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Cinema: Representations in Commercial Films
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This entry discusses the representations of Muslim women in post-authoritarian Indonesian commercial cinema. Focusing on film Islami (Islamic-themed films), the entry questions how the idea of Muslim femininity is…

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Evi Eliyanah, “Cinema: Representations in Commercial Films”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 29 January 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002068>
First published online: 2016

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