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Title Edward Said on Orientalism / Media Education Foundation ; executive producer & director, Sut Jhally ; producer & editor, Sanjay Talreja
Published [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file, 40 min.)
Summary Based on Edward Said's influential book, On Orientalism, this engaging and lavishly illustrated video examines the context within which he conceived the book, as well as his cultural analysis of media representations of the Middle East and Islam. In a post-9/11 world, this video provides an indispensable perspective
Credits Camera and sound, Steven McCarthy, Sanjay Talreja, Viveca Greene ; music, Ravi Shankar, Philip Glass, Stuart Dempster
Event Originally produced by Media Education Foundation in 1998
Audience Grade 9+
Higher education
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
In Media Education Foundation Collection
Subject Imperialism.
Media (Ancient kingdom)
Asia -- Foreign public opinion, Western.
Asia -- Study and teaching.
Middle East -- Foreign public opinion, Western.
Middle East -- Study and teaching.
Middle East.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Jhally, Sut.
Smith, Jeremy, 1972-
Talreja, Sanjay.
Watson, Nessim
Kanopy (Firm)
Other Titles On Orientalism