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Politics of Iranian Cinema Films and Society in the Islamic Republic

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ISBN-10: 0415455375

ISBN-13: 9780415455374

Edition: 2010

Authors: Saeed Zeydabadi-Nejad

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List price: $56.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 12/11/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Hui Li is a research associate and project leader of the PEMFC Contamination Consortium at the National Research Council of Canada Institute for Fuel Cell Innovation (NRC-IFCI).Shanna Knights is program manager of MEA Technology in the R&D department at Ballard Power Systems.Zheng Shi is a research officer at the NRC-IFCI.John W. Van Zee is a professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of South Carolina and director of the National Science Foundation�s Center for Fuel Cells.Jiujun Zhang is a senior research officer and PEM Catalysis Core Competency leader at the NRC-IFCI.

Acknowledgements
List of tables
List of illustrations
Introduction
An overview of media research
Areas of inquiry
Theoretical framework
Chapter outline
State control of Iranian cinema: the shifting 'red lines'
Introduction
Cinema and the state before the revolution
The Islamic revolution and its aftermath
Conclusion
'Social films'
Introduction
Marriage of the Blessed (Makhmalbaf 1989)
Glass Agency (Hatamikia 1997)
House on the Water (Farmanara 2001)
The Lizard (Tabrizi 2004)
A note on the economics of Iranian cinema
Conclusion
'Women's films'
Introduction
Changes to women's social position in contemporary Iran: an overview
Background to women and Iranian cinema
Fifth Reaction (Milani 2003)
10 (Kiarostami 2002)
Conclusion
Transnational circulation and national perceptions: art films in the Iranian context
Introduction
Reactions to the New Wave films (1969-79)
State authorities and international success
Art cinema filmmakers
Women and international success
Reactions among cinema-goers
Conclusion
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Filmography
Index