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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...

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...

Home Movies and Amateur Film as National Cinema

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...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...

Post-heroic Narratives and the Community to Come

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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...The preceding chapters have laid out the general philosophical and political terrain on which Europe might reassess (and one day even reassert) its ‘Europeanness’ as a value-based political entity. The chapters have also offered an analysis...

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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...

Introduction: Nation, Film, Child

Stephanie Hemelryk Donald

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Stephanie Hemelryk Donald is incoming Distinguished Professor of Film at the University of Lincoln and visiting Distinguished Professor at the iCinema Centre for Interactive Cinema Research at the University of New South Wales. Her research covers film, the media, childhood, migration and Chinese visual culture. She is co-editor of Inert Cities: Globalization, Mobility and Suspension in Visual Culture (I.B.Tauris, 2014), among other publications. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Emma Wilson

Emma Wilson is Professor of French Literature and the Visual Arts at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sarah Wright

Sarah Wright is Reader in Hispanic Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Childhood and Nation in Contemporary World Cinema : Borders and Encounters

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The proposition underlying this book is not only that each of its three organizing concepts – the child, the nation and cinema – can sometimes illuminate unexpected aspects of the other two, but above all that the three taken in conjuncture...

Conclusions: Studiocanal and European Studios Then, Now, and in the Future

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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...This book has sought to provide an overview of the development of Studiocanal from its origins as a virtual investment fund for Hollywood features into a vertically and horizontally integrated studio competing for a substantial share...