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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 78–82.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Kaveh Bassiri Daughter . Mirkarimi Reza , director ( Le Cannet, France : Dreamlab Films , 2016 ). Lollipop . Farahbakhsh Hossein , director ( Tehran : Pouya Film , 2016 ). Last Time When You Saw Sahar? Motamen Farzad , director ( Tehran : Motamen , 2016...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 104–107.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Nancy L. Stockdale Films screened at Arab Film Festival Texas ,, Wadjda . Al Mansour Haifaa , director (Saudi Arabia/Germany, 2012) Nesma’s Birds . Ali Najwan and Ali Medoo , directors (Iraq/United Kingdom/Netherlands, 2013) Om Amira . Ismail Naji...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 80–106.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Catherine Sawers This article explores the gendered subtext of film criticism that both praises and vilifies Gillo Pontecorvo’s Bataille d’Alger . The female characters play a prominent role in the film’s action, and, in particular, the women’s roles underscore the film’s ideological emphasis on...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 103–116.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Middle Eastern women, but marks a bold and evolving interface between modernist Iranian literature and contemporary Iranian immigrant literature. Works discussed in depth include the photographs and films of Shirin Neshat and Maryam Habibian’s play Forugh’s Reflecting Pool. Jasmin Darznik is...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 35–59.
Published: 01 July 2006
... their societies. Crusading female journalists, feminist film producers/directors, publishers, and feminist cyber “bloggers” are strategically using old and new media to participate in the production and dissemination of alternative knowledge and the creation of transgressive spaces. Loubna H...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 163–164.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Rhoda Kanaaneh Paradise Lost ( Mara’ana Ebtisam ) 2003 , 56 minutes Copyright © 2005 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2005 FILM REVIEWS  163 Paradise Lost (Ebtisam Mara’ana...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 246–251.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Salam Al-Mahadin Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 W onder Woman (dir. Patty Jenkins, 2017), a US film based on a DC Comics superhero, was released to rave reviews in the United States even as it was mired in controversy related to its Israeli female...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 123–125.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Hosna Sheikholeslami Veiled Voices , Maher Brigid . Syria, Egypt, Lebanon, USA : Typecast Films , 2009 . 59 minutes. ISBN 4351912238 . Copyright © 2011 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2011 FILM REVIEW mn  123...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 242–245.
Published: 01 July 2018
... streets of Istanbul and watched with sorrow their hungry faces too proud to beg for money. I decided to film the human faces of this tragedy. The first documentary I directed on the Syrian crisis was about the schooling problems of refugee kids at the Turkish-Syrian border right after the war began in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 137–139.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Anne-Marie McManus The Light in Her Eyes , Meltzer Julia Nix Laura . New York : Cinema Guild , 2012 . 87 minutes. ISBN 0-7815-1415-0 . Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2013 film review  mn  137...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 230–232.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Zeynep Kurtuluş Korkman Clair obscur/Tereddüt . Directed by Yeşim Ustaoğlu . Unafilm, Ustaoğlu Film, Slot Machine, and Aeroplan Film , 2016 . Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 Clair obscur is a film about the unlikely encounter of two...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 312–314.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Mona L. Russell Love, Theft, and Other Entanglements . A film by Alayan Muayad . Palcine Productions , 2015 . 93 minutes. (Arabic with English subtitles). Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 For most of Muayad Ayalan’s first full-length...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 March 2006
... “mixed marriage”: her father is a Serb and her mother a Croat (presumably why she is curiously identified in some of the film’s promotional material as “a Serbo-Croat She came to the US in 1992 at the age of eighteen to be an exchange student but, as she stresses, stayed because of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 442–444.
Published: 01 November 2017
... travels in unpredictable ways that challenge our understandings of the relation between the United States and the rest of the world. Working across film, literature, and popular culture, Edwards argues that, rather than endless ludic circulation, globalization produces “end points, perhaps even dead ends...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 138–140.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Ezzat Goushegir Copyright © 2006 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2006 138  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES BOOK REVIEWS  FILM REVIEWS  Women’s Prison...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 157–162.
Published: 01 July 2005
... FILM REVIEWS  157 FILM REVIEWS  The Ladies Room (Mahnaz Afzali) 2003, 55 minutes Iranian Journey (Maysoon Pachachi) 2003, 54 minutes Women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 137–139.
Published: 01 November 2013
... in Cairo Press, 2012. 229 pages. ISBN: 978-977-416-484-12. Reviewed by Frances S. Hasso, Duke University This monograph by Nadia Sonneveld is divided into two parts. It offers a media analysis of public debates and popular culture, including relevant films and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 83–85.
Published: 01 March 2018
... cinema genre ( film farsi ). These cafés and cabarets became marked as “immoral” and the cabaret dancer a “contentious commodity” associated with prostitution (70–71). Meftahi closely analyzes how prerevolutionary films construct the cabaret dancer as “out of control” and her audiences as “degenerate...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 167–169.
Published: 01 July 2014
... received her B.A. from the Univer- sity of California, Berkeley, in Near Eastern Studies, and her Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in Religious Studies. Catherine Sawers is an actor, screenwriter, film scholar, and poet living in Los Angeles, CA. Before receiving...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 41–52.
Published: 01 March 2014
... out of the experience—The Cries of Coral, written in Suakin in 1974, during the filming of The Dislocation of Amber, and the other, written the next year, Seasons of Discontent, a series of politi- cal poems and art. Both are collaborations with Sudanese. Hale was invited by the late Hussein...