Screen Studies - Global Film and Media

Global Film and Media

68 titles from Amsterdam University Press

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The Global Film and Media collection contains titles from the Film and Media list of Amsterdam University Press, covering cinema from around the globe and a range of topics such as filmmaking, film theory, contemporary screen cultures, neurofilmology and much more.

The collection covers the cinema of countries such as China, Korea, Sweden, US, Japan, Austria, Germany, and the Netherlands. It also includes regional studies of the cinema traditions of Africa, Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe, and transnational representations of nomadic peoples, refugees and migrants.

Content ranges from early and silent cinema to 21st century film, and covers contemporary screen cultures including video games and fanvids. The collection also features titles on topics from special effects to LGBTQ film festivals, adaptation, and cult cinema.

Highlights include:

  • Titles from Amsterdam University Press’s ‘Film Culture in Transition’ series, including: Mysteries of Cinema by Adrian Martin; Neorealist Film Culture, 1945-1954 by Francesco Pitassio; and Theorizing Film through Contemporary Art by Jill Murphy and Laura Rascaroli (eds), and more.
  • Wang Bing’s Filmmaking of the China Dream by Elena Pollacchi alongside other titles from the ‘Critical Asian Cinema’s’ series.
  • Explorations of contemporary film cultures such as: Perspectives on the European Videogame by Víctor Navarro-Remesal and Óliver Pérez-Latorre (eds); Fanvids by E. Charlotte Stevens; and The Webcam as an Emerging Cinematic Medium by Paula Albuquerque.
  • Antoine Damiens’ inside critique of the ephemeral nature of festival studies in LGBTQ Film Festivals.

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