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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

Book chapter

...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...

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

Book chapter

...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

Book chapter

...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...

Digital Acinema from Afrance

William Brown

William Brown is Senior Lecturer in Film at the University of Roehampton, UK. He is the author of Supercinema: Film-Philosophy for the Digital Age (2013), Moving People, Moving Images: Cinema and Trafficking in the New Europe (2010), with Dina Iordanova and Leshu Torchin, and co-editor, with David Martin-Jones, of Deleuze and Film (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Non-Cinema : Global Digital Film-making and the Multitude

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...I did not remember much of the plot of Alain Gomis’s L’Afrance (France/Senegal, 2001) after seeing it for the first time at the Ritzy cinema in Brixton, London, in November 2013. I knew that the film is about a Senegalese man, El Hadj Diop...

Soviet Cinema

The Cinema Book

British Film Institute, 2007

Book chapter

...Until 1907, the only film companies operating in Russia were foreign, and the domestic market was dominated by the likes of the Lumière brothers and Pathé (see Early and pre-sound cinema, p. 3). In 1907, however, the first Russian...

Irish Cinema

The Cinema Book

British Film Institute, 2007

Book chapter

...Although cinemagoing has proved a consistently popular leisure activity in Ireland, there was for many years little by way of a native film industry.There are several reasons for this. Ireland is a small country that has lacked the size...

The Hidden Conscience of Estimated Palestine

Elia Suleiman

Elia Suleiman is a Palestinian film-maker; his recent feature films include Chronicle of a Disappearance (1996) and Divine Intervention (2002). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Theorising National Cinema

British Film Institute, 2006

Book chapter

...This article is an extract from a longer work, also called ‘The Hidden Conscience of Estimated Palestine’ and was originally published in UTS Review 2(2) (Nov. 1996): 163–7.This epilogue (epitaph) is dedicated to the Palestinian TV to be....

Malaysia: Melodramatic Drive, Rural Discord, Urban Heartaches

Contemporary Asian Cinema : Popular Culture in a Global Frame

Berg, 2006

Book chapter

...As we have just seen in the previous chapter, Malaysia’s cinematic history intertwines and overlaps with that of Singapore. Malaysia as we know it today is comprised of states in Peninsular Malaysia and on the island of Borneo across...

Whisky and wattage in Uruguay

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

Book chapter

...‘There is not much of a film industry in my country,’ admits Uruguayan Manuel Nieto Zas, while counting the working directors in his head. ‘There are ten. And between us we make one and a half films a year.’It’s always been like...

The Mellifluous ‘Illogics’ of the ‘Bollywood Musical’

The Sound of Musicals

British Film Institute, 2010

Book chapter

...The song-and-dance number is to the Indian film industry as the martial arts sequence is to its Hong Kong counterpart: for a global cinematic imagination, each form constitutes the dynamic ‘essence’, the defining characteristic, of its...