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  • Film as a tool to rewrite history: New political cinema in Turkey 

    Authors:Paça Cengiz, Esin
    Publisher and Date:(Kadir Has University, 2010)
    In order to "construct" a national narrative, unsettling moments of Turkish history have been disavowed by the official discourse in Turkey. As a consequence, uneasy and therefore repressed knowledge of the past, which has not been appropriated as a part of the official discourse on national history, is finding its existence in cinematic representations. Along with the mainstream films in which the official discourses on history resonate, the growing interest in representing the past in cinema in ...