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Introduction: Theorising Colour and Ambivalence

Paul Coates

Paul Coates is Professor in the Film Studies Department of the University of Western Ontario, Canada. He is the author of The Story of the Lost Reflection (1985), The Gorgon's Gaze: German Cinema, Expressionism and the Image of Horror (1991) and Cinema, Religion and the Romantic Legacy (2003). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinema and Colour : The Saturated Image

British Film Institute, 2010

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...Liberation and Ambivalence: Giotto’s Joy, Munch’s Depression Moments of liberation are ambiguous, even before the revolution begins to consume its children: divesting objects of the contexts that first lent them meaning cannot dispel...

Scientific Criticism: Evolutionary Theory

Michael Ryan

Dr Sean Michael Ryan is a Lecturer in Biblical Studies, Heythrop College, University of London Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Melissa Lenos

Melissa Lenos is Assistant Professor of English, Donnelly College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Introduction to Film Analysis : Technique and Meaning in Narrative Film

Continuum, 2012

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...The human species is millions of years old. Our culture, however, our ability to do things like make meaningful marks on a page, is only about 40,000 years old. The kind of non-violent civilization regulated by laws that you take...

Transnational Film Studies

Dina Iordanova

Dina Iordanova is the author of Cinema of Flames (2001) and co-editor of The BFI Companion to Eastern European and Russian Cinema (2000). She teaches in communication at the University of Leicester, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Cinema Book

British Film Institute, 2007

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...Transnational film studies approaches the cycle of film production, dissemination and reception as a dynamic process that transcends national borders and reflects the mobility of human existence in the global age; it explores the narrative...

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

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...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...

Dr. “King” Schultz as Ideologue and Emblem: The German Enlightenment and the Legacy of the 1848 Revolutions in Django Unchained

Robert von Dassanowsky

Robert von Dassanowsky is Professor of German and Film, and Carnegie/CASE Professor of the Year (Colorado) at U Colorado, Colorado Springs. Publications include Austrian Cinema: A History; Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America (ed); New Austrian Film (ed. w/ Oliver Speck) and Hofmannsthal’s “Der Schwierige” (ed. w/Martin Liebscher). He is also an independent film producer. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained : The Continuation of Metacinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Austrian actor Christoph Waltz embodied a negative take on Austria’s troubled postimperial identity and relationship with Nazism as the identity shifting SS officer Hans Landa in Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds (2009). The director creates...

Space: The Final (Queer) Frontier—The Sexual Other in Eleanor Arnason’s Ring of Swords

Alien Imaginations : Science Fiction and Tales of Transnationalism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Since the inception of the genre, alien-encounter narratives have been a staple of science fiction narratives where aliens have been the literal representation of the other—the immigrant or the imperial invader, for instance. In Eleanor...

The Future of Academic Film Study

Adrian Martin

Adrian Martin is film critic for The Age (Melbourne) and author of a study of Terrence Malick forthcoming from bfi Publishing. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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James Naremore

James Naremore is Emeritus Chancellors’ Professor at Indiana University. He is the author of a number of books, including Acting in the Cinema (1988), The Films of Vincente Minnelli (1993), More than Night: Film Noir in its Contexts (1998; 2008) and On Kubrick (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Movie Mutations : The Changing Face of World Cinephilia

British Film Institute, 2003

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...I think the problem is one of having too much information, excessive knowledge. There is no longer enough doubt about artistic modes of operating, doubt concerning what the painter or filmmaker is searching for. It’s terrible that a certain...

USDA Motion Picture Representations of African Americans

J. Emmett Winn

J. Emmett Winn is Professor of Film Studies at Auburn University. He is the co-editor of Transmitting the Past: Historical and Cultural Perspectives on Broadcasting (University of Alabama Press, 2005). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Documenting Racism : African Americans in U.S. Department of Agriculture Documentaries, 1921–42

Continuum, 2012

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...In this book I analyzed four USDA motion pictures that deal explicitly with African Americans: Helping Negroes to Become Better Farmers and Homemakers (1921), The Negro Farmer (1938), Three Counties against Syphilis (1938), and Henry...

Three Counties against Syphilis

J. Emmett Winn

J. Emmett Winn is Professor of Film Studies at Auburn University. He is the co-editor of Transmitting the Past: Historical and Cultural Perspectives on Broadcasting (University of Alabama Press, 2005). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Documenting Racism : African Americans in U.S. Department of Agriculture Documentaries, 1921–42

Continuum, 2012

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...The USDA produced a second film in 1938, titled Three Counties against Syphilis, which, like Helping Negroes to Become Better Farmers and Homemakers and The Negro Farmer, focused primarily on the southern rural African American population...

Alienation, Hybridity, and Liminality in Ray Bradbury and Archie Weller

Alien Imaginations : Science Fiction and Tales of Transnationalism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...In his poetic short story “Dark They Were and Golden-Eyed,” Ray Bradbury metaphorically discusses the issue of alienation and assimilation as experienced by a group of “migrants” to another planet. This essay contrasts this science fiction...