Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria, along with Egypt, Libya, and Mauritania, form the Maghreb (meaning ‘west’ in relation to the Middle East). This region is heavily populated, thoroughly modernized, and has established a thriving and relatively independent film culture, with a strong influence from Western Europe, especially France. The countries in the region share a common language, Arabic, and are strongly influenced by Islamic cultural traditions (see arab cinema). Geographical and cultural connections with Sub-Saharan Africa ensure that the cinemas of North Africa also remain tied to wider African cinemas (see africa, film in; sub-saharan africa, film in). ...
North Africa is defined as containing the countries of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt and Western Sahara. You can use the subject headings below to find resources in the online catalog. The call number ranges are also included.
Please note: these are not the only call number ranges, but they contain the majority of items.
You can find many publications which feature articles on North African cinema. Our collection does not have journals that cover North African cinema exclusively. You can use Film & Television Literature Index to find articles or use the search box at the top of the page.
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