Ideology In Turkish Cinema by Mustafa MencutekinIdeology In Turkish Cinema by Mustafa Mencutekin

Ideology In Turkish Cinema

byMustafa Mencutekin

Paperback | July 16, 2014

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Mencutekin takes on the role of ideology in the history of Turkish cinema critically analyzing the values and ideas that have shaped the message and stories of Turkish movies. This study is based on the thesis that to truly explore the specific issues currently vexing Turkish cinema, one has to confront the aesthetic, technological, and ideological assumptions in the deeply nationalistic and secular approach to Turkish cinema and how they engage with the real social values of Turkish society. If one hopes to attain a cinema purified from all kinds of crisis, more democracy is required to create a cinema that is at peace with the past, present, and future of Turkish society.
Mustafa Mencutekin finished his PhD on cinema at Istanbul University, School of Communication, in 2001. He has penned and published several articles in Turkish and English about the communicative and morphological sides of film and cinema. His personal hobbies include active guitar playing, studying new cultures, philosophy of visualit...
Title:Ideology In Turkish CinemaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9 × 6.05 × 0.36 inPublished:July 16, 2014Publisher:Blue Dome PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1935295500

ISBN - 13:9781935295501

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