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Dreams of a Nation: On Palestinian Cinema

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Over the last quarter-century, Palestinian cinema has emerged as a major artistic force on the global scene. Deeply rooted in the historic struggles for national self-determination, this cinema is the single most important artistic expression of a much-maligned people. In Dreams of a Nation, filmmakers, critics and scholars discuss the extraordinary social and artistic significance of Palestinian film. It is the only volume of its kind in any language.

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A lively celebration of the genius and power of Palestinian cinema.

Synopsis:

Over the last quarter-century, Palestinian cinema has emerged as a major artistic force on the global scene. Deeply rooted in the historic struggles for national self-determination, this cinema is the single most important artistic expression of a much-maligned people. In Dreams of a Nation, filmmakers, critics and scholars discuss the extraordinary social and artistic significance of Palestinian film. It is the only volume of its kind in any language.

About the Author

Hamid Dabashi is the Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. He is the founder of Dreams of a Nation: A Palestinian Film Project, committed to the preservation and dissemination of Palestinian cinema.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781844670888
Author:
Dabashi, Hamid
Publisher:
Verso
Preface:
Said, Edward W.
Preface:
Said, Edward
Contribution by:
Al-Qattan, Omar
Contribution:
Al-Qattan, Omar
Author:
al-Qattan, Omar
Author:
Taoufiq bin Amor
Author:
Khleifi, Michel
Author:
Naficy, Hamid
Author:
Said, Edward
Author:
Abu-Manneh, Bashir
Author:
Hassan, Nizar
Author:
Rastegar, Kamran
Author:
Shohat, Ella
Author:
Jacir, Annemarie
Author:
bin Amor, Taoufiq
Author:
Massad, Joseph
Author:
Said, Edward W.
Subject:
Motion pictures
Subject:
Palestine
Subject:
Film & Video - History & Criticism
Subject:
Film - History & Criticism
Subject:
Film and Television-History and Criticism
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
September 2006
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
213
Dimensions:
8 x 8 in

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