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Author Marks, Laura U., 1963- author

Title Hanan al-cinema : affections for the moving image / Laura U. Marks
Published Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : The MIT Press, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 400 pages) : illustrations
Series Leonardo
Leonardo (Series) (Cambridge, Mass.)
Contents Introduction -- Cinematic friendships : intercessors, collectives, perturbations -- The language of terrorism : Elia Suleiman's film practice -- Arab cinema unfolds -- Mohamed Soueid's cinema of immanence -- Communism, dream deferred -- Can cinema slow the flow of blood? -- Asphalt nomadism -- Archival romances -- Hala Elkoussy : framing chaos -- Hassan Khan : the social contract -- Mounir Fatmi : protective aniconism -- Algorithm, decryption, glitch -- Images in motion, from haptic vision to networked space -- Sherif El Azma : a cinema of cruelty -- What can a body do?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Documentary films -- Arab countries -- History -- 21st century.
Motion picture industry -- Arab countries -- History -- 21st century.
Motion pictures -- Arab countries -- History -- 21st century.
Video art -- Arab countries -- 21st century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0262331071 (electronic bk)
9780262331074 (electronic bk)