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Films By Rodney Giesler

Close-Up On Kuwait (Rodney Giesler, Ibrahim Abu Nab, 1961)
A portrait of fabulous Kuwait — the now fully independent oil State — shown in its context of Arab tradition and the Mohammedan faith. We see how the one great natural resource, oil, has … Read more

Dubai (Rodney Giesler, 1970)
Dubai, a tiny arid Sheikdom on the eastern corner of the Arabian Peninsula, has always looked outwards to the sea for its livelihood. First fish, then pearls, then commerce, and now, oil. ... The fil… Read more

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