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Cinema in the Life and Work of Naguib Mahfouz | Abu Dhabi Film Festival

Cinema in the Life and Work of Naguib Mahfouz | Abu Dhabi Film Festival | Middle Eastern Cinema | Scoop.it
How can the image comprehend the public and the private at the same time?
ADFF Magazine is proud to present over the following few weeks a collection of articles on the Egyptian author Naguib Mahfouz and his unique relationship with cinema.
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'Not A Film,' Not When Tehran Says It Can't Be : NPR

'Not A Film,' Not When Tehran Says It Can't Be : NPR | Middle Eastern Cinema | Scoop.it
This covertly-shot not-a-film chronicles the daily frustrations of director Jafar Panahi, banned from filmmaking and placed under house arrest by the Iranian government.
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Arab Media & Society

Arab Media & Society | Middle Eastern Cinema | Scoop.it
Arab Media & Society is the primary reference for understanding the role of media in shaping Arab societies and the broader Muslim world.
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Adel Imam, Egypt Film Star, Sentenced For Insulting Islam

Adel Imam, Egypt Film Star, Sentenced For Insulting Islam | Middle Eastern Cinema | Scoop.it
CAIRO, Feb 2 (Reuters) - The Arab world's most famous comic actor, Adel Imam, has received a three-month jail sentence for insulting Islam in films and plays, a court document showed on Thursday.
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The Case of Jafar Panahi – An Interview with the Iranian Director of The Circle | Senses of Cinema

The Case of Jafar Panahi – An Interview with the Iranian Director of The Circle | Senses of Cinema | Middle Eastern Cinema | Scoop.it
Panahi speaks about the central motifs in his films and their aesthetic.
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Oscar Awards 2012: Asghar Farhadi's Oscar could take Iranian cinema to the ... - Economic Times

Oscar Awards 2012: Asghar Farhadi's Oscar could take Iranian cinema to the ... - Economic Times | Middle Eastern Cinema | Scoop.it
Cinema BlendOscar Awards 2012: Asghar Farhadi's Oscar could take Iranian cinema to the ...Economic TimesThat is also a recurrent theme in the works of new-generation Iranian filmmakers. So, just where does it come from?
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