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Representing the Past and the Meaning of Home in Péter Forgács’s Private Hungary

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Since the 1980s, Hungarian filmmaker Péter Forgács has been working with old home movies and amateur films, using them as the foundation upon which to create his extraordinary narratives of twentieth-century European, mostly Hungarian...

“I am a time archaeologist”: Some Reflections on the Filmmaking Practice of Péter Forgács

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Over the last three decades, the Hungarian film and video artist Péter Forgács has produced a body of work that has gained him an international reputation. He once famously described himself as a “time archaeologist” (Spieker 2002), someone...

Postsocialist Social Reality in Hungarian Rap Music Videos

Popular Music and the Moving Image in Eastern Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Hip-hop was born as a black artistic expression in the United States in the 1980s and soon became a global phenomenon (Price-Styles 2015), which developed its own localized versions, including in Central and Eastern Europe (Miszczynski...

‘Music isn’t Music, Words aren’t Words’

Zsolt Győri

Zsolt Győri is an Assistant Professor in the Department of British Studies at the University of Debrecen, Hungary. He has edited collections of essays in Hungarian on British cinema, on body, subjectivity, race and gender in post-communist Hungarian cinema and the connective structures of space, power and identity in Hungarian cinema. He is also the author of Films, Auteurs, Critical-Clinical Readings (2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popular Music and the Moving Image in Eastern Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...The Budapest underground music scene took root in the late 1970s in the environment of a softening dictatorship. As Zsófia Réti asserts, ‘the principle of 3T (tiltás, tűrés, támogatás – banning, tolerating or supporting) was in line...

Crime Wave

De Toth on De Toth : Putting the Drama in front of the Camera

Faber & Faber, 2010

Book chapter

...The creative team from House of Wax, Andre de Toth, Bryan E. Foy and Crane Wilbur, reunited for Crime Wave (1954, released in the UK as The City is Dark), which also brought together two of the performers from House of Wax, Phyllis Kirk...

Pop Music, Nostalgia and Melancholia in Dollybirds and Liza, the Fox Fairy

Popular Music and the Moving Image in Eastern Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...In February 2017, Péter Tímár’s Csinibaba (Dollybirds, 1996) celebrated 20 years since its release in 1997. On this occasion, the director, former member of the famous Balázs Béla Stúdió, author of 14 feature films and a great number...

Coming to America

De Toth on De Toth : Putting the Drama in front of the Camera

Faber & Faber, 2010

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...Andre de Toth’s first two American films are, if nothing else, extraordinarily diverse. Both deal with the subject of the Nazis. The first represents the low point of American film-making: a typical B-picture, with little to commend...

Animation in the Gallery and the Gestalt

Global Animation Theory : International Perspectives at Animafest Zagreb

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The practice of drawing – professional knowledge – can be derived from two sources: either from universal faith, i.e. on the basis of the idea conception, which implies a collective ideal, or on the basis of a non-collective...

Introduction

Ewa Mazierska

Ewa Mazierska is Professor of Film Studies at the University of Central Lancashire, UK. She has published over twenty monographs and edited collections on film and popular music, including Popular Music in Eastern Europe: Breaking the Cold War Paradigm (2016), Relocating Popular Music (2015), co-edited with Georgina Gregory, From Self-Fulfillment to Survival of the Fittest: Work in European Cinema from the 1960s to the Present (2015), and European Cinema and Intertextuality: History, Memory, Politics (2011). Mazierska is the principal editor of the Studies in Eastern European Cinema journal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Zsolt Győri

Zsolt Győri is an Assistant Professor in the Department of British Studies at the University of Debrecen, Hungary. He has edited collections of essays in Hungarian on British cinema, on body, subjectivity, race and gender in post-communist Hungarian cinema and the connective structures of space, power and identity in Hungarian cinema. He is also the author of Films, Auteurs, Critical-Clinical Readings (2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popular Music and the Moving Image in Eastern Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...Music is the most pervasive element of film (and other forms of moving image) and the ‘two mediums share a long history of artistic affinities’ (Inglis 2003, 1), but it is also its most ‘invisible’ element. According to popular description,...

Return to America

De Toth on De Toth : Putting the Drama in front of the Camera

Faber & Faber, 2010

Book chapter

...In his final years in the United Kingdom, Andre de Toth was busy on a number of projects, all largely undocumented. The most unusual – not that any of de Toth’s projects are ordinary – came in the summer of 1976, when he made a film...