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Primary Language tr
Subjects Art
Journal Section Features

Author: Dilek İMANÇER (Primary Author)
Country: Turkey

Dates Publication Date : May 10, 2019


This study analyzes representations of women in Turkish films made from a conservative Islamic perspective. Westernization in Turkish society has highlighted certain East-West contradictions, and these contradictions have become a focus for discussions of women’s issues while at the same time camouflaging patriarchial patterns. Islamic films in Turkish cinema are worthy of analysis because they make a statement about East-West contradictions, and it is in this context that women are represented.

Representations of women, Islamic film, modern, conservative, patriarchal