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Filming the Modern Middle East: Politics in the Cinemas of Hollywood and the Arab World.

by Lina Khatib
£17.99   paperback  I. B. Taurus (2006)

Filming the Modern Middle East: Politics in the Cinemas of Hollywood and the Arab World. by Lina Khatib Today the world's media have a pressing need to understand and interpret the modern Middle East. In this timely book, Lina Khatib examines how contemporary American cinema and the cinemas of the arab world contribute to this global preoccupation in their representations of Middle Eastern politics.
 
This examination of Hollywood as the dominant western interpreter of the Arab World also views the Arab world in terms of how it perceives itself and others through its films. It covers films made in the USA, Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria and Palestine over the final two decades of the last century and and into the present,

ISBN 13: 9781845111915 | ISBN 10: 1845111915

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