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Arabská kinematografie
ROZVRH PŘEDMĚTU V LS 2006
Pondělí 16.40-19.15 SP-319
POŽADAVKY NA STUDENTY

Studenti po každé projekci odevzdají 1-stránkovou kritiku shlédnutého filmu, a to vždy do středy následující po projekci filmu do 19.00. Podmínkou pro získání zápočtu je odevzdání kritik deseti promítaných filmů.

Zkouška bude mít písemnou formu, tj. bude udělena na základě předložení minimálně 6-stránkové studie (s poznámkovým aparátem a bibliografií), v níž studenti zařadí vybraný film do jeho kulturního, politického a intelektuálního kontextu. Mezní termín odevzdání seminární práce je středa 17. května 2006.

DOPORUČENÁ ČETBA

Armes, Roy: Third World Film Making and the West. University of California Press 1987.

  • Chapter 10: The Middle East and Africa.
  • Chapter 12: Youssef Chahine.

Armes, Roy: Postcolonial images. Studies in North African Film. Bloomington 2005.

  • Chapter 4: The 1990s.
  • Chapter 5: Into the Present.
  • Chapter 12: Sexuality and Gendered Space: Halfaouine (1990).
  • Chapter 15: A New Realism? Ali Zaoua (1999).

Fawal, Ibrahim: Youssef Chahine. London 2001.

  • Chapter 2: Chronicle of Chahine’s Career and its Context.
  • Chapter 5: Autobiographical Trilogy.

Shafik, Viola: Arab Cinema. History and Cultural Identity. Cairo 1998.

  • Chapter 1: The History of Arab Cinema.


10.10.2005 - A GLASS AND A CIGARETTE (by Niazi Mustafa), Egypt, 1955
A classic 1950s film about a wife and a former belly dancer who destroys her own family with her bli...
17.10.2005 - THE MELODY OF LOYALTY (by Ibrahim Emara), Egypt, 1955
This classic is the first film starring the great singer Abdel Halim Hafez, "the Dark Nightingale". ...
24.10.2005 - THE GIRLS OF TODAY (by Henri Barakat), Egypt, 1957
This is the one and only film to bring together Abdel Halim Hafez and Magda at the height of their s...
31.10.2005 - THE NIGHTINGALE’S PRAYER (by Henri Barakat), starring Faten Hamama & Ahmed Mazhar, Egypt, 1959

Based on the novel by the great Egyptian writer, Taha Hussein, The Nightingale's Prayer stars the...

7.11.2005 - A MAN IN OUR HOUSE (by Henri Barakat), starring Omar Sharif, Egypt, 1961

Based on the famous novel by Ihsan Abdel Qoddous, this classic is set prior to the 1952 revolutio...

21.11.2005 - ADRIFT ON THE NILE (by Hussein Kamal), based on the novel by Nobel Laureate Naguib Mahfouz, Egypt, 1971

In Adrift on the Nile we meet a group of hedonistic middle-aged friends who gather each night on ...

28.11.2005 - A WOMAN WITH A BAD REPUTATION (by Henri Barakat), Egypt, 1973

One of the best films of the liberated '70s in Egypt. It stars the wonderful Shams Al Baroudi in ...

5.12.2005 - LA DAME AUX LUNES NOIRES (by Samir A. Khouri)

A Drama starring Nahid Yusri, Adel Adham, Hussein Fahmi. A story of love, dispair and lust.

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12.12.2005 - THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS (by Gillo Pontecorvo), 1966

The Battle of Algiers vividly recreates a key year in the tumultuous Algerian struggle for indepe...

13.2.2006 - ALEXANDRIA ... WHY? (by Youssef Chahine), Egypt, 1979

Set against the panoramic backdrop of war-torn Egypt, director Youssef Chahine tells a highly per...

20.2.2006 - AN EGYPTIAN STORY (by Youssef Chahine), Egypt, 1982

Famed Egyptian director Yehia falls ill with a heart condition that requires surgery. During the ...

27.2.2006 - ALEXANDRIA AGAIN AND FOREVER (by Youssef Chahine), Egypt, 1989

This complicated and surreal autobiographical film explores the personal life and fantasies that ...

6.3.2006 - WEDDING IN GALILEE (by Michel Khleifi), Palestine/Belgium/France, 1987

One of the first films made in Israel to feature an Arab point of view, Wedding in Galilee

13.3.2006 - WEST BEYROUTH (by Ziad Doueiri), 1998

An uplifting rights-of-passage tale set against the war torn city of Beirut in 1975. A city split...

20.3.2006 - RANA'S WEDDING (by Hany Abu-Assad), 2002

Shooting on location in East Jerusalem and Ramallah, Palestinian director Hany Abu-Assad offers a...

27.3.2006 - LE CERF-VOLANT / TAJJÁRA MIN WARAQ (by Randa Chahal Sabbag), 2003

Le jour de son mariage, Lamia, une jeune fille de 16 ans, va « traverser » les rangées de barb...

3.4.2006 - DIVINE INTERVENTION, A CHRONICLE OF LOVE AND PAIN (by Elia Suleiman), 2005

At the center of the Middle East conflict, hearts beat in tragic comedy and deadpan irony: a sexy...

10.4.2006 - HALFAOUINE, BOY OF THE TERRACES (by Ferid Boughedir), Tunisia/France, 1990

Set against the sensual, exotic backdrop of modern Tunisia, renowned Arab critic-turned-filmmaker...

11.4.2006 - SATIN ROUGE (by Raja Amari), 2002

A Tunisian widow takes an unlikely journey of self-discovery in Raja Amari's sumptuous and sensua...

12.4.2006 - ALI ZAOUA, PRINCE OF THE STREETS (by Nabil Ayouch), Morocco/France/Belgium, 1999

Ali, Kwita, Omar and Boubker are a group of street urchins living on the hard streets of Casablan...

24.4.2006 - THE ROAD TO LOVE (by Rémi Lange), France, 2002

This romantic drama follows a young and apparently straight French-Algerian student, Karim, on a ...

15.5.2006 - DAYS OF SADAT (by Mohamed Khan), Egypt, 2001

This epic film is based on Sadat's autobiographical In Search for an Identity and his wi...