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Alavipour S. Political Implications of Abbas Kiarostami’s Cinema. IQBQ. 21 (1) :143-164
URL: http://eijh.modares.ac.ir/article-27-8348-en.html
Assistant Professor at Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies (IHCS), Tehran, Iran
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Political Cinema is defined as a "political event", a "biography", or "process". Such a definition is, however, not inclusive enough to cover the films which focus on the normative aspects of politics without necessarily narrating a special political issue. By reviewing Abbas Kiarostami’s films, this article attempts to revise the definition of political cinema and propose the notion of normative political cinema.
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Received: 2012/07/5 | Accepted: 2014/03/17 | Published: 2015/01/21

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