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“Diva”–Dana International

The first time I learned about Dana International was on the short lived UK television series Beautiful People. In the episode entitled “How I Got My Plumes,” main characters Simon and Kylie, played by Luke Ward-Wilkerson and Layton Williams respectively, … Continue reading

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Al-Jazera

Control Room is a documentary film portraying the various perspectives that were not seen during the Iraq War in 2003. The documentary film focuses it’s attention on the Arab News Broadcast, Al Jazera, which was founded in 1996. It is … Continue reading

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“Arab Labor”

“Arab Labor” is a popular TV sitcom produced in Israel.  It premiered on an Israeli channel in 2007 and later premiered on Link TV in 2008. According to Link TV’s description, the show was created by an Israeli-born Palestinian journalist, … Continue reading

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Scheherezade: Tell Your Story!

The movie Scheherezade: Tell Your Story! is an interesting and disturbing movie about women’s sexual freedom in the Middle East. The plot focuses on the main character, Hebba, who is a famous female talk-show host in Cairo. Her husband, a … Continue reading

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TV’s Position in Differing Societies

The serial that stood out most to me was Looney Nuna. It’s a more progressive tale about a servant girl named Nuna, who applies the knowledge she learns from the school while working in a house next door. Other dramas … Continue reading

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