Outside in: ‘accented cinema’ at large

  title={Outside in: ‘accented cinema’ at large},
  author={Asuman Suner},
  journal={Inter-Asia Cultural Studies},
  pages={363 - 382}
  • Asuman Suner
  • Published 1 September 2006
  • Art
  • Inter-Asia Cultural Studies
Abstract This paper aims to engage in a critical analysis of the concept of ‘accented cinema’ recently developed by Hamid Naficy to refer to the emergent genre of exilic/diasporic filmmaking. Naficy’s theorization of ‘accented cinema’ in particular and discussions around exilic/diasporic cinema in general will be challenged on the basis of the observation that the cinematic styles and thematic preoccupations associated with exilic/diasporic films consistently appear also in wide‐ranging… 


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