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By Hamid Naficy

ISBN-10: 0822348667

ISBN-13: 9780822348665

ISBN-10: 0822348780

ISBN-13: 9780822348788

Hamid Naficy is without doubt one of the world's top specialists on Iranian movie, and A Social historical past of Iranian Cinema is his magnum opus. masking the past due 19th century to the early twenty-first and addressing documentaries, renowned genres, and artwork motion pictures, it explains Iran's atypical cinematic construction modes, in addition to the position of cinema and media in shaping modernity and a contemporary nationwide id in Iran. This entire social heritage unfolds throughout 4 volumes, each one of which are favored on its own.

The remarkable efflorescence in Iranian movie, television, and the hot media because the consolidation of the Islamic Revolution animates Volume 4. in this time, documentary movies proliferated. Many filmmakers took as their topic the revolution and the bloody eight-year battle with Iraq; others critiqued postrevolution society. The powerful presence of girls on reveal and at the back of the digicam ended in a dynamic women's cinema. A dissident art-house cinema—involving the superior Pahlavi-era new-wave administrators and a more youthful iteration of cutting edge postrevolution directors—placed Iranian cinema at the map of global cinemas, bringing status to Iranians at domestic and in another country. A fight over cinema, media, tradition, and, finally, the legitimacy of the Islamic Republic, emerged and intensified. The media grew to become a contested web site of public international relations because the Islamic Republic regime in addition to international governments opposed to it sought to harness Iranian pop culture and media towards their very own ends, inside of and out of doors of Iran. The large overseas circulate of movies made in Iran and its diaspora, the huge dispersion of media-savvy filmmakers in another country, and new filmmaking and conversation applied sciences helped to globalize Iranian cinema.

A Social heritage of Iranian Cinema
Volume 1: The Artisanal period, 1897–1941
Volume 2: The Industrializing Years, 1941–1978
Volume three: The Islamicate interval, 1978–1984
Volume four: The Globalizing period, 1984–2010

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