Humor In Middle Eastern Cinema

Author: Gayatri Devi
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
ISBN: 0814339387
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They also trace diasporic issues in the distinctive cinema of India and Pakistan. This insightful collection will introduce readers to a variety of contemporary Middle Eastern cinema that has attracted little critical notice.

Historical Dictionary Of Middle Eastern Cinema

Author: Terri Ginsberg
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810873643
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Middle Eastern cinema is the product of multiple countries and regions,
intersected by a series of recurring themes and ... which has, with only limited
resources, produced an extraordinary corpus of challenging, often darkly
humorous, films ...

The Homoerotics Of Orientalism

Author: Joseph A. Boone
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231521820
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Mappings of Male Desire in Narratives of the Near and Middle East Joseph A.
Boone. homoerotics of Orientalism has extended beyond art and photography
and left its mark on a variety of visual products, from cartoons to advertisements,
from book jacket covers to cinema. ... Nineteenth-century colonialism and political
humor come together in the illustration of the ephebe-like Egyptian Pet in an
1891 ...

An Accented Cinema

Author: Hamid Naficy
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691043913
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... short (eleven minutes long) about an African emigre mother and her children
who live in the cramped spaces of a dreary house near an airport in England. ...
cruel, sometimes humorous ways. ... that in the late 1990s unfairly targeted
people of Middle Eastern origin or people with Middle Eastern names (Lewis
1997, A10).

Storytelling In World Cinemas Volume 1

Author: Lina Khatib
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231850077
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Asfour, N. (2000) 'The Politics of Arab Cinema: Middle Eastern Filmmakers Face
up to their Reality', Cineaste, 26, 1, 46–8. ... The Cinema of North Africa and the
Middle East. ... Gabriel, J. (2002) 'Chronicles of Dark Humor', Al Jadid, Fall, 8,41.

A Critical History Of German Film

Author: Stephen Brockmann
Publisher: Camden House
ISBN: 1571134689
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In fact, one group sued Haussmann for purportedly trivializing the East German
dictatorship.39 However, such criticisms went nowhere ... success with NVA —
Der Film, a humorous movie based on life in the East German National People's
Army (Nationale Volksarmee or NVA). ... and it seemed that by the middle of the
second decade after reunification the trend toward Ostalgie had abated
somewhat.

The Fall Of The Roman Empire

Author: Martin M. Winkler
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118589815
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East. Persians, Arabs, Turks, and other Near Eastern peoples are all tarred with
the same cliché-ridden brush. Movies ... Ben-Hur (1959) Sheik Ilderim – his name
is more Turkish than Arabic – is a sympathetic figure who adds some humor to ...

Being Becoming The Cinemas Of Asia

Author: Aruna Vasudev
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780333938201
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A rare film, this one, full of humour, and one of the biggest hits of the decade in
Lebanon. Finally, Chickpeas (Hommos, 1995), by the Lebanese-Armenian Nigol
Bezjian, is the first film to deal with the present situation of Middle Eastern ...

The Routledge Companion To Film History

Author: William Guynn
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136899391
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Humor had never been part of Grierson's repertoire but others, notably Mark
Lewis, also made it central; his Cane ... The collapse of Soviet communism led to
a flowering of documentary in Eastern Europe, often more in pre than postDirect
Cinema modes, for example Belovi (“The Belovs,” ... in Latin America, or, more
recently, in the Middle East, documentary production traditions were being
established.