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A Chronicle of Palestinian Cinema

Nurith Gertz and George Khleifi

in Palestinian Cinema

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780748634071
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748671069 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634071.003.0002
A Chronicle of Palestinian Cinema

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The chapter follows the history of Palestinian cinema, and divides it into four periods echoing the various stages of the national Palestinian struggle: the Beginning 1935–1948; the epoch of silence 1948–1967; cinema in exile 1968-1982; the return home: from 1980 to the present. It surveys the films and their Themes, the production and financial sources, the cinema and its audience, the directors and their works

Keywords: Palestinian cinema-production; audience; directors

Chapter.  22796 words. 

Subjects: Film

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