An Accented Cinema

An Accented Cinema

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An overview of the filmmaking of postcolonial, Third World, and other displaced individuals living in the West. How their personal experiences of exile or diaspora translate into cinema is a key focus of the text. The text presents comprehensive and global coverage of this genre.Their presence injects the external exile perspective into the filma#39;s discourse of homelessness. ... demonstrate by boycotting the pastor, drowning one of the refugees who had befriended a local woman, and setting fire to their trailer. ... For a long time the lack of a shared language does not pose a barrier: they share meals, drink, smoke, laugh, write, paint, cook, touch, dance a slow tango, and make love.

Title:An Accented Cinema
Author:Hamid Naficy
Publisher:Princeton University Press - 2001


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