Director: Michael Singh
Summary: Actor Mike Farrell narrates this tale of of comedy, terror, media and 'the Arab'. Valentino's Ghost takes viewers on a journey through images of Muslims and Arabs in American popular culture. Where do the images come from? How to they relate to U.S. foreign policy needs? The image shifted from the beautiful Arab of Valentino's 'The Sheik,' to the embodiment of Evil today. What happened? What national and religious mythologies about The Second Coming, Israel, and Islam, influence the way we see - and portray - Arabs and Muslims today? From 9/11 to Abu Ghraib, newspapers to animated films, and from Abu Ghraib to 'Three Kings,' 'Valentino's Ghost' connects the dots and raises challenging questions.