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Abu-Assad

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Who is Abu-Assad?

Abu-Assad a.k.a. Hany Abu-Assad is an Israeli-born Palestinian film director. He has received two Academy Award nominations: in 2006 for his film Paradise Now, and again in 2013, at the 86th Awards for his film Omar.

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Google previewConfronting Death (2013)

College Students on the Community of Mortals by Alfred G. Killilea, Dylan D. Lynch

Hany Abu-Assad is a Dutch-Palestinian film director/writer whose 2005 film Paradise Now tells the story oftwo young Palestinian men- Said and Khaled- who become involved in a terrorist plot to blow up an Israeli bus in Tel Aviv. The film has ...

Google previewWaltzing with Bashir (2013)

Perpetrator Trauma and Cinema by Raya Morag

Since the privileged subject position รก la Hany Abu-Assad is that of the shahid/ hero and not of the (post)traumatic subject, the victimized, the dominant tone is not one ofdrawing closer to the abject. In addition, the film does not give the feeling ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Religion and Film (2011)

by Eric Michael Mazur

Hany Abu-Assad. Lubna Azabal, Hamza Abu-Aiaash, Kais Nashif, Lotuf Neusser, Ali Suliman. [Arab Film] Doctor Dolittle, 1967. Dir. Richard Fleischer. Rex Harrison, Samantha Eggar, Anthony Newley, Richard Attenborough, Peter Bull, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Arab-Israeli Conflict: A Political, Social, and Military History [4 volumes] (2008)

A Political, Social, and Military History by Spencer C. Tucker, Priscilla Roberts

directed by Hany abu-Assad, is a critically acclaimed film written and produced by a Palestinian that portrays what may be the last 48 hours in the lives of two young Palestinian men who have been recruited as suicide ...

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