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Screening integration : recasting Maghrebi immigration in contemporary France

Author: Sylvie Durmelat; Vinay Swamy
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
North African immigrants, once confined to France's social and national life. Similarly, descendants of immigrants from Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia have gained mainstream recognition as film makers and as the subject of films. The first collective volume on this topic, Screening Integration offers a sustained critical analysis of this cinema. In particular, contributors evaluate how Maghrebi films have come to
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvie Durmelat; Vinay Swamy
ISBN: 9780803228252 0803228252
OCLC Number: 711777243
Description: 250 pages, [21] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction / Sylvie Durmelat and Vinay Swamy --
From "Ghettoes" to Globalization: Situating Maghrebi-French Filmmakers / Alec G. Hargreaves --
Hidden Islam: The Role of the Religious in Beur and Banlieue Cinema / Michel Cadé --
"Et si on allait en Algérie?" Home, Displacement, and the Myth of Return in Recent Journey Films by Maghrebi-French and North African Émigré Directors / Will Higbee --
Turning Integration Inside Out: How Johnny the Frenchman Became Abdel Bachir the Arab Grocer in Il était une fois dans l'oued / Hakim Abderrezak --
Re-Visions of the Algerian War of Independence: Writing the Memories of Algerian Immigrants into French Cinema / Sylvie Durmelat --
Rachid Bouchareb's Indigènes: Political or Ethical Event of Memory? / Mireille Rosello --
Class Acts: Education, Gender, and Integration in Recent French Cinema / Carrie Tarr --
Don't Touch the White Woman: La journée de la jupe or Feminism at the Service of Islamophobia / Geneviève Sellier --
A Space of Their Own? Women in Maghrebi-French Filmmaking / Patricia Geesey --
Sexual/Social (Re)Orientations: Cross-Dressing, Queerness, and the Maghrebi/Beur Male in Liria Bégéja's Change-moi ma vie and Amal Bedjaoui's Un fils / Darren Waldron --
(Re)Casting Sami Bouajila: An Ambiguous Model of Integration, Belonging, and Citizenship / Murray Pratt and Denis M. Provencher --
Repackaging the Banlieues: Malik Chibane's La Trilogie Urbaine / Vinay Swamy.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Sylvie Durmelat and Vinay Swamy.


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