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Film in the Middle East and North Africa : creative dissidence

Author: Josef Gugler
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A timely window on the world of Middle Eastern cinema, this remarkable overview includes many essays that provide the first scholarly analysis of significant works by key filmmakers in the region.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Film in the Middle East and North Africa.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2010
(DLC) 2010035087
(OCoLC)607973981
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Josef Gugler
ISBN: 9780292784819 0292784813
OCLC Number: 704289631
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 369 pages)
Contents: Preface --
Creative responses to conflict / Josef Gugler --
Regime critics confront censorship in Iranian cinema / Eric Egan. The hidden half (Tahmineh Milani): love, idealism, and politics / Fakhreddin Azimi --
Marriage of the blessed (Mohsen Makhmalbaf): the wounds of war and the betrayal of the revolution / Eric Egan --
Under the skin of the city (Rakhshan Bani-Etemad): under the surface contrasts / Rini Cobbey --
Stray dogs (Marziyeh Meshkini): cruelty and humanity amid hardship in Afghanistan / Eric Egan --
Tolerated parodies of politics in Syrian cinema / Lisa Wedeen. The dupes (Tawfik Saleh): three generations uprooted from Palestine and betrayed / Nadia Yaqub --
The extras (Nabil Maleh): lovers suffer the twin repressions of patriarchal culture and a police state / Josef Gugler --
Lebanese cinema and the representation of war / Lina Khatib. In the shadows of the city (Jean Khalil Chamoun): reconciling the diverse legacies of a collective memory / Edward Gibeau --
Israeli cinema engaging the conflict / Nurith Gertz and Yael Munk. Kedma (Amos Gitai): the birth of two nations at war in 1948 / Nurith Gertz, Gal Hermoni, and Yael Munk --
Avanti popolo (Rafi Bukaee): battle cry of the fallen / Judd Ne'eman and Yael Munk --
A chronicle of Palestinian cinema / Nurith Gertz and George Khleifi. Waiting (Rashid Masharawi): a scattered people waiting for a shared future / Nadia Yaqub --
Tale of the three jewels (Michel Khleifi): children living and dreaming amid violence in Gaza / Nurith Gertz and George Khleifi --
Paradise now (Hany Abu-Assad): narrating a failed politics / Nadia Yaqub --
Political film in Egypt / Walter Armbrust. Destiny (Youssef Chahine): liberal and fundamentalist Islam clash amid the splendor of twelfth-century Andalusia / Josef Gugler --
Closed doors (Atef Hetata): the attractions of fundamentalism / Josef Gugler and Kim Jensen --
Cinema and state in Tunisia / Florence Martin --
Bedwin hacker (Nadia El Fani): a hacker challenges Western domination of the global media / Josef Gugler --
From state production to cinéma d'auteur in Algeria / Roy Armes. Days of glory (Rachid Bouchareb): another vision of French history / Olivier Barlet --
Hamlet of women (Mohamed Chouikh): village chronicles from a time of terrorism / Denise Brahimi --
Morocco: a national cinema with large ambitions / Kevin Dwyer. Ali Zaoua, prince of the streets (Nabil Ayouch): the harsh life of street children and the poetics of childhood / Josef Gugler.
Responsibility: edited by Josef Gugler.

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