Det arabiske initiativ (2008)

Conflict and conflict resolution in Cairo in the aftermath of the Danish Mohammed cartoons As a part of the Danish government's "The Arab Initiative", one of Europe's leading experts on ... See full summary »

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Lotte Mik Meyer
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Jakob Skovgaard-Petersen Jakob Skovgaard-Petersen ... Himself
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Conflict and conflict resolution in Cairo in the aftermath of the Danish Mohammed cartoons As a part of the Danish government's "The Arab Initiative", one of Europe's leading experts on Islam, the Danish scholar, Dr. Jakob Skovgaard-Petersen, is sent to Cairo with his family. His mission is to create a dialogue between the Middle East and Denmark. Complicated by the crisis following the Danish Mohammad cartoons, his brief is to mediate between differing political attitudes and cultural perceptions. In a visually engaging style, The Arab Initiative, invites us into a number of dialogues discussing related themes on religion and politics. Lotte Mik-Meyer's perceptive documentary never lapses into prejudice and simplification. Her film follows Skovgaard-Petersen in his private and professional activities, presenting poignant moments with his family as a complement to his work as a troubleshooter. It offers an intriguing insight into a highly topical conflict in which wise, innovative ... Written by Anonymous

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Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

10 November 2008 (Denmark) See more »

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The Arab Initiative See more »

Filming Locations:

Cairo, Egypt

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Budget:

DKK 2,100,000 (estimated)
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Barok Film A/S See more »
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