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Cinema, State and National Identity

Sarah Barrow

Sarah Barrow is Professor of Film and Media Studies at the University of East Anglia, UK. She has published numerous studies of Hispanic film including special issues of journals Transnational Cinemas and New Cinemas. She co-edited The Routledge Encyclopaedia of Films (2015), a major collection of 200 essays on films from all over the world. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Contemporary Peruvian Cinema : History, Identity and Violence on Screen

I.B.Tauris, 2018

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...A survey of the major trends in the history of Peruvian cinema suggests that the relationship between the emergence of the moving image as a popular form, changes on the social and political landscape, and the development of national...

Introduction

Sarah Barrow

Sarah Barrow is Professor of Film and Media Studies at the University of East Anglia, UK. She has published numerous studies of Hispanic film including special issues of journals Transnational Cinemas and New Cinemas. She co-edited The Routledge Encyclopaedia of Films (2015), a major collection of 200 essays on films from all over the world. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Contemporary Peruvian Cinema : History, Identity and Violence on Screen

I.B.Tauris, 2018

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...Cinema is, first and foremost, the projection of a cultural identity which comes to life on the screen. It mirrors, or should mirror, this identity. But that is not all. It should also ‘dream’ it. Or make it flesh and blood, with all its...

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. European Cinema and Continental Philosophy further develops Elsaesser’s approach to national and auteur cinema begun with Fassbinder’s Germany: History Identity Subject (1996), continued with European Cinema – Face to Face with Hollywood (2005) and 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...

May The Grass Never Grow at Your Door: The Civic Conception of Nationhood in Kazakh Cinema

Rico Isaacs

Rico Isaacs is a Reader in Politics at Oxford Brookes University. His research focuses on nation-building and institutions in post-Soviet Central Asia. He writes regularly on Central Asian politics and culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film and Identity in Kazakhstan : Soviet and Post-Soviet Culture in Central Asia

I.B. Tauris, 2018

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...Nursultan Nazarbayev often quips that Kazakhstan is home to over 100 different nationalities.Nursultan Nazarbayev, Without Right and Left. London: Class Publishing, 1992. This has become a maxim widely repeated throughout public discourse...

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. European Cinema and Continental Philosophy further develops Elsaesser’s approach to national and auteur cinema begun with Fassbinder’s Germany: History Identity Subject (1996), continued with European Cinema – Face to Face with Hollywood (2005) and 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...

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Thai Cinema : The Complete Guide

I.B. Tauris, 2018

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...Viewed through the lens of global feature film animation, Thai animation has an extremely limited history. Such history largely resides in the person of Payut Ngaokrachang in the pre-digital era, whose experiments with animation techniques...

The Bones that Litter the Shore: A Brief History of Integrated, Pan-European Studios

Christopher Meir

Christopher Meir is a UC3M CONEX Fellow in the Department of Journalism and Audiovisual Communication at the University of Carlos III Madrid, Spain. He is the author of Scottish Cinema: Texts and Contexts (2014) and co-editor of Beyond the Bottom Line: The Producer in Film and Television Studies (2014). He has also published numerous articles and book chapters on industrial issues in Film and Television Studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mass Producing European Cinema : Studiocanal and Its Works

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...In examining what could either be an epochal shift in the history of the European screen industries or, given some fragility that remains apparent in the sector, the latest false dawn in a long tradition of European flame outs, this book...

The Steppe, Disorientation, Division and Corruption: Social and Economic Visions of Modern Nationhood

Rico Isaacs

Rico Isaacs is a Reader in Politics at Oxford Brookes University. His research focuses on nation-building and institutions in post-Soviet Central Asia. He writes regularly on Central Asian politics and culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film and Identity in Kazakhstan : Soviet and Post-Soviet Culture in Central Asia

I.B. Tauris, 2018

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...The previous chapter demonstrated how aspects of contemporary Kazakh cinema reflect the heterogeneity of nationhood and identity. The Tengrist narrative in the work of Yermek Tursunov provides a quasi-primordial conceptualisation of Kazakh...

The trouble with beauty: Reimagining African film aesthetics

James S. Williams

James S. Williams is Professor of Modern French Literature and Film at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. He is the author of Encounters with Godard: Ethics, Aesthetics, Politics (2016), Space and Being in Contemporary French Cinema (2013) and Jean Cocteau (2008). He is also co-editor of May 68: Rethinking France’s Last Revolution (2011, with Anna-Louise Milne and Julian T. Jackson), For Ever Godard (2004, with Michael Temple and Michael Witt) and Gender and French Cinema (2001, with Alex Hughes). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ethics and Aesthetics in Contemporary African Cinema : The Politics of Beauty

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...It is no longer sufficient that we keep on producing in order to waken people’s consciousness, etc.. We have to be humble enough to move the debate on to film as a form of artistic creation in itself rather than as a means to achieve...