Christian Science Monitor: Lives of torment and resistance unveiled: Three books about the position of women in Afghanistan

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in 2004-04-Harriet Logan, Reviews

By Heather Hewett No other image has come to symbolize the enigmatic position of Muslim women more than the veil and its paradoxical mechanics: By concealing women from our eyes, it actually increases our desire to see them. The practice of hijab, or veiling, encompasses a wide range of styles and degrees of covering. When […]

New York Times: Where a Film’s Gooey Bits Are the Real Showstoppers

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Where a Film’s Gooey Bits Are the Real Showstoppers By Sarah Boxer December 3, 2002 The theater was an old synagogue on the Lower East Side, huge, rundown and spooky. The movie being screened, “Decasia,” was made of deteriorating reels of film. The speakers that night were an ill-sorted band: the magician and sleight-of-hand expert […]