This module will introduce students to established and emerging cinemas from the Middle East. Students will view films from Iran, Turkey, Israel and the Arab world (the Levant and North Africa) to understand the socio-cultural and historical context in which these films were produced and screened. The module will also focus on the ways in which Middle Eastern films provide a portal into a wider set of social, cultural and political issues that have marked the history of the region.
The texts studied are likely to include:
Coordinator: Professor Abir Hamdar
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