Item description for The Cinema of North Africa and the Middle East (24 Frames) by Gonul Donmez-colin & Abbas Kiarostami...
The Cinema of North Africa and the Middle East contains twenty-four essays, each concerning an individual film from Morocco all the way to Iran. The volume explores not only the established film cultures of Turkey, Egypt, and Israel, but also the nascent cinemas of Palestine and Syria. Selected films include Cairo Station (Egypt, 1958), The Runner (Iran, 1989), Once Upon a Time, Beriut (Lebanon, 1994), Ten (Iran, 2002), and Uzak (Turkey, 2003). With a preface by Cannes Palme d'Or-winning director Abbas Kiarostami, The Cinema of North Africa and the Middle East unveils a diverse region of filmmaking.
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Gonul Donmez-Colin is a film scholar specializing in the cinemas of Central Asia and the Middle East. She is the author of "Women,"" Islam and Cinema," "Cinemas of the Other: A Personal Journey with Filmmakers from the Middle East and Central Asia," and "The Cinema of North Africa and the Middle East,"
Gonul Donmez-Colin has an academic affiliation as follows - Independent scholar, France.