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Rebecca Prime

Rebecca Prime is a film historian whose publications include Hollywood Exiles in Europe: the Blacklist and Cold War Film Culture (Rutgers University Press, 2014). A Fulbright scholar, she holds degrees from Columbia University, New York University, and the University of California, Los Angeles. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinematic Homecomings : Exile and Return in Transnational Cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... Neorealism: The Transnational History of a Film Style (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2012); Rebecca Prime, Hollywood Exiles in Europe: The Blacklist and Cold War Film Culture (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2014);...

From Blacklists to Black Films: The Hollywood Radicals Return Home

Rebecca Prime

Rebecca Prime is a film historian whose publications include Hollywood Exiles in Europe: the Blacklist and Cold War Film Culture (Rutgers University Press, 2014). A Fulbright scholar, she holds degrees from Columbia University, New York University, and the University of California, Los Angeles. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinematic Homecomings : Exile and Return in Transnational Cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

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... MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2008). For the European experiences of the American blacklisted, see Rebecca Prime, Hollywood Exiles in Europe: The Blacklist and Cold War Film Culture (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2014)....

Burning Straw Men: The 1979 Revolution and Bahman Farmanara's Stubborn Cosmopolitanism

Cinematic Homecomings : Exile and Return in Transnational Cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...As a director who began his career in the early 1970s, Bahman Farmanara provides a unique case study of a “cinematic homecoming” in relation to the Islamic Revolution in Iran. Farmanara established his career in Iran with feature films...

Staying Home: Cuban Exile Film from Within

Cinematic Homecomings : Exile and Return in Transnational Cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...When considering, in the context of Cuban national culture, the vexed question of exile and emigration, one of the most powerful tropes to appear is that of abandonment. In the wake of the Revolution, the new government moved...

Beyond Return in Turkish Diasporic Cinema

Cinematic Homecomings : Exile and Return in Transnational Cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The opening sequence of the Belgian-Turkish film Turquoise (dir. Kadir Balci 2009) immerses the viewer in an image of deep winter. The camera lingers on the mystery of the landscape, the tranquility of which could also be a mask for peril...

Zero Degrees of Separation: Post-Exilic Return in Denis Villeneuve's Incendies

Cinematic Homecomings : Exile and Return in Transnational Cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...In a country of immigration and an officially multicultural society such as Canada, it is surprising that images of immigrants rarely figure in the collective imagination of its largely Francophone province Quebec. This lack of visibility...

Chilean Exile Cinema and its Homecoming Documentaries

Cinematic Homecomings : Exile and Return in Transnational Cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The experience of brutal coups d’état followed by long military dictatorships that banished hundreds of thousands from their homelands was common to multiple nations in Latin America's Southern Cone during the 1970s. For numerous Latin...

Returning to Rubble: Fritz Kortner's The Last Illusion

Cinematic Homecomings : Exile and Return in Transnational Cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... as a German-Jewish émigré. This identity conflict leaves an indelible mark on the film's visual style in the guise of a double point of view. A prime example can be found at the beginning of the film, which opens with a traveling high angle long...

Healing Journeys: Return as Therapy in Walk on Water

Cinematic Homecomings : Exile and Return in Transnational Cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...In recent years, the growth in Israeli immigration to Germany has attracted increasing scholarly attention. Notable publications include wide-ranging surveys of the Israeli experience in Germany over the last two decades, and historical...

Narratives of Return in the Films of Ousmane Sembene and Djibril Diop Mambety

Cinematic Homecomings : Exile and Return in Transnational Cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Think of the long trip homeShould we have stayed at home and thought of here?Narratives of return, by which I mean narratives that foreground the desire of migrant figures to journey back home, are often situated as a response...