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Media critic Jack Shaheen‘s Reel Bad Arabs was produced in 2006 by the Media Education Foundation. The documentary film tackles the negative and stereotypical representation of Arabs in Hollywood movies. Shaheen argues that Hollywood’s  degrading images of Arabs date back to the days of silent film and that the reason is politics. Jack Valenti, former President of the Motion Picture Association of America once said:

Washington and Hollywood spring from the same DNA

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