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Home Movies and Amateur Film as National Cinema

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...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...
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...Monologue By Narrator Now that we have some insight into the concept of experiential space, we may consider interaction among the experiential space continua of a highly unique group of individuals. In general, the study of the varying...

Bruce Alcock

Chris Robinson

A noted animation commentator, curator and historian, Chris Robinson has been a director of the Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) since 1994. His previous books include Unsung Heroes of Animation (John Libbey & Co., 2006), Estonian Animation: Between Genius and Utter Illiteracy (IUP, 2007) and The Animation Pimp: AWN Official Guide (Course Technology, 2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Animators Unearthed : A Guide to the Best of Contemporary Animation

Continuum, 2010

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...Bruce AlcockQuinte HotelVive la RoseCanadian animator Bruce Alcock has only made three independent films, but what a trio of work he has created. Using a mixture of high and low techniques including a distinct use of found objects, Alcock's...

Hum, Buzz, Gurgle: Ecological Soundscapes in Poetic Ecodocs

Vocal Projections : Voices in Documentary

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...This chapter explores the construction of voice, and in particular, the production of non-human ecological soundscapes, in poetic documentaries about the challenges of the Anthropocene. Offered as a new field of acoustic studies within...

Murder on the Dance-floor

Richard Nowell

Richard Nowell teaches American Cinema at the American Studies Department of Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. He has served as a guest editor of the journal Iluminace, and he has published articles in several journals including the New Review of Film & Television Studies, Post Script, the Journal of Film and Video, InMedia , and Cinema Journal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Blood Money : A History of the First Teen Slasher Film Cycle

Continuum, 2011

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...All-American teenagers huddle around a bonfire as a summer camp counselor tells them a story. A young couple speed from a nearby lovers’ lane, he explains, after hearing a radio news bulletin warning that a hook-handed killer has just...

Rabid (1977)

Directed by

David Cronenberg

Written by

David Cronenberg

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...Hilly Country Road ‒ Day A large, black, powerful-looking motorcycle waits propped up on its center stand on the gravel shoulder of a deserted country road. The gold lettering on its tank and side covers identifies it as a Norton Commando...

Shivers (1975)

Directed by

David Cronenberg

Written by

David Cronenberg

Screenplay

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...Starliner Towers Apartment Complex ‒ Morning Starliner Towers is seen in LS through the windshield of a moving car. The car approaches the complex and stops near the main doors of the West Tower. Out of the car climb Kresimir and Benda...

Cinéma vérité, direct cinema 1958–70

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 the late 1950s several major technological breakthroughs dramatically changed documentary as well as fictional and experimental filmmaking. These changes occasioned what can be thought of either as something new or merely as new ways...

Oceania’s Indigenous Films after 2000

Houston Wood

After spending many years as a macadamia nut farmer, Houston Wood earned his PhD in English from the University of Hawaii in 1996 and now teaches at Hawaii Pacific University. His previous publications include The Reality of Ethnomethodology (with Hugh Mehan), Wiley Interscience; Displacing Natives: The Rhetorical Production of Hawai'i, Rowman and Littlefield; various journal article and book chapters. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Native Features : Indigenous Films from Around the World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2008

Book chapter

...Epigraph. Merata Mita, interview on First Friday, television broadcast, Olelo Cable presentation, August 1991.The images are precious as the ancestors appear in those images.Once Were Warriors sparked an interest in Indigenous-made films...