Arab Cinema Travels: Transnational Syria, Palestine, Dubai And Beyond by Kay DickinsonArab Cinema Travels: Transnational Syria, Palestine, Dubai And Beyond by Kay Dickinson

Arab Cinema Travels: Transnational Syria, Palestine, Dubai And Beyond

byKay Dickinson

Paperback | April 18, 2016

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Exploring the impact of travel on Arab cinema, Kay Dickinson reveals how the cinemas of Syria, Palestine and Dubai have been shaped by the history and politics of international circulation. This compelling book offers fresh insights into film, mobility and the Middle East.

Kay Dickinson is Associate Professor of Film Studies at Concordia University, Canada. She is the author of Off Key: When Film and Music Won't Work Together (Oxford University Press, 2008); the editor of Movie Music (Routledge, 2002), Teen TV (British Film Institute Publishing, 2003), and The Arab Avant-Garde: Music, Politics and Modern...
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Title:Arab Cinema Travels: Transnational Syria, Palestine, Dubai And BeyondFormat:PaperbackDimensions:232 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.62 inPublished:April 18, 2016Publisher:British Film InstituteLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1844577848

ISBN - 13:9781844577842

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.- Setting Off.- 1. Fellow Travellers: Approaches To and Through the Journey.- 2. Red and Green Stars in Broad Daylight: A Socialist Talab al-'Ilm for Syrian State Cinema.- 3. The Road of Most Resistance: Film-making of the Second Palestinian Intifada.- 4. 'Travel and Profit from It': Dubai's Forays into Film.- Outgoing Cargo.- Notes.- Bibliography.- Index.

Editorial Reviews

"Engaging and exceptionally well written, this is one of the most fascinating works of cinema studies, cultural history and cultural studies of the region that I have seen in recent years." – Kamran Rastegar, Tufts University, USA
 
"Sharp, to the point and highly enjoyable." – Anastasia Valassopoulos, University of Manchester, UK