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Published: 06 January 2016

256 Pages | 60 halftones

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190262587

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Maghrebs in Motion

North African Cinema in Nine Movements

Suzanne Gauch

  • Analyzes nine key films and film cycles from Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia made in the twenty-five years leading up to the Arab Spring
  • Specific directors looked at include Farida Benlyazid, Mohamed Chouikh, Nacer Khemir, Nabil Ayouch, Lyès Salem, Nadia El Fani, Tariq Teguia, Faouzi Bensaidi, and Nejib Belkadhi
  • Examines how their work translates pre-cinematic cultures into new kinds of popular film that unsettle hierarchies of modernity and tradition

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