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‘Travel and Profit from It’: Dubai’s Forays into Film

Kay Dickinson

Kay Dickinson is Associate Professor of Film Studies at Concordia University, Canada. She is the author of Off Key: When Film and Music Won't Work Together (2008); the editor of Movie Music (2002), Teen TV (BFI, 2003), and The Arab Avant-Garde: Music, Politics and Modernity (2013). In addition, she has worked as an education officer on the Ramallah International Film Festival and as an advisor on the Shashat Women's Film Festival (Bethlehem, Nablus and Ramallah). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Arab Cinema Travels : Transnational Syria, Palestine, Dubai and Beyond

British Film Institute, 2016

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...Ibn Battuta is alive and well, enjoying extended shore leave in Dubai. Towards the south of the city, a couple of miles from Jebel Ali container port, a shopping mall is named in his honour. Alongside large models of the great traveller...

The Road of Most Resistance: Film-making of the Second Palestinian Intifada

Kay Dickinson

Kay Dickinson is Associate Professor of Film Studies at Concordia University, Canada. She is the author of Off Key: When Film and Music Won't Work Together (2008); the editor of Movie Music (2002), Teen TV (BFI, 2003), and The Arab Avant-Garde: Music, Politics and Modernity (2013). In addition, she has worked as an education officer on the Ramallah International Film Festival and as an advisor on the Shashat Women's Film Festival (Bethlehem, Nablus and Ramallah). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Arab Cinema Travels : Transnational Syria, Palestine, Dubai and Beyond

British Film Institute, 2016

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...Cited in Amin Maalouf, The Crusades Through Arab Eyes (London: Zed Books, 1984), p. 212.[Jerusalem] is as holy to us as it is to you ... It is therefore out of the question for us to abandon it. The Muslims would never accept it....

Fellow Travellers: Approaches to and Through the Journey

Kay Dickinson

Kay Dickinson is Associate Professor of Film Studies at Concordia University, Canada. She is the author of Off Key: When Film and Music Won't Work Together (2008); the editor of Movie Music (2002), Teen TV (BFI, 2003), and The Arab Avant-Garde: Music, Politics and Modernity (2013). In addition, she has worked as an education officer on the Ramallah International Film Festival and as an advisor on the Shashat Women's Film Festival (Bethlehem, Nablus and Ramallah). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Arab Cinema Travels : Transnational Syria, Palestine, Dubai and Beyond

British Film Institute, 2016

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... on my travel documents, and therein lies quite some history. My father once told me, although perhaps this is itself an ‘ajiba, that ‘Dickinson’ is a name which mushroomed in popularity after Richard the Lionheart’s successes in the Third...

Red and Green Stars in Broad Daylight: A Socialist Talab al-‘Ilm for Syrian State Cinema

Kay Dickinson

Kay Dickinson is Associate Professor of Film Studies at Concordia University, Canada. She is the author of Off Key: When Film and Music Won't Work Together (2008); the editor of Movie Music (2002), Teen TV (BFI, 2003), and The Arab Avant-Garde: Music, Politics and Modernity (2013). In addition, she has worked as an education officer on the Ramallah International Film Festival and as an advisor on the Shashat Women's Film Festival (Bethlehem, Nablus and Ramallah). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Arab Cinema Travels : Transnational Syria, Palestine, Dubai and Beyond

British Film Institute, 2016

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...This chapter involves itself with revolution. Both film’s journey amid revolutionary currents and film-makers’ rights and declarations therein. The revolution in question, like many others before it, is nomenclature binding what might...