Re: Beneath the Veil

Francis C Poole (fpoole@UDel.Edu)
Mon, 1 Oct 2001 09:29:37 -0700 (PDT)

Just a follow-up. I don't think the FFH documentary is the same one
that aired on CNN. Beneath the Veil is 60 mins. in length. The FFH
program may be good, I don't know. I think we're running out of adverbs
to use with "the veil." Francis Poole

On Mon, 1 Oct 2001, Patrick Walsh wrote:

> Dear Judith,
>
> I'm not sure if this is the same program but the title is very similar so I
> thought I would post it. It's available from Films for the Humanities &
> Sciences (pricing below.)
>
> Behind the Veil: Afghan Women under Fundamentalism
> For women living in Afghanistan under repressive Taliban rule, beatings,
> rape, and enslavement are commonplace occurrences. This gripping program
> describes the massive human rights abuses that have been escalating since
> the withdrawal of Soviet forces, as seen through the eyes of women who have
> survived years of rampant gender and religious intolerance--so far.
> Resistance activities carried out by women's groups inside the country are
> also documented, as they fight for freedom and democracy. Some content may
> be objectionable. (26 minutes, color)
> #EYA12113 Video: $129 Rental: $75
>
>
> Patrick Walsh
> Films for the Humanities & Sciences
> patrick.walsh@films.com
> www.films.com
> 1-800-275-5126
> ----------
> >From: Judie Porter <porterj@ride.ri.net>
> >To: Multiple recipients of list <videolib@library.berkeley.edu>
> >Subject: Beneath the Veil
> >Date: Mon, Oct 1, 2001, 7:25 AM
> >
>
> > Does anyone know if 'Beneath the Veil' is available for purchase? It was
> > broadcast several times on CNN this weekend.
> > Judith Porter
> > Portsmouth Schools, RI
> >
>