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Valentino's Ghost: Framing the Arab Image [View Online ]

source: Aljazeera, 23 Aug 2015  [VIDEO]

The film explores how US foreign policy in the Middle East is driving the media's negative portrayals of Arabs and Muslims.

By the 1970s, Arabs and Muslims were depicted as embodiments of evil, not only in Hollywood films, but in children's cartoons, the news, TV sitcoms, and even on radio.
What happened?
Valentino's Ghost examines the ways in which US foreign policy in the Middle East has changed the media's portrayals of Arabs and Muslims.


Valentino's Ghost  [VIDEO]

"Framing the Arab Image"

2x 47minutes

on aljazeera.com


2011: Episode-I    2015: Episode-II

Director: Michael Singh 

Producer: Catherine Jordan

 

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