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Out of Cordoba [videorecording] : Averroes and Maimonides in their time and ours / MLK Producciones ... [et al.] present ; a co-production of Jacob Bender, MLK Producciones ; produced by José Antonio Hergueta, Jacob Bender ; written and directed by Jacob Bender
Alternate Title Also known as: Sabios de Córdoba [videorecording]
Averroes and Maimonides in their time and ours [videorecording]
[New York?] : Jacob Bender, c2010
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  BR1610 .O98 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Religious tolerance
Religious pluralism
Religious fundamentalism
Subject Averroës, 1126-1198
Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204
Subject(s) Religious tolerance -- Spain -- Córdoba -- History -- To 1500
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Physical Description 1 videodisc (82 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD; NTSC; 16:9 widescreen format; Dolby digital 2.0
Language Chiefly in English with some Spanish and French subtitled in English
Performer/Participant Featuring Jacob Bender; with J. Rolando Matalon, María Rosa Menocal, Sebastián de la Obra. Mansur Escudero, Miguel Ángel Moratinos, André Azoulay, Armaund Guigui, Mohamed Mesbahi, Abdelwahab Meddeb, Mohamed Arkoun, Michael Barry, Moataz al Foujiri, Khaled Youssef, Menacham Kellner, Arik Ascherman, David B. Burrell
Credits Cinematography, Leif Karpe ; editor, Martin Kayser-Landwehr ; original music, Antonio Meliveo
Note Originally produced as motion picture in 2010
Summary Explores the legacy of the two medieval philosophers from Cordoba, Spain: Averroes the Muslim and Moses Maimonides the Jew. The film aims to define their contemporary importance for interfaith relations, and especially for Muslims, Jews, and Christians struggling against religious extremism. The film explores questions such as: will there be an inevitable "clash of civilizations" between the West and the Islamic world, are Jews and Muslims eternal enemies incapable of peaceful coexistence, and finally, does religious faith lead inevitably to xenophobia and violence?
NOTE CAMPUS USE ONLY SCREENING RIGHTS ; NOT FOR HOME USE
CANNOT BE INTERLIBRARY LOANED
Alternate Author Bender, Jacob
MLK Producciones

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