Lebanese Cinema

Lebanese Cinema

Imagining the Civil War and Beyond

eBook - 2008
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Modern Lebanese cinema can best be explored in the context of the Civil War, in part because almost all the Lebanese films made since its outset in 1975 have been about this war. Lina Khatib takes 1975 Beirut as her starting point, and takes us right through to today for this, the first major book on Lebanese cinema and its links with politics and national identity. She examines how Lebanon is imagined in such films as Jocelyn Saab's "Once Upon a Time, Beirut", Ghassan Salhab's "Terra Incognita", and Ziad Doueiri's "West Beirut". In so doing, she re-examines the im.
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2008
ISBN: 9780857714282
0857714287
9781845116279
1845116275
9781441629661
1441629661
9781845116279
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxv, 214 pages) : illustrations

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