Arab Film and Video Manifestos: Forty-Five Years of the Moving Image Amid Revolution

Arab Film and Video Manifestos: Forty-Five Years of the Moving Image Amid Revolution

by Kay Dickinson

Hardcover(1st ed. 2018)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319998008
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 12/01/2018
Series: Palgrave Studies in Arab Cinema
Edition description: 1st ed. 2018
Pages: 150
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Kay Dickinson is Professor of Film Studies at Concordia University, Canada. She is author of Arab Cinema Travels: Transnational Syria, Palestine, Dubai and Beyond (2016), as well as numerous articles on Arab film culture within such journals as Camera Obscura, Screen, Cinema Journal, and Framework. She co-edited The Arab Avant-Garde: Music, Politics, Modernity (2013), and co-wrote Film Studies: A Global Introduction (2016).

Table of Contents


1. Why the Manifesto?
2. The Naksa’s New Cinema: New Cinema Group, “Manifesto of New Cinema in Egypt” (1968)
3. Cinematic Third Worldism: “Resolutions of the Third World Filmmakers Meeting” (Algeria, 1973)
4. Cinema within Armed Struggle: “Manifesto of the Palestinian Cinema Group” (1972) and Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, “The Cinema and the Revolution”
5. The Images Are the Revolution’s”: Mosireen, “Revolution Triptych” (2013)

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