[Filmfestivalresearch] Film Festivals and the Middle East

Peaslee, Robert robert.peaslee at ttu.edu
Mon Apr 8 19:17:31 CEST 2013

Hi all,

I believe Roya Rastegar, if she's not on this list, has been doing work on
some or all of these fests...I'm cc'ing her here.


Robert Moses Peaslee, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Journalism & Electronic Media
College of Media & Communication
Texas Tech University

Affiliated Faculty - Institute for Hispanic and International Communication
Faculty Senate - 2012­2015
TTU Campus Coordinator - Global Lens Film Series
Chair - Flatland Film Festival and Series Programming Committee

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On 4/8/13 12:08 PM, "Stefanie Van De Peer" <sevdp at st-andrews.ac.uk> wrote:

>Dear Colleagues,
>Dina Iordanova and I are currently preparing the next volume in our
>series on film festivals, which will concentrate on film festivals and
>the Middle East. The commissioning stage has gone successfully, but we
>have identified a gap on work being done on festivals that take place in
>the Gulf region. The three largest and most prestigious film festivals in
>the Arab world, Doha Tribeca, Abu Dhabi and Dubai, are currently not
>properly covered in our plan, even though they are an inherent and very
>visible part of the circuit in the Middle East and worldwide.
>We are therefore wondering if there is someone we may not know about who
>is working on these festivals and would be qualified to assist us on this
>Looking forward to hearing from you:
>Dr Stefanie Van de Peer
>Research Coordinator
>Editorial Assistant
>Department of Film Studies
>University of St Andrews
>99 North Street
>St Andrews, Fife
>KY16 9AD
>Email: sevdp at st-andrews.ac.uk
>Tel: 01334 467 476
>Out now: Art and Trauma in Africa ­ The Representation of Reconciliation
>in Music, Art, Literature and Film, with IB Tauris:
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