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2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
2013-2014 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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FILM 452/4352 - The Arab and Egyptian Film Industries: National and Global Perspectives (3 cr.)

Fourth year level in the Film major or the consent of the Program Director.

A study of the nature of the Arab and Egyptian Film industry. Emphasis will be on the evolution of the Arab motion picture industry in the twentieth century and how it is situated in contemporary popular culture. Other topics include Egyptian cinema’s relationship to Hollywood, the audience for Egyptian and Arab films, the role of the state cinematic funding, distribution and production systems, the impact of new technologies, and how the structure of the Egyptian and Arab film industries compares with those of other countries.

This course may be repeated for credit.

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