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Cinema and society : film and social change in Pakistan

Author: Ali Khan; Ali Nobil Ahmad
Publisher: Karachi : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book presents a rich collection of critical essays, ethnographic writings, memoirs, and reflections, portraying a well-rounded picture of cinema culture and historical change in Pakistan.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ali Khan; Ali Nobil Ahmad
ISBN: 9780199402229 0199402221
OCLC Number: 945804424
Description: 398 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Pakistan and the idea of a national cinema / Hamid Dabashi --
Cinema and society: film and social change in Pakistan / Ali Nobil Ahmad --
Pakistani cinema, 1947-1997 / Mushtaq Gazdar ; abridged and introduced by Ali Khan --
The cinema of Pakistan [1969]: Dhaka / Alamgir Kabir ; abridged, introduced, and annotated by Lotte Hoek --
Modernity and its vernacular remainders in Pakistani cinema / Iftikhar Dadi --
Cinema and the city: the Ayub years / Kamran Asdar Ali --
Violence and horror in Pakistani cinema / Ali Khan and Ali Nobil Ahmad --
Neena, the inscrutable housewife / Sadaat Hassan Manto --
Art and life in Indian cinema: the films of Guru Dutt and Dilip Kumar / Zauddin Sardar --
The foot-worshipper's guide to watching Maula Jatt / Musharraf Ali Farooqi --
Pashto horror films in Pakistan / Milan Hulsing --
Photo essay 1: scenes from a receding past, Pashto cinema in Lahore / Zachary Canepari --
Film posters: reflections of change in the Pakistani film industry / Ali Khan --
Punctuating gendered values: exploring the phenomena of slaps in commercial Pakistani films / Sadaf Ahmad --
Language and ideology in Pakistani cinema / Tariq Rahman --
Goonda Raj: caste and criminality in Punjabi cinema / Rashim bin Rashid and Sher Khan --
Fascism and real estate: an inquiry into the strange death of traditional cinema halls / Ali Nobil Ahmad --
Photo essay II: filmmaking practices in Pakistan, film, technology, and media in transition / Ali Nobil Ahmad.
Responsibility: edited by Ali Khan, Ali Nobil Ahmad.
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