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Arabia (2010)





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ARABIA reveals a unique culture, a history full of adventure, an environment of extreme challenges, a people of strong faith, and a chance for a film to bridge cultures and reduce misunderstanding between peoples. An epic combination of historical recreations and contemporary scenes of everyday life, ARABIA follows the story of charismatic 22-year-old Arabian filmmaking student Hamzah Jamjoom as he returns home from Chicago's De Paul University to make a film about his native culture. As Hamzah discovers the roots of his people's ancient traditions, audiences will learn how Arabian society developed through history into what it is today and discover a visually striking world of fascinating heritage.
Documentary , Special Interest
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MacGillivray Freeman Films

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Helen Mirren
as Narrator

Critic Reviews for Arabia

All Critics (2) | Top Critics (1)

"Arabia" makes a pleasantly watered-down primer on Saudi Arabia, then and now.

August 18, 2011
Orlando Sentinel
Top Critic

Less a documentary than a promotional tool...

Full Review… | July 30, 2014
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Audience Reviews for Arabia

One of those glossy, feel good documentaries that doesn't tell you much. Still, it's got some great cinematography and you don't really expect more than that from an IMAX film.

Cliff Smith
Cliff Smith

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