Filmmakers and Producers

Norman Cowie

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Nazareth in August
Norman Cowie, Ahmed Damian & Dan Walworth
1986, 58 min., Color
Surrounded by settlements and the encroaching Jewish city of Nazareth Elite, the life of Nazareth's 55,000 Arabs remains a daily struggle. This documentary shows Palestinian Arabs living as Israeli citizens and their efforts to gain equal rights. The video presents many of the issues that led to th...

Scenes from An Endless War (2001-2002)
Norman Cowie
2002, 32 min., Color, US
An experimental video on militarism, globalization, and the "war against terrorism." Part meditation, part commentary, Scenes employs recontextualized commercial images, rewritten news crawls, and original footage and interviews to question received wisdom and common sense assumptions about current ...

Welcome to New York
Norman Cowie
2002, 26 min., Color, US
An experimental documentary on the influence of a conservative think tank, the Manhattan Institute, on New York during the 1990's, and the response of citizens to the corporate-friendly policies of the Giuliani administration. With text, music, found footage and interviews, the tape is an irreverent...


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