Selma Baccar’s Fatma 75: At the Crossroads between Third Cinema and New Arab Cinema
Van de Peer, Stefanie
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Van de Peer, S. (2010) Selma Baccar's Fatma 75: at the crossroads between Third Cinema and New Arab Cinema. French Forum, 35 (2/3), pp. 17-35.
[...] Cinema is, in our opinion, the cinema that recognizes in that struggle the most gigantic cultural, scientific, and artistic manifestation of our time, the great possibility of constructing a liberated personality with each people as the starting point - in a word, the decolonization of culture.1 Their approach to cinema was highly politicized and fundamentally Marxist. According to Guy Hennebelle, the search for new forms is founded on a series of refusals [. . .] of the former direction of Egyptian cinema, a refusal of old methods, a refusal of compromises.