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Edward Said (I) (1935–2003)

Edward Said was born on November 1, 1935 in Jerusalem, Palestine as Edward William Said. He was married to Mariam Cortas and Maire Jaanus. He died on September 24, 2003 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 2008 Milh Hadha al-Bahr (in memory of)
 2005 Knowledge Is the Beginning (TV Movie) (in memory of)
 2002 Tragedy in the Holy Land: The Second Uprising (Video documentary) (special thanks)
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 2004 Edward Said: The Last Interview (Documentary)
 2002 Democracy Now! (TV Series)
- Episode dated 1 January 2002 (2002) ... Himself
 2000 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 28 July 2000 (2000) ... Himself - Guest
 1999 El Akhar
 1999 The 20th Century: A Moving Visual History (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself - Columbia University
 1993 Arena (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Host
- Edward Said: The Idea of Empire (1993) ... Himself - Host
 1992 Pontecorvo: The Dictatorship of Truth (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Presenter
 1992 The Face of Tutankhamun (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself - Author 'Orientalism'
- Heads in the Sand (1992) ... Himself - Author 'Orientalism' (as Professor Edward Said)
 1988 Exiles: Edward Said (TV Movie documentary)
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 2012 BBC Proms (TV Series)
 2011 Great Thinkers: In Their Own Words (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- The Culture Wars (2011) ... Himself
 2011/I Ethos (Documentary)
Himself - Columbia University
 2005 Knowledge Is the Beginning (TV Movie)

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Other Works:

"The Question of Palestine" (non-fiction book) See more »

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Alternate Names:

Professor Edward Said

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