Films By Joan Mandell

... ... Joan Mandell's documentary was filmed during a visit by an Egyptian poet/story-teller to Arab-American community centre in Michigan. Sheikh Ghanim Mansour is one of the last people alive able to recite from memory the 1000-year old, 100-hour epic tale of the Bam Hilal tribe. The purpose of his visit was, as the narrator tells " to make us think again about who we are, where we came from". ... Read more
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