Filming the Modern Middle East

Filming the Modern Middle East

Politics in the Cinemas of Hollywood and the Arab World

eBook - 2006
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Lina Khatib examines the cinematic depictions of major political issues, from the Arab-Israeli conflict to the Gulf War, to Islamic fundamentalism, looking at films made in the US, in Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria and Palestine. She explores cinema's role as a tool of nationalism in the US and the Arab world, and the challenges the Arab cinemas present to Hollywood's dominant representations of Middle Eastern politics.
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed in the United States by Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
ISBN: 9781845111915
1845111915
9781845111922
1845111923
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 242 p.) : ill.
Additional Contributors: ebrary, Inc
Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK

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