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...Cristina’s Room ‒ Day Male and female clothing is strewn around an upper-middle-class room, decorated in good taste. A leather jacket hangs draped over a chair and a lead-blue dress lies on the floor. Cristina...

Embodying Islam

Kaya Davies Hayon

Kaya Davies Hayon is an Assistant Professor in French and Francophone Studies in the Department of Modern Languages at the University of Nottingham, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sensuous Cinema : The Body in Contemporary Maghrebi Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...Introduction The previous chapter of this book examined three films that show Maghrebi(-French) women challenging patriarchal expectations through their bodies and the embodied practice of dance. Retaining a focus...

The Night of the Hunter (US, 1955): Return of the Big Bad Wolf

Philip Gillett

Philip Gillett is an independent film critic and writer and author of The British Working Class in Postwar Film. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Movie Greats : A Critical Study of Classic Cinema

Berg, 2008

Book chapter

...Production companies: Paul Gregory Productions/ United ArtistsProducer: Paul GregoryDirector: Charles LaughtonScreenplay: James Agee, Charles LaughtonSource: Davis Grubb (novel: The Night of the Hunter)Photography: Stanley CortezArt...

Conclusion

Kaya Davies Hayon

Kaya Davies Hayon is an Assistant Professor in French and Francophone Studies in the Department of Modern Languages at the University of Nottingham, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sensuous Cinema : The Body in Contemporary Maghrebi Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...The overarching aim of this book has been to convey the pivotal, yet overlooked role that corporeality plays in articulating identity, the emotions and self–other relations in films featuring people of Maghrebi heritage. In order to do so...

The Materiality of Exile

Kaya Davies Hayon

Kaya Davies Hayon is an Assistant Professor in French and Francophone Studies in the Department of Modern Languages at the University of Nottingham, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sensuous Cinema : The Body in Contemporary Maghrebi Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...Introduction One of the principal aims of this book is to ascertain the extent to which films featuring people of Maghrebi heritage mediate their characters’ subjectivities and interactions with the ‘other’ through their bodies. In order...

Dance, Performance and the Moving Body

Kaya Davies Hayon

Kaya Davies Hayon is an Assistant Professor in French and Francophone Studies in the Department of Modern Languages at the University of Nottingham, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sensuous Cinema : The Body in Contemporary Maghrebi Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...Introduction In the previous chapter, I examined three films that explore questions of cultural identity and use the tropes of movement and mobility to articulate their characters’ agency. Building upon...

Sounds of Disillusionment and Discord: When Pasolini and Sontag Visited Israel

Vocal Projections : Voices in Documentary

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...When he was brought to the Jordan River during a trip to Israel in 1970, US Senator Henry Jackson became convinced he was the victim of a hoax. After being assured that it was no joke and that the river was real, Jackson supposedly said...

Queer Desires in the Maghreb and France

Kaya Davies Hayon

Kaya Davies Hayon is an Assistant Professor in French and Francophone Studies in the Department of Modern Languages at the University of Nottingham, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sensuous Cinema : The Body in Contemporary Maghrebi Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Introduction Departing from a focus on women, this chapter examines three films that foreground men of Maghrebi heritage who desire other men and experience their bodies as sites of sexual non-conformity: L’Armée du salut, Tarik...
...To try and describe contemporary American documentary, as this essay intends to do, is an attempt to hit three relatively amorphous and ill-defined moving targets at once. “Contemporary” would seem to imply recently released films...

Introduction

Kaya Davies Hayon

Kaya Davies Hayon is an Assistant Professor in French and Francophone Studies in the Department of Modern Languages at the University of Nottingham, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sensuous Cinema : The Body in Contemporary Maghrebi Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...Towards the middle of Tony Gatlif’s road movie, Exils (2004), a young Maghrebi-French woman and her French pied-noir boyfriend find themselves on a hot and crowded train on the way to Algiers. The term pied-noir refers...