Journals Higher Education

$100.00

Hardcover

Published: 05 October 2012

272 Pages | 8 b&w illustrations

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719079931


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Algerian national cinema

Guy Austin

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Algerian National Cinema explores key films from The Battle of Algiers (1966) to Mascarades (2007)
  • At a time when North African and Islamic cultures are of increasing political significance, Algerian National Cinema presents a dynamic, detailed and up to date analysis of how film has represented this often misunderstood nation
  • At a time when North African and Islamic cultures are of increasing political significance, Algerian National Cinema presents a dynamic, detailed and up to date analysis of how film has represented this often misunderstood nation
  • By the author of the critically-acclaimed Contemporary French Cinema
  • Introductions to Algerian history and to the national film industry are followed by chapters on the essential genres and themes of filmmaking in Algeria, including films of anti-colonial struggle, representations of gender, Berber cinema, and filming the
  • This thoughtful and timely book will appeal to all interested in world cinemas, in North African and Islamic cultures, and in the role of cinema as a vehicle for the expression of contested identities
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