Film in the Middle East and North Africa : creative dissidence / edited by Josef Gugler.

1st ed.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2011.
xii, 369 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.


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  • 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 / 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.
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