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Shirin Neshat

In this DVD, Iranian-born Shirin Neshat addresses the complex forces shaping the identity of Muslim women throughout the world and explores the social, political, and psychological dimensions of women's experiences. In this DVD, she explains her video installations "Shadow under the web"; "Turbulent"; "Soliloquy"; "Rapture"; and "Fervor" as well as her series of still images, "The women of Allah." In addition, she discusses being both an insider and an outsider in two different culture, the narrative power of cinema, sexual taboos in Islamic society, the tension between traditional and modern values, the nature of expression when expression itself is forbidden, and the qualities that prompts them to rebel against repression.

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  • "In this DVD, Iranian-born Shirin Neshat addresses the complex forces shaping the identity of Muslim women throughout the world and explores the social, political, and psychological dimensions of women's experiences. In this DVD, she explains her video installations "Shadow under the web"; "Turbulent"; "Soliloquy"; "Rapture"; and "Fervor" as well as her series of still images, "The women of Allah." In addition, she discusses being both an insider and an outsider in two different culture, the narrative power of cinema, sexual taboos in Islamic society, the tension between traditional and modern values, the nature of expression when expression itself is forbidden, and the qualities that prompts them to rebel against repression."@en
  • "An acclaimed photographer, filmmaker, and video artist, Iranian-born Shirin Neshat addresses the complex forces shaping the identity of Muslim women throughout the world and explores the social, political, and psychological dimensions of women's experiences. In this program, she explicates her haunting video installations Shadow Under the Web; Turbulent; Soliloquy; Rapture; and Fervor, as well as her seminal series of still images, The Women of Allah. In addition, she discusses being both an insider and an outsider in two different cultures, the narrative power of cinema, sexual taboos in Islamic society, the tension between traditional and modern values, the nature of expression when expression itself is forbidden, and the quiet strength and bravery of women that prompts them to rebel against repression."@en
  • "An acclaimed photographer, filmmaker, and video artist, Iranian-born Shirin Neshat addresses the complex forces shaping the identity of Muslim women throughout the world and explores the social, political, and psychological dimensions of women?s experiences. In this program, she explicates her haunting video installations Shadow Under the Web; Turbulent; Soliloquy; Rapture; and Fervor, as well as her seminal series of still images, The Women of Allah. In addition, she discusses being both an insider and an outsider in two different cultures, the narrative power of cinema, sexual taboos in Islamic society, the tension between traditional and modern values, the nature of expression when expression itself is forbidden, and the quiet strength and bravery of women that prompts them to rebel against repression."@en

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  • "Videorecording."@en
  • "Internet videos."@en
  • "Educational films."@en
  • "Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en

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  • "Shirin Neshat"@en
  • "Expressing the inexpressible Shirin Neshat."@en
  • "Expressing the inexpressible Shirin Neshat."
  • "Expressing the inexpressible Shirin Neshat /"@en
  • "Expressing the Inexpressible"@en