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BATTLE OF ALGIERS
For a Few Weeks After 9/11, We Read and Thought. After Paris, This Reading/Viewing List Might Be Helpful.
Editor of HeadButler.com
For those who want to understand where terrorism comes from --- or, bluntly: Why do they hate us? --- here's a reading/viewing list.
Remembering the Marvelous Uruguayan Writer Eduardo Galeano
Middle East and North African Studies Program, Northwestern Un...
My heart has been heavy since learning over the weekend of the death of the radical and marvelously lyrical Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano, whom I had the enormous pleasure of meeting some 20 years ago.
The Importance of
Zero Dark Thirty
Director, Center for Security Studies, Georgetown University
Zero Dark Thirty
is destined to become a classic much the same as
The Battle of Algiers
. That these films respectively focus attention on controversial and unsavory aspects of history, raising difficult and troubling questions, is precisely their strength.
Beyond the White Cube: Asad Faulwell in the Studio
writer, editor, and curator
Between Fanon and Fukayama: Understanding Egypt's Revolutionary Abyss
Assistant Professor at Georgia State University and Fellow at ...
What started as a largely middle class internet movement to voice dissatisfaction with stagnation in Egypt has unleashed the fury of the Nile nation's downtrodden hordes.
Should Win Best Picture
High school French teacher in Jackson, Mississippi
should win best picture because such a victory would underscore the vital need for our powerfully self-centered political culture to appreciate other states', cultures', and societies', points of view..
Mighty Movie Podcast: The War Won and Lost -- Florent-Emilio Siri on
Director Florent-Emilio Sari definitely has a knack for playing the audience. He makes the most of his Moroccan locations, finding an eerie beauty in the barren landscape.
Where in The World Are Iraq War Movies Popular?
Hollywood has tried to make it easy for us by making its Iraq War films about us, and setting the action here, in the U.S. But we can't be bothered.
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