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Transcending the question of origins
Emna Mrabet

North African origin. The new figure of the Maghrebi youth would now replace that of the immigrant worker, which dominated the films of the 1970s such as Ali Ghanem’s film Mektoub? (1970) and Naceur Ktari’s Les Ambassadeurs (1975). The famous filmmaker Costa-Gavras and his wife helped produce Medi Charef’s work Le Thé au harem d’Archimède, which was released in 1985. Known in English as Tea in the harem of Archimedes, this was one of the first films ever made by a young man with North African immigrant roots to reach a wide audience. It paved the way for others, whose

in Reimagining North African Immigration
Views from two Mediterranean cities
Mahdis Azarmandi
Piro Rexhepi

novelist Vassilis Vassilikos and filmmaker Costa-Gavras, not only documenting the life and death of Lambrakis but also giving voice to the growing protests against the conditions that led to his assassination. Both the novel and the movie Zi , which means ‘he lives’ in Greek, rekindle the spirits of leftist movements which had been under attack by the military dictatorship. Bringing to salience other bodies that bear the marks of violence and oppression, Christianopoulos generated a new language. He would attend to the homosexual, lesbian and transgender bodies that

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