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Greek Cinema and Migration, 1991-2016

Philip E. Phillis

Abstract

Greek Cinema and Migration examines the ways in which the cinema of Greece has responded to the post-1990s phenomenon of becoming a host country for immigrants. The book focuses mainly on migration from Albania that dominated social discourse and cinematic representation in the 1990s and 2000s, but also sheds light on cinematic responses to the mid-2010s ‘refugee crisis’. Placing contemporary Greek cinema within the context of European film production and transnational cinema, the book explores the fascination of Greek filmmakers with migration, mobility, borders and identity between 1991 and ... More

Keywords: Greece, cinema, migration, identity, victimhood, representation, refugees, crisis

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781474437035
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437035.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Philip E. Phillis, author