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Toward a Conclusion: Clearing the Digital Haze

Aleks Wansbrough

Aleks Wansbrough is Lecturer at Sydney College of the Arts at University of Sydney in Australia. He has written popular and academic articles concerning the tragic in relation to film and philosophy. He is also the editorial manager of the Journal of Asia-Pacific Pop Culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Capitalism and the Enchanted Screen : Myths and Allegories in the Digital Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...“This is ground zero of one of the biggest revolutions we as humans are experiencing.”Werner Herzog introduces the subject of his documentary Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World (2016) by referring to the Internet...

Spain: The Heresies of Don Luis

Mark Le Fanu

Mark Le Fanu is a well-known writer on film who has contributed regular pieces and columns to Sight and Sound, Positif and the East-West Review. A former Lecturer in English at the University of Cambridge, he was from 1993-2008 Director of Studies in Film History at the European Film College in Ebeltoft, Denmark. He is the author of The Cinema of Andrei Tarkovsky (1987) and Mizoguchi and Japan (2005), which was shortlisted in its year of publication for the Krazna-Kraus Prize. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Believing in Film : Christianity and Classic European Cinema

I.B. Tauris, 2018

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...‘You cannot imagine the richness of the mysteries of the Virgin Mary.’ Edith Scob as the Queen of Heaven in Buñuel’s La Voie Lactée (The Milky Way) (1969).The Resurrection is one of the central mysteries of the Christian religion. In Luis...
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...Cristina’s Room ‒ Day Male and female clothing is strewn around an upper-middle-class room, decorated in good taste. A leather jacket hangs draped over a chair and a lead-blue dress lies on the floor. Cristina...

Italy: Christianity and Neo-Realism

Mark Le Fanu

Mark Le Fanu is a well-known writer on film who has contributed regular pieces and columns to Sight and Sound, Positif and the East-West Review. A former Lecturer in English at the University of Cambridge, he was from 1993-2008 Director of Studies in Film History at the European Film College in Ebeltoft, Denmark. He is the author of The Cinema of Andrei Tarkovsky (1987) and Mizoguchi and Japan (2005), which was shortlisted in its year of publication for the Krazna-Kraus Prize. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Believing in Film : Christianity and Classic European Cinema

I.B. Tauris, 2018

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...The meek shall inherit the earth. François Périer and Giulietta Masina in Federico Fellini's The Nights of Cabiria (1956).Probably in no country in Europe are the contrasting origins of our civilisation – going back to paganism on the one...

Irish Cinema

The Cinema Book

British Film Institute, 2007

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...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...

Introduction

Mark Le Fanu

Mark Le Fanu is a well-known writer on film who has contributed regular pieces and columns to Sight and Sound, Positif and the East-West Review. A former Lecturer in English at the University of Cambridge, he was from 1993-2008 Director of Studies in Film History at the European Film College in Ebeltoft, Denmark. He is the author of The Cinema of Andrei Tarkovsky (1987) and Mizoguchi and Japan (2005), which was shortlisted in its year of publication for the Krazna-Kraus Prize. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Believing in Film : Christianity and Classic European Cinema

I.B. Tauris, 2018

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...At some stage in European civilisation, Christianity ceased to be the paramount driving force; it ceased to be both the primary inspiration of art, and the measure of that art’s true value – its final court of appeal, so to speak...

‘Hymn to Mother’: Tengrism, Motherhood and 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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...This is the first of two chapters that explore narratives within modern Kazakh cinema that are distinct from the ‘civic’ and ‘ethnic’ accounts put forward by the regime. The first of these narratives pivots upon a reading of nationhood...

Russia Again: Millennial Faith and Nihilism

Mark Le Fanu

Mark Le Fanu is a well-known writer on film who has contributed regular pieces and columns to Sight and Sound, Positif and the East-West Review. A former Lecturer in English at the University of Cambridge, he was from 1993-2008 Director of Studies in Film History at the European Film College in Ebeltoft, Denmark. He is the author of The Cinema of Andrei Tarkovsky (1987) and Mizoguchi and Japan (2005), which was shortlisted in its year of publication for the Krazna-Kraus Prize. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Believing in Film : Christianity and Classic European Cinema

I.B. Tauris, 2018

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...‘A [. . .] powerful psycho-political study of the conditions of life in contemporary Russia’: Andrey Zvyagintsev’s Leviathan (2014).It has been one of this book’s governing contentions that, when it comes to matters of high art and meaning,...

The Sword of the Spirit

Patrick Russell

Patrick Russell is Senior Curator (Non-Fiction), BFI National Archive, UK. He is the author of 100 British Documentaries (2007) and co-editor of The Lost World of Mitchell and Kenyon (BFI 2004) and Shadows of Progress: Documentary Film in Post-War Britain (2010) and has been a regular contributor to BFI Screenonline. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 British Documentaries : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2007

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...The Sword of the Spirit was a religious movement founded early in World War II, stressing the spiritual truths underlying the Allies’ material efforts. Though ecumenical, it was Catholic-led, Vatican-sanctioned and headed by England’s most...

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Cynthia Whitcomb

Cynthia Whitcomb has sold more than 70 feature-length screenplays, 25 of which have been filmed. Her scripts have won and been nominated for many awards, including the Emmy Award, Cable Ace Award, Edgar Allan Poe Award, Humanitas Award, and Writers Guild of America Awards. Her students have also gone on to write successful box-office hits. She has taught screenwriting for many years, including seven at the acclaimed UCLA Film School. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Heart of the Film : Writing Love Stories in Screenplays

Routledge, 2017

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... Unavailability chapTer 28 UNAVAILABILITY There are many reasons one of your two lovers might be unavailable. Here is a starting list for you: he/She iS dying The love story set in the midst of someone dying is a sub-genre that keeps...