Who is Youssef Chahine?
June 18, 2017
This presentation explores the world of Youssef Chahine and his revolutionary take on classic Arab cinema practices. It dissects the pluralist themes present in old Egyptian cinema, the techniques used, and the legacy it has left.
Sources & Future References
- “Youssef Chahine” By Ibrahim Fawal
- Broken Heart of the City: Youssef Chahine’s Bab al-Hadid (Cairo Station)
- Third Cinema
- Youssef Chahine
- Social Realism
- BBC: Timeline of Egypt
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