Ten Arab filmmakers : political dissent and social critique /

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Imprint:Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2015]
Description:xiii, 254 pages ; 23 cm
Language:English
Subject:Motion pictures -- Arab countries -- History and criticism.
Motion picture producers and directors -- Arab countries.
Motion pictures -- Political aspects -- Arab countries.
Motion pictures -- Social aspects -- Arab countries.
Motion picture producers and directors.
Motion pictures.
Motion pictures -- Political aspects.
Motion pictures -- Social aspects.
Arab countries.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10309519
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Other authors / contributors:Gugler, Josef, editor.
ISBN:9780253016447 (cloth : alk. paper)
0253016444 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780253016522 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0253016525 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780253016584 (ebook)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Includes filmography.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Auteur Directors, Political Dissent, and Social Critique
  • 1. Nabil Maleh: Syria's Leopard (Syria)
  • 2. Jocelyne Saab: A Lifetime Journey in Search of Freedom and Beauty (Lebanon)
  • 3. Michel Khleifi: Filmmaker of Memory (Palestine)
  • 4. Elia Suleiman: Narrating Negative Space (Palestine)
  • 5. Youssef Chahine: Devouring Mimicries or Juggling with Self and Other (Egypt)
  • 6. Daoud Abd El-Sayed: Parody and Borderline Existence (Egypt)
  • 7. Yousry Nasrallah: The Pursuit of Autonomy in the Arab and European Film Markets (Egypt)
  • 8. Mohamed Chouikh: From Anti-colonial Commemoration to a Cinema of Contestation (Algeria)
  • 9. Merzak Allouache: (Self-)Censorship, Social Critique and the Limits of Political Engagement in Contemporary Algerian Cinema (Algeria)
  • 10. Nabil Ayouch: Transgression, Identity, and Difference (Morocco)
  • Film Index
  • Name Index