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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...

Making Connections

Deborah Shaw

Deborah Shaw is Associate Dean of Research in the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries and Reader in Film Studies at the University of Portsmouth, UK. Shaw is the founding co-editor of the journal Transnational Cinemas, and author of The Three Amigos: The Transnational Filmmaking of Guillermo del Toro, Alejandro González Iñárritu, and Alfonso Cuarón (2013), and editor of Contemporary Latin American Cinema: Breaking into the Global Market (2007), and co-editor of The Transnational Fantasies of Guillermo del Toro (2014) with Ann Davies and Dolores Tierney. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Contemporary Cinema of Latin America : 10 Key Films

Continuum, 2003

Book chapter

...On starting this book, I was aware of a number of discrete themes in the films selected that 1 would pursue in the analyses of them. These include the nature of the individual's relationship to changes in revolutionary society (Memories...

Tomás Gutiérrez Alea's Changing Images of the Revolution

Deborah Shaw

Deborah Shaw is Associate Dean of Research in the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries and Reader in Film Studies at the University of Portsmouth, UK. Shaw is the founding co-editor of the journal Transnational Cinemas, and author of The Three Amigos: The Transnational Filmmaking of Guillermo del Toro, Alejandro González Iñárritu, and Alfonso Cuarón (2013), and editor of Contemporary Latin American Cinema: Breaking into the Global Market (2007), and co-editor of The Transnational Fantasies of Guillermo del Toro (2014) with Ann Davies and Dolores Tierney. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Contemporary Cinema of Latin America : 10 Key Films

Continuum, 2003

Book chapter

...This chapter focuses on Memories of Underdevelopment (Memorias del subdesarrollo) (1968) and Strawberry and Chocolate (Fresa y chocolate) (1993), by both Cuba's most celebrated director, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea (1928-1996).Memories...

Introduction

Deborah Shaw

Deborah Shaw is Associate Dean of Research in the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries and Reader in Film Studies at the University of Portsmouth, UK. Shaw is the founding co-editor of the journal Transnational Cinemas, and author of The Three Amigos: The Transnational Filmmaking of Guillermo del Toro, Alejandro González Iñárritu, and Alfonso Cuarón (2013), and editor of Contemporary Latin American Cinema: Breaking into the Global Market (2007), and co-editor of The Transnational Fantasies of Guillermo del Toro (2014) with Ann Davies and Dolores Tierney. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Contemporary Cinema of Latin America : 10 Key Films

Continuum, 2003

Book chapter

...This is not a book about Latin American cinema; it is a book about some films made by selected Mexican, Brazilian, Cuban, Argentine, and Chilean directors.For a comprehensive book about Latin American cinema that includes a study...

Essays and Endeavours

Michael Chanan

MICHAEL CHANAN is a documentary film-maker and Professor of Film and Video at Roehampton University. His films include 'Detroit - Ruin of a City' (with George Steinmetz, 2005). His books include 'Cuban Cinema' (2003) and 'Repeated Takes: A Short History of Recording and its Effects on Music' (1995). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Politics of Documentary

British Film Institute, 2007

Book chapter

...I In certain ways World War II was good to documentary. With an audience avid to see its compelling image, and distributors and exhibitors eager to prove their patriotic credentials by showing them, documentaries were an accepted part...

After Vérité

Michael Chanan

MICHAEL CHANAN is a documentary film-maker and Professor of Film and Video at Roehampton University. His films include 'Detroit - Ruin of a City' (with George Steinmetz, 2005). His books include 'Cuban Cinema' (2003) and 'Repeated Takes: A Short History of Recording and its Effects on Music' (1995). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Politics of Documentary

British Film Institute, 2007

Book chapter

...I One of the critical problems in documentary representation, according to Fredric Jameson, is its susceptibility to the clichés and stereotypes which are always already present in the afilmic world, shaping the story the film wishes...