Author Archive for: ‘Kay Dickinson’

Syrian Cinema: Out of Time?

Writing in early 2012, while the Syrian army besieges whole towns and racks up a death and injury toll of thousands, is it ill-judged to train focus on this country’s cinema heritage, rather than immediate humanitarian concerns?  Moreover, it might seem positively distasteful to dwell, as I intend to, on some of the Ba‘ath regime’s laudable contributions to the field …

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