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ARB 335 / WLC 235: Arab Films

The resources highlighted in this guide will assist students interested in the study of Arab cinema / films, the Arab film industry and film as a vehicle for the exploration of Arab history and cultural identity.


Resources for Exploring Arab Countries

This page includes selected resources available through the CSU Library or freely accessible on the Internet. Use the resources to explore the historical, social, political, and cultural influences that helped shape the film industry. You will find books, encyclopedias, atlases, news sources, and articles covering: 

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  • History
  • Geography
  • Social Organization
  • Customs and Traditions
  • Religion
  • Language
  • Arts and Literature
  • Government and Political Structures
  • Economic Systems 

Additional resources can be found on these research guides.