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Mizan Series 5

Muslims in the Movies

A Global Anthology

Edited by Kristian Petersen

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$29.95 • £23.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674257788

Publication Date: 08/10/2021


275 pages

6 x 9 inches

3 photos

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  • Approaching Muslims in the Movies [Kristian Petersen]
  • The Cinematic Secularization of Muhammad Ali [M. Cooper Harriss]
  • “Beware of Them Cameras:” Film Representations of Malcolm X [Michael Muhammad Knight]
  • The Incidental Muslim: The Characters We Overlook [Hussein Rashid]
  • “Then it was 1989, the year the world changed”: Shifting
  • Representations of British Muslims before 9/11 [Claire Chambers]
  • Negotiating Queerness in the Ismaili Diaspora in the Films of Ian Iqbal Rashid [Alberto Fernandez-Carbajal]
  • Integration through Conversion: Discourses of Islam and the musulman laïc in Contemporary French Cinema [Nancy Demerdash-Fatemi]
  • Laughing at the Other: Muslims in Italian Comedies [Michela Ardizzoni]
  • Strong Girls and Lost Boys? Growing Up Muslim in Nordic Films [Sofia Sjö]
  • Muslims in Australian Cinema: The Future of Listening across Difference [Mehal Krayem]
  • Truth, Lies, and Justice: The Fragmented Picture in Asghar Farhadi’s Films [Nacim Pak-Shiraz]
  • Subverting Stereotypes through a Saudi Film: Wadjda, Gender, and Islam [Elliott Bazzano]
  • Harems and Ḥudūd: Gendered Space in Farida Benlyazid’s Bab al-Sama Maftuh [Rebecca Moody]
  • School of Satan’s: al-Azhar’s Censure of Egyptian Cinema Coincides with the Vogue of Islamic History Films [Mohannad Ghawanmeh]
  • “There goes the neighborhood”: Film Soundstages and the Islamicate Public in Northern Nigeria [Abdalla Uba Adamu]
  • Sufi Aesthetics and the Making of Islam in Bollywood [Syed Haider]
  • Comedies of Terror: Strategic Offenses and Genre Tactics [Samhita Sunya]
  • Cinema of Misrecognition: Islam, Gender, and the Terrorist in Contemporary Indonesian Film [Alicia Izharuddin]
  • Debating Polygamy in Indonesian Cinema [Thomas Barker]
  • Philippine Muslim Women on Screen: From Sheltered Daughters to Revolutionaries [Vivienne Angeles]

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