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Arab cinema : history and cultural identity

Author: Viola Shafik
Publisher: Cairo, Egypt ; New York : The American University in Cairo Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New rev. edView all editions and formats
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"Since it was first published in 1998, Viola Shafik's Arab Cinema: History and Cultural Identity has become an indispensable work for scholars of film and the contemporary Middle East. Combining detailed narrative history - economic, ideological, and aesthetic - with thought-provoking analysis, Arab Cinema provides a comprehensive overview of cinema in the Arab world, tracing the industry's development from colonial  Read more...
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Shafik, Viola, 1961-
Arab cinema.
Cairo, Egypt ; New York : The American University in Cairo Press, 2007
(OCoLC)647289427
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Viola Shafik
ISBN: 9789774160653 9774160657
OCLC Number: 155852789
Description: vi, 311 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The history of Arab cinema --
Artistic roots of Arab cinema --
Cultural identity and genre --
Conclusion --
Arab cinema today : a postscript.
Other Titles: Arabische Film.
Responsibility: Viola Shafik.

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Intended for scholars of film and the contemporary Middle East, this title provides a comprehensive overview of cinema in the Arab world, tracing the industry's development, since colonial times. It  Read more...

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