Ella Shohat


Ella Shohat teaches cinema and cultural studies at CUNY. SHe is the author of Israeli CinemaL East/West and the Politics of Representation (Texas University Press, 1989).

Articles by this Author
Rethinking Jews and Muslims

“Your Highness completed the war against the Moors,” Columbus wrote in a letter addressed to the Spanish throne, “after having chased all the Jews...and sent me to the said regions of India in order to convert the people there...

Gender in Hollywood's Orient

From its very beginning, Western cinema has been fascinated with the mystique of the Orient. Whether in the form of pseudo-Egyptian movie palaces, Biblical spectaculars, or the fondness for “Oriental” settings, Western cinema has...

Wedding in Galilee

Wedding in Galilee (Michel Khleifi, 1987).