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Paradise Now (2005) Additional Thoughts

Since Elizabeth and Madeleine have already presented a great background and some interesting insights on Paradise Now I wanted to explore the movie in a slightly different way. Their blogs posts can be viewed directly Here and Here. In order … Continue reading

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Binaries

In the film Paradise Now (2055) I was particularly struck by the moment near the end of the film in which Palestinian Said points out that Israel has effectively managed to “convince the world, and themselves that they are the … Continue reading

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Paradise Now (2005)

Paradise Now (2005), a film about two best friends recruited for a suicide bombing, is different in its portrayal of Arabs.  First of all, the protagonists are both Arabs.  Before the 1980’s, as Shohat points out in her book, Arabs did … Continue reading

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