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Muslim Women in French Cinema: Voices of Maghrebi Migrants in France

Leslie Kealhofer-Kemp

Abstract

Muslim Women in French Cinema: Voices of Maghrebi Migrants in France is the first comprehensive study of cinematic representations of first-generation Muslim women from the Maghreb (Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia) in France. Situated at the intersection of post-colonial studies, gender studies, and film studies, this book uses the multi-layered concept of ‘voice’ as an analytical lens through which to examine a diverse corpus of over 60 documentaries, short films, téléfilms (made-for-television films), and feature films released in France between 1979 and 2014. In examining the ways in which the vo ... More

Keywords: post-colonial, Maghrebi women, Muslim women, French cinema, immigration in France, voice

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781781381984
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781781381984.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Leslie Kealhofer-Kemp, author
The University of Rhode Island