Stumbled upon this remarkable source, researched and curated by Alisa Lebow. https://www.filmingrevolution.org/archive.html Advertisements
The BBC documentary produced in 1982, asks why was Cairo so calm when Sadat was assassinated- a juncture I centre in my thesis. The documentary seems to… Read more “Why was Cairo so Calm?”
The British Pathé footage of signing the 1936 Anglo-Egyptian treaty. The treaty will be unilaterally repealed in 1951 but he same party that signed it.
Last week I watched 327 notebooks (part of essay film festival) and it is a feast. Andrés di Tella makes a film about his friend, who is packing… Read more “On narrating the self when history enters life- 327 notebooks”
I have been weaving images of forsaking homes recently..or at least bidding them adieu. These three scenes might be my favourite in a complex collection of emotional… Read more “A sequence on fire, bicycles, balloons..”