregón
    Actor
  • Jack Shaheen
    Actor
See more

Currently you can find Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People streaming via Kanopy or YouTube. We'll update this page if we find more streaming options.

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