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Home Movies and Amateur Film as National Cinema

Amateur Filmmaking : The Home Movie, the Archive, the Web

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...There is little doubt that the mid-1990s was a watershed moment for archivists and scholars in the discovery and appreciation of amateur films and home movies. In her 1994 study of film archives, Penelope Houston noted how “many...

Post-heroic Narratives and the Community to Come

Thomas Elsaesser

Thomas Elsaesser is Emeritus Professor at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and since 2013 Visiting Professor at Columbia University, USA. European Cinema and Continental Philosophy further develops Elsaesser’s approach to national and auteur cinema that began with Fassbinder’s Germany: History Identity Subject (1996), continued with European Cinema - Face to Face with Hollywood (2005) and was given a theoretical turn in Film Theory: An Introduction through the Senses (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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European Cinema and Continental Philosophy : Film as Thought Experiment

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The preceding chapters have laid out the general philosophical and political terrain on which Europe might reassess (and one day even reassert) its ‘Europeanness’ as a value-based political entity. The chapters have also offered an analysis...

European Cinema into the Twenty-first Century

Thomas Elsaesser

Thomas Elsaesser is Emeritus Professor at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and since 2013 Visiting Professor at Columbia University, USA. European Cinema and Continental Philosophy further develops Elsaesser’s approach to national and auteur cinema that began with Fassbinder’s Germany: History Identity Subject (1996), continued with European Cinema - Face to Face with Hollywood (2005) and was given a theoretical turn in Film Theory: An Introduction through the Senses (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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European Cinema and Continental Philosophy : Film as Thought Experiment

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...In this troubled world, Western Europe has, in fact, become a fragile island of prosperity, peace, democracy, culture, science, welfare and civil rights. However, erecting walls against the rest of the world may undermine the very...

Conclusion

Barry Jordan

Barry Jordan is Professor of European Cinema and Culture at De Montfort University, Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mark Allinson

Mark Allinson is Professor of Spanish, University of Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Spanish Cinema: A Student's Guide

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...In Tesis (1996), Alejandro Amenábar's debut feature, Professor Castro announces to a Film Studies class that a colleague, the asthmatic Professor Figueroa (thesis supervisor of female lead, Angela, played by Ana Torrent), has had a heart...

Film as Thought

Thomas Elsaesser

Thomas Elsaesser is Emeritus Professor at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and since 2013 Visiting Professor at Columbia University, USA. European Cinema and Continental Philosophy further develops Elsaesser’s approach to national and auteur cinema that began with Fassbinder’s Germany: History Identity Subject (1996), continued with European Cinema - Face to Face with Hollywood (2005) and was given a theoretical turn in Film Theory: An Introduction through the Senses (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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European Cinema and Continental Philosophy : Film as Thought Experiment

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...From being erstwhile foes and then indifferent strangers, philosophy and film have recently joined hands, unlikely partners providing solace to one another in a sometimes felicitous, sometimes fractious, marriage of convenience...

Introduction: Nation, Film, Child

Stephanie Hemelryk Donald

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Stephanie Hemelryk Donald is Professor of Comparative Film and Culture at University of New South Wales, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Emma Wilson

Emma Wilson is Professor of French Literature and the Visual Arts at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sarah Wright

Sarah Wright is Reader in Hispanic Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Childhood and Nation in Contemporary World Cinema : Borders and Encounters

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The proposition underlying this book is not only that each of its three organizing concepts – the child, the nation and cinema – can sometimes illuminate unexpected aspects of the other two, but above all that the three taken in conjuncture...

Institutionalization: USA 1930–1941

Betsy A. McLane

Betsy A. McLane is the Director Emerita of the International Documentary Association. She holds degrees in cinema: a BFA from Ithaca College, MA and Ph.D. from The University of Southern California School of Media Arts. She has taught courses on film and documentary at Loyola Marymount University, The University of Vermont, Emerson College, The University of Southern California and California State University, San Bernadino, Palm Desert Campus. She is a Past President of the University Film and Video Association, and most recently served as the Project Director for The American Documentary Showcase, a program of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the US Department of State. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A New History of Documentary Film

Continuum, 2012

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...In 1930 the (US) Workers’ Film and Photo League (WFPL) was established in New York City. Its goal was to train filmmakers and photographers to produce material that would present the ‘true picture’ of life in the United States; that is,...

From Cine Social to Heritage Cinema in Films of the 2000s

Sally Faulkner

Sally Faulkner is Professor of Hispanic Studies and Film Studies at the University of Exeter, UK. She is the author of Literary Adaptations in Spanish Cinema (2004) and A Cinema of Contradiction: Spanish Film of the 1960s (2006) and was awarded a Fellowship from the British Arts and Humanities Research Council for 2011. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A History of Spanish Film : Cinema and Society 1910–2010

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...As the new millennium began, José María Aznar’s PP remained in office in Spain, winning in 2000 a second term that was marked by the president’s unpopular support for the post-9/11 war in Iraq. In 2004, political power changed hands...

Cannes, 2008

Demetrios Matheou

Demetrios Matheou is a London-based journalist and writer. He worked as a newspaper reporter, then an architectural journalist, before starting to watch movies for a living. He is the film critic for the Sunday Herald in Scotland, and also writes for the Independent on Sunday, Guardian, Observer and Sight & Sound. Demetrios contributed the eponymous entry of Faber's Ten Bad Dates with De Niro. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Faber Book of New South American Cinema

Faber & Faber, 2010

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...Ten years after Central Station triumphed at the Berlin Film Festival, the 2008 Cannes festival was heralded as one in which the South Americans were showing in force. It was no longer the case that a lone Brazilian of an international...

Don Boyd: The Accidental Producer

Seventies British Cinema

British Film Institute, 2008

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...I became a producer by accident. . . . I was a writer and a director who produced films but never saw myself as that in professional terms – I still don’t, and never will.Don Boyd, interview with Dan North, 20 February 2003. Don Boyd...