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Arab Cinema: History and Cultural Identity

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Arab Cinema: History and Cultural Identit

Viola Shafik

This book combines economic, ideological, and aesthetic narrative history with thought-provoking analysis. It provides an overview of cinema in the Arab world, tracing the industry's development from colonial times to the present. It analyzes the ambiguous relationship with commercial western cinema, and the effect of Egypt's market dominance in the region. ... Read more



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