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Ten Arab Filmmakers: Political Dissent and Social Critique Josef Gugler

Ten Arab Filmmakers: Political Dissent and Social Critique

Josef Gugler

Published June 29th 2015
ISBN : 9780253016447
Hardcover
272 pages
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Ten Arab Filmmakers provides an up-to-date overview of the best of Arab cinema, offering studies of leading directors and in-depth analyses of their most important films. The filmmakers profiled here represent principal national cinemas of the ArabMoreTen Arab Filmmakers provides an up-to-date overview of the best of Arab cinema, offering studies of leading directors and in-depth analyses of their most important films. The filmmakers profiled here represent principal national cinemas of the Arab world Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, and Syria. Although they have produced many of the region s most-renowned films and gained recognition at major international festivals, with few exceptions these filmmakers have received little critical attention. All ten share a concern with giving image and voice to people struggling against authoritarian regimes, patriarchal traditions, or religious fundamentalism theirs is a cinema engage.The featured directors are Daoud Abd El-Sayed, Merzak Allouache, Nabil Ayouch, Youssef Chahine, Mohamed Chouikh, Michel Khleifi, Nabil Maleh, Yousry Nasrallah, Jocelyne Saab, and Elia Suleiman.