Storia delle Donne (Mar 2015)

Il cinema come campo di battaglia. Cineaste iraniane, la guerra con l’Iraq e la crisi in Afghanistan

  • Anna Vanzan

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 10, no. 1


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Globally speaking, War Cinema is predominantly a male construction. Though Iranian cinema makes no exception, in this rich cinematic production some women directors have been trying to build a gender constructed narrative of war. The article explores how women artists are using external conflicts problematically, as a metaphor for the internal war Iranian women have been fighting in the last decades.