Critical Writing Index

Stereotypes in the Sand: The Pacific Film Archive screens a new video exploring how the western media has created a biased image of the Arab world

by Jill Hamburg

The Sanfranciscno Bay Guardian, 1990, pp. 36-37

Beginning just after Iraq's invasion of Kuwait, the article examines the depiction of Arab stereotypes in the western media. By citing examples as Lawrence of Arabia and I dream of Jeannie, the writer argues that Arabs are seen as base slaves in the western world.

ITEM 1990.037 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Introduction to the end of argumentJayce Salloum

Introduction to the end of argumentElia Suleiman