Postcolonial Images: Studies in North African Film

Postcolonial Images: Studies in North African Film

by Roy Armes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0253344441

ISBN-13: 9780253344441

Pub. Date: 02/28/2005

Publisher: Indiana University Press

In this comprehensive introduction to and resource for cinema of the Maghreb, Armes considers the political and cultural context of North African films and the film industry in the post-independence era. Includes an in-depth examination of 10 key films, a dictionary of more than 135 filmmakers, and a chronological filmography.

Overview

In this comprehensive introduction to and resource for cinema of the Maghreb, Armes considers the political and cultural context of North African films and the film industry in the post-independence era. Includes an in-depth examination of 10 key films, a dictionary of more than 135 filmmakers, and a chronological filmography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253344441
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2005
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
List of Acronyms
Introduction
Part I. Histories
1. Beginnings in the 1960s
2. The 1970s
3. The 1980s
4. The 1990s
5. Into the Present
Part II. Themes and Styles
6. An Indigenous Film Culture: El Chergui (1975)
7. History as Myth: Chronicle of the Years of Embers (1975)
8. A Fragile Masculinity: Omar Gatlato (1976)
9. Memory Is a Woman's Voice: La Nouba (1978)
10. Imag(in)ing Europe: Miss Mona (1987)
11. Defeat as Destiny: Golden Horseshoes (1989)
12. Sexuality and Gendered Space: Halfaouine (1990)
13. A Timeless World: Looking for My Wife's Husband (1993)
14. A New Future Begins: Silences of the Palace (1994)
15. A New Realism? Ali Zaoua (1999)
Conclusion
Appendix A. Dictionary of Feature Filmmakers
Appendix B. List of Films
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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