This year's symposium focused on how national identities have been expressed, challenged and negotiated through film. The speakers present various perspectives.
Sinan Antoon is an Iraqi-born poet, novelist and filmmaker. He left Iraq in 1991 after the Persian Gulf War and currently teaches Arabic literature at New York University. His poems and essays have been widely published in both Arabic and English. He returned to his native Baghdad in 2003 as a member of InCounter Productions to co-produce and co-direct a documentary, “About Baghdad,” which explores the lives of Iraqis in a post-Saddam-occupied Iraq.
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Part of the series entitled Globalization and national identity in international cinema and literature
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