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Unformatted text preview: Sheet1 Page 1 next week read p881-894 Beyond the Industrialized West: The Iranian Auteur The Cinema of Abbas Kiarostami Reivew: Auteur, Auteurism, The film "author" the two c's: consisteny and control 1960 (fall of Hollywood)-1970: International rise in Auteur cinema Shift in the lat 1970s-80s: the Ubiquity of the Hollywood Blockbuster (begins with Spielberg's Jaws) -- jaws and films patterned the two A's: Accessibility and Action -- in order to compete with Hollywood cinema, International cinemas conform (difference Creative Flowering Under Restircitve Conditions: Iranian Cinema Background: early 1970s (under the shah) -- active film culture mass entertainment / cinema motefavet (new iranian cinema) world-class film festival in Tehran 1979: ayatollah's revolt -- fundamentalis islamic fundamentalist arsons burn theatres, filmmakers indicted tightend restrictions, dubbed commentary (in order to explain what each scene was to make you think about... official viewpoin eventually dove western cinema out ** #1 film producer in the middle east Centraliaty of Cinema -- Khomeni creates Farabi Cinema Foundation...
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