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Hostage: The Bachar Tapes

Raad, Walid. Lebanon; USA. 2000.

Title:
Hostage: The Bachar Tapes
Alternate Title:
Hostage: The Bachar Tapes [English Version]
Found on compilation title:
Radical Closure, Program 1: The Captives
Director:
Raad, Walid
Production Co:
The Atlas Group; c-hundred group
Country:
Lebanon; USA
Year:
2000
Description:
DVD - Region 1.   reference copy.
Short.   16 minutes.   color.   sound.   fullscreen
Language:
English with English subtitles
Genre:
Experimental / Avant Garde; War; Documentary
Notes:
The "Western Hostage Crisis" is examined through the testimony of Souheil Bachar. Mr. Bachar was held hostage in Lebanon between 1983 and 1993. What is remarkable about Souheil's captivity is that he was the only Arab to have been detained with the Western hostages kidnapped in Beirut in the 1980's. In fact, Souheil was held for 3 months in 1985 in the same cell as five American men: Terry Anderson, Thomas Sutherland, Benjamin Weir, Marting Jenco, and David Jacobsen.
Restriction on viewing / access:
For onsite reference viewing only.
Status:
IN