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Fragments of Broken Glass

In Elia Suleiman’s first feature film, Chronicle of a Disappearance (1996), he…

Farida El-Sayed Farida El-Sayed

The Hurt Locker: how to use film to create pro-war propaganda?

Somewhere in Iraq, a soldier steps forward to disable a bomb, some…

Mohammed Tarek Mohammed Tarek

‘Western’: a feminine critique of the male ego 

Opening the sidebar program of the Cannes Film Festival, “Un Certain Regard”,…

Adham Youssef Adham Youssef

US war films and the African question: reproducing “other” in Black Hawk Down

In 1979, Apocalypse Now, an American Vietnam war film directed by Francis…

Adham Youssef Adham Youssef