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Arab filmmakers of the Middle East : a dictionary

Author: Roy Armes
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this landmark dictionary, Roy Armes details the scope and diversity of filmmaking across the Arab Middle East. Listing more than 550 feature films by more than 250 filmmakers, and short and documentary films by another 900 filmmakers, this volume covers the film production in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, and the Gulf States. An introduction by Armes locates film and filmmaking traditions in the region  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Dictionaries
Biography Dictionaries
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Armes
ISBN: 9780253355188 0253355184
OCLC Number: 464581594
Language Note: English and French.
Awards: Winner of A Choice Outstanding Academic Book of 2011.
Description: xvi, 194 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Filmmaking in divided lands --
Dictionary of filmmakers --
Feature-film chronologies --
Index of feature-film titles.
Responsibility: Roy Armes.

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