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Tending the Wounds of the Nation: Gender in Iranian War Cinema

Michelle Langford

Michelle Langford is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. Her research spans the cinemas of Iran and Germany. She is author of Allegorical Images: Tableau, Time and Gesture in the Cinema of Werner Schroeter (2006) and the editor of The Directory of World Cinema: Germany (2012, 2013). Her work on Iranian cinema has appeared in leading film studies journals including Camera Obscura, Screen and Screening the Past. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Allegory in Iranian Cinema : The Aesthetics of Poetry and Resistance

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... Festival in February 2007 where Sacred Defence and spiritual films dominated the official selection.Michelle Langford, ‘Iranian Cinema Looks Inward: The 25th Fajr International Film Festival’, Senses of Cinema 44 (2007). Available online:...

Coda: Allegory Spills into the Streets

Michelle Langford

Michelle Langford is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. Her research spans the cinemas of Iran and Germany. She is author of Allegorical Images: Tableau, Time and Gesture in the Cinema of Werner Schroeter (2006) and the editor of The Directory of World Cinema: Germany (2012, 2013). Her work on Iranian cinema has appeared in leading film studies journals including Camera Obscura, Screen and Screening the Past. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Allegory in Iranian Cinema : The Aesthetics of Poetry and Resistance

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...About Elly was released in Iran just days before the 2009 election that controversially returned incumbent President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to power amid accusations of election rigging. The film continued to play in theatres across Tehran...

Allegory and the Aesthetics of Becoming-Woman

Michelle Langford

Michelle Langford is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. Her research spans the cinemas of Iran and Germany. She is author of Allegorical Images: Tableau, Time and Gesture in the Cinema of Werner Schroeter (2006) and the editor of The Directory of World Cinema: Germany (2012, 2013). Her work on Iranian cinema has appeared in leading film studies journals including Camera Obscura, Screen and Screening the Past. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Allegory in Iranian Cinema : The Aesthetics of Poetry and Resistance

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... these moments of dynamic contact between disparate things and times. In doing so, filmic texts in particular produce what I call ‘allegorical-images’.Langford, Allegorical Images. These are ‘time-images’ in the sense coined by Deleuze in his...

The Allegorical Children of Iranian Cinema

Michelle Langford

Michelle Langford is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. Her research spans the cinemas of Iran and Germany. She is author of Allegorical Images: Tableau, Time and Gesture in the Cinema of Werner Schroeter (2006) and the editor of The Directory of World Cinema: Germany (2012, 2013). Her work on Iranian cinema has appeared in leading film studies journals including Camera Obscura, Screen and Screening the Past. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Allegory in Iranian Cinema : The Aesthetics of Poetry and Resistance

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... as its primary cinematic modality, building emotional resonance largely through music.I have discussed the melodramatic properties, including the use of music, of Majidi’s style elsewhere. See Michelle Langford, ‘Majid Majidi’, in Directory...

Allegories of Love: The Cinematic Ghazal

Michelle Langford

Michelle Langford is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. Her research spans the cinemas of Iran and Germany. She is author of Allegorical Images: Tableau, Time and Gesture in the Cinema of Werner Schroeter (2006) and the editor of The Directory of World Cinema: Germany (2012, 2013). Her work on Iranian cinema has appeared in leading film studies journals including Camera Obscura, Screen and Screening the Past. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Allegory in Iranian Cinema : The Aesthetics of Poetry and Resistance

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...‘In poetry we have had a tremendous amount of experience with this matter [love], but in cinema we have no expertise.’Fakhreddin Anvar, deputy director of the Ministry for Culture and Islamic Guidance cited in Hamid Naficy, A Social History...

Introduction

Michelle Langford

Michelle Langford is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. Her research spans the cinemas of Iran and Germany. She is author of Allegorical Images: Tableau, Time and Gesture in the Cinema of Werner Schroeter (2006) and the editor of The Directory of World Cinema: Germany (2012, 2013). Her work on Iranian cinema has appeared in leading film studies journals including Camera Obscura, Screen and Screening the Past. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Allegory in Iranian Cinema : The Aesthetics of Poetry and Resistance

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...This book is the result of my long-term love affair with Iranian cinema. This love affair began in the late 1990s when Iranian art films began making their way to international film festivals and onto our local television channel, SBS...

Locating Allegory in Pre-Revolutionary Iranian Cinema

Michelle Langford

Michelle Langford is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. Her research spans the cinemas of Iran and Germany. She is author of Allegorical Images: Tableau, Time and Gesture in the Cinema of Werner Schroeter (2006) and the editor of The Directory of World Cinema: Germany (2012, 2013). Her work on Iranian cinema has appeared in leading film studies journals including Camera Obscura, Screen and Screening the Past. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Allegory in Iranian Cinema : The Aesthetics of Poetry and Resistance

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... Drama, trans. John Osborne (London and New York: Verso, 1992): 166. It is also, as I have argued elsewhere, a mode that tends to arise with most force at times of sociopolitical tension or upheaval.Michelle Langford, Allegorical Images:...

Between Laughter and Mourning: About Elly as Trauerspiel of a Generation

Michelle Langford

Michelle Langford is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. Her research spans the cinemas of Iran and Germany. She is author of Allegorical Images: Tableau, Time and Gesture in the Cinema of Werner Schroeter (2006) and the editor of The Directory of World Cinema: Germany (2012, 2013). Her work on Iranian cinema has appeared in leading film studies journals including Camera Obscura, Screen and Screening the Past. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Allegory in Iranian Cinema : The Aesthetics of Poetry and Resistance

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Asghar Farhadi’s About Elly (Darbare-ye Elly, 2009) opens with a black screen, pierced by a thin strip of light that is modulated by shadowy figures moving past it. A slip of paper is passed through the small aperture, and we realize...