Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Interview with Jack Shaheen

On Sunday, September 20th, 2009, Sounds of Cinema will include an interview with Dr. Jack Shaheen, the author of the books Guilty: Hollywood’s Verdict on Arabs after 9/11 and Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People. In this interview, Dr. Shaheen discusses how Arab stereotypes have been assimilated into the culture and how the stereotypical portrayal of Arabs in Hollywood films affects both public opinion and public policy.

Here is an extended trailer to the documentary adaptation of Reel Bad Arabs:

The entire film can be found on YouTube.

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