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

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

Lina Khatib

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ISBN : 9781845111915
Paperback
256 pages
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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. SheMoreLina 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 cinemas role as a tool of nationalism in the US and the Arab world, and the challenges the Arab cinemas present to Hollywoods dominant representations of Middle Eastern politics.