By Roy Armes
In this landmark dictionary, Roy Armes information the scope and variety of filmmaking around the Arab heart East. directory greater than 550 function movies via greater than 250 filmmakers, and brief and documentary motion pictures by way of one other 900 filmmakers, this quantity covers the movie construction in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, and the Gulf States. An advent by way of Armes locates movie and filmmaking traditions within the quarter from early efforts within the silent period to state-funded productions by way of remoted filmmakers and politically engaged documentarians. half 1 lists biographical information regarding the filmmakers and their function movies. half 2 info key function movies from the nations represented. half three indexes feature-film titles in English and French with information about the director, date, and nation of origin.
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Arab Filmmakers of the Middle East: A Dictionary by Roy Armes