Event Title

Towards a Palestinian Third Cinema

Streaming Media

Description

Palestinian revolution, including Jean-Luc Godard and Masao Adachi whose works have received considerable critical attention since they first appeared. Less well known are the works of Palestinian and other Arab filmmakers of that time who were committed to making films within the Palestinian revolution. This presentation describes some of their works and their relationship to the more famous Palestinian works of European and Japanese filmmakers.

About the Lecturer: Nadia Yaqub (PhD University of California, Berkeley, 1999), is professor of Arabic language and culture in the department of Asian studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research addresses film, gender, and literature from the Arab world. She is the author of Pens Swords and the Springs of Art: The Oral Poetry Dueling of Weddings in the Galilee (Brill 2006) and Palestinian Cinema in the Days of Revolution (University of Texas Press 2018). She also coedited Bad Girls of the World (University of Texas Press 2017) with Rula Quawas.

Document Type

Event

Start Date

6-3-2019 4:00 PM

End Date

6-3-2019 5:20 PM

Location

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Resource Type

Moving image

Duration

1:14:02

Title of Series

World Issues Forum

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Subjects – Topical (LCSH)

Motion picture producers and directors--Palestine; Motion picture industry--Palestine--History; Motion pictures--Philosophy; Motion picture producers and directors--Arab countries

Geographic Coverage

Palestine

Type

Moving Image

Keywords

Palestinian revolution, Palestinian filmmakers, Arab filmmakers

Rights

This resources is displayed for educational purposes only and may be subject to U.S. and international copyright laws.

Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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Towards a Palestinian Third Cinema

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Palestinian revolution, including Jean-Luc Godard and Masao Adachi whose works have received considerable critical attention since they first appeared. Less well known are the works of Palestinian and other Arab filmmakers of that time who were committed to making films within the Palestinian revolution. This presentation describes some of their works and their relationship to the more famous Palestinian works of European and Japanese filmmakers.

About the Lecturer: Nadia Yaqub (PhD University of California, Berkeley, 1999), is professor of Arabic language and culture in the department of Asian studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research addresses film, gender, and literature from the Arab world. She is the author of Pens Swords and the Springs of Art: The Oral Poetry Dueling of Weddings in the Galilee (Brill 2006) and Palestinian Cinema in the Days of Revolution (University of Texas Press 2018). She also coedited Bad Girls of the World (University of Texas Press 2017) with Rula Quawas.