:: Volume 7, Issue 26 (Cultural History Studies 2016) ::
CHS 2016, 7(26): 113-131 Back to browse issues page
First World War and Its Representation in Iranian Cinema
Sayed Ali Rouhani *
, alirouhani1@yahoo.com
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Events of the First World War and its socio-political consequences have always been considered by contemporary Iranian artists. Iranian cinema had experienced making historical movies with the subject of Iran in First World War in recent decades. The aim of this research is to analyze the relation of cinema and history from Robert A. Rosenstone point of view. Then this article will study the content of Iranian historical movies related to the First World War and peruse their conceptual characteristics. This research shows that the issue of Iran during the First World War had been a forgotten subject in Pre-revolution cinema and it had became and important expression tool for representation of Iranian historical resistance and encountering with strangers. This approach propounds new subjects on these historical movies based on ideological reasons with an emphasis on some subjects after three decades of the emergence of historical cinema and its pathology.

Keywords: First World War, Iranian Cinema, Historical Movie.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/09/22 | Accepted: 2016/09/22 | Published: 2016/09/22

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