Name: Oussama, "Etoiles du jour"

Date:  1985 - 1995

Location:  Middle East and Caucasus

SubjectPolitical/Economic/Social Opinion

MediumFilm Video

Artist: Oussama Mohammed

Confronting Bodies: Official censors

Date of Action: 1988

Specific Location: Syria

Description of Artwork: One of the most radical Arab films in its exposure of patriarchal oppression.

Description of Incident: The film was well received abroad, particularly in North Africa, but has been waiting for four years for an authorization for a national release by the presidency.

Results of Incident

Source: Le Monde, Dec. 18, 1993

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