Winds of Change: Cinema from Muslim Societies

Film Studies For Free learnt of free online access to a timely and important ‘Virtual Special Issue’ of the journal Third Text. The excellent contents of the issue are set out below.

The selected articles are made available to accompany Winds of Change: Cinema from Muslim Societies, a series of films and talks programmed by Third Text and the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, 21 – 25 September 2011.

To access the issue please use this link.

For programme information and tickets to the ICA season click here.

  • ‘The Nakba Projected: Recent Palestinian Cinema’ by Haim Bresheeth
  • ‘Travelling ‘Postcolonial’:Allegories of Zion, Palestine and Exile’ by Ella Shohat
  • ‘Introduction: Is There a Muslim World?’ by Ali Nobil Ahmad
  • ‘Paradise Delayed:With Hany Abu-Assad in Palestine’ by Hamid Dabashi
  • ‘Between Socialism and Sufism: Islam in the Films of Ousmane Sembène and Djibril Diop Mambéty’, by David Murphy
  • ‘”Framed Patterns of Infinity”: Takva, a Mortal Individual’s Fight for Becoming-Imperceptible’ by Serazer Pekerman
  • ‘Introduction:The Militant Image: A Ciné-Geography’ by Kodwo Eshun and Ros Gray
  • ‘Third Cinema/Militant Cinema:At the Origins of the Argentinian Experience (1968-1971)’ by Mariano Mestman
  • ‘Social Formations of Global Media Art’ by José-Carlos Mariátegui, Sean Cubitt and Gunalan Nadarajan
  • ‘Introduction:Art,‘EnclaveTheory’ and the Communist Imaginary’ by John Roberts

Again, to access the issue please use this link.

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