Films & Other Videos
Films with: Combs, Steven
- Both and a video play /
- A semi-autobiographical short video by Jamil Khoury, both/and disrupts the dictates of "either/or" and "us vs. them", imagining identities that are holistic and non-fragmented. In both/and, the characters of Jamil, Arab Man, and Gay Man explore and explore and explode the constructed boundaries between American and Arab, Arab American and gay, and for-profit and not-for-profit.
- DVD 9694
- Not quite white : Arabs, Slavs, and the contours of contested whiteness /
- Inspired by Jamil Khoury's short play WASP: White Arab Slovak Pole, Not Quite White: Arabs, Slavs, and the Contours of Contested Whiteness is a thought-provoking documentary that explores the complicated relationship of Arab and Slavic immigrants to American notions of whiteness. The film integrates scenes from WASP alongside interviews with Arab American and Polish American academics who reflect upon contested and probationary categories of whiteness and the use of anti-Black racism as a "whitening" dye.
- DVD 9075