The short film Jamal (1981) by Ibrahim Shaddad is a report from the life of a camel, most of which plays out in a dreary, small room – a sesame mill.
A bitterly realistic film, whose events took more than six years to unfold, follows the evolution of a group of young Tunisians working in the hay trade, tracking their movements and transformations in the ebb and flow between fragility and toughness, before and after the Tunisian revolution.
An acknowledged influence on the legendary Miles Davis, Ahmad Jamal is a famed jazz pianist who is less popular with the public than he is among other jazz musicians. This concert film features Jamal performing in a trio with drummer Crosley Payton and bassist Subu Adeyloa. They perform such standards as "My Funny Valentine," and "Autumn Leaves." The trio is joined by Gary Burton for a short set as well.
A look at the life and work of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed in 2018 after criticizing his government.
Ahmad Jamal - Live at Vienne
Ahmad Jamal & Gary Burton - Live At Midem 1981
Ahmad Jamal Trio - Live at the Munich Philharmonie
Celebrated jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal provides a stunning retrospective (of sorts) of his illustrious and influential career in this pitch-perfect performance at the 2003 Baalbeck Music Festival. Jamal performs a dozen numbers, including "Young and Foolish," "The Devil's in My Den," "I'll Always Be with You," "Topsy Turvy" and "Poinciana," all of which display his prowess. Also includes a featurette, interviews and an extensive discography.
The film chronicles the life and revolutionary times of death row political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal.
Documentary covering the case of Mumia Abu-Jamal, a black nationalist and journalist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, convicted of killing a Philadelphia police officer and sentenced to death in a trial marked by controversial prosecutorial and defense tactics and charges of racism.
This set from the legendary jazzmen Ahmad Jamal and Yusef Lateef proves that these veteran musicians have ideas that are as fresh as any they have ever had. Live at the Olympia June 27, 2012 is a set by Jamal at the piano with his quartet, featuring Reginald Veal on double bass, Herlin Riley on drums, and Manolo Badrena on percussion.
Cyrille Phipps with Paper Tiger TV (1995, color, video) 30 mins.
Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.
Story of Jamal, a Turkmen woman who is left to tend to the farm when her husband goes off to fight in WW2.
Documentary about a Persian amateur western filmmaker and the making of his latest film.
Two friends set foot to prove the existence of a local mythological creature.