worldwrite. (2010, December 8). Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhFLW8XiP6k
In this video, Dr. Jack Shaheen discusses his book/film, Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People. Upon analyzing 1,000 films produced before 9/11, Dr. Shaheen notes that Muslims and Arabs were predominantly represented through a negative, stereotypical lens. He also highlights how US foreign relations (with Israel) influences media representation of Muslims and Arabs.
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The Teaching Against Islamophobia resources were developed with funding support from the Law Foundation of BC, and the Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies at SFU.