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Cinema: Films Made by Women Screen Writers, Directors, Producers: Women Documentary Filmmakers: Pakistan
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Transformation of Pakistani society under Islamization: background

To contextualize and link the emergence of Pakistani women documentary filmmakers, it is pertinent to examine the sociohistorical and political significance of the Islamization period, and the implications of the Zina Hudood Ordinance and the Law of Evidence.

The Islamization process stands out as the most formative period in…

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Imran, Rahat, “Cinema: Films Made by Women Screen Writers, Directors, Producers: Women Documentary Filmmakers: Pakistan”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 23 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0674>
First published online: 2010



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