|With Moumen Smihi (top pic) and Peter Limbrick, Stanford 2013|
Moumen Smihi is a critically celebrated Moroccan filmmaker whose career spans more than four decades, during which he has written, produced and directed award-winning and influential feature films, short films and documentaries. He is often credited for creating "new Arab cinema." His production company, IMAGO Film International, founded in 1979, has produced some twenty films and edited books on film theory.
Peter Limbrick is Associate Professor of Film and Digital Media. He is the author of Making Settler Cinemas: Film and Colonial Encounters in the United States, Australia, and New Zealand(Palgrave 2010) and of articles in Third Text, Screening the Past, Camera Obscura, and Journal of Visual Culture as well as edited anthologies.
Unfixed Itineraries:: Film and Visual Culture from Arab Worlds. For the full schedule of events, see their Program page and Events. See also my blog entry.
|Peter Limbrick (far left) and Moumin Smihi (4th from right) with Stanford scholars and students|
|Moumen Smihi speaking with Stanford faculty and students|
- The Unlucky Man [Si Moh, pas de chance] (1971)
- El Chergui, (The Eastwind) (1976)
- The Tales of the Night اسطورة الليل (1982
- The Big Mirror (1987)
- The Lady from Cairo (1991)
- Defending Egyptian Cinema (1990)
- With Matisse in Tangiers (1993)
- Moroccan Chronicles (1999)
- A Muslim Childhood (2005)
- Of Virgins and Swallows (2008) العذارى والسنونو
- Tanjaoui (2013)