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Human Subjects—Alien Objects? Abjection and the Constructions of Race and Racism in District 9

Andrew M. Butler

Andrew M. Butler is Senior Lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies at Canterbury Christ Church University, UK. He is the co-editor of The Routledge Companion to Science Fiction (2009), and author of The Pocket Essential Philip K. Dick (2007) and Solar Flares (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Alien Imaginations : Science Fiction and Tales of Transnationalism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Science fiction frequently represents the other—aliens, robots, clones, and so forth—in order to discuss racial difference. Whilst this metaphor can facilitate a nuanced reading of often politicised situations, it can appear racist...

Circumatlantic Media Migrations

Movie Mutations : The Changing Face of World Cinephilia

British Film Institute, 2003

Book chapter

...1. Old and new suitcases Ann Arbor, Bastille Day 2002 Dear Lucia, It is good to hear from you as you make your move from Durban to Johannesburg, and are preparing to make the leap across the Atlantic. As the descendant of European Jews...

Music and Murder

Jason Wood

Jason Wood works for the Curzon Cinema organisation. He is the author of The Faber Book of Mexican Cinema and is also the editor of Nick Broomfield. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nick Broomfield : Documenting Icons

Faber & Faber Limited, 2018

Book chapter

...Beginning as a documentary about the music of Kurt Cobain, his contemporaries and the environment that informed them, Kurt and Courtney took a different turn when Cobain’s widow, Courtney Love, refused to license Broomfield any of Cobain...

Grierson, Afrikaner Nationalism and South Africa

The Grierson Effect : Tracing Documentary’s International Movement

British Film Institute, 2014

Book chapter

...South Africa’s greatest immediate concern is the misunderstanding of it on the part of other nations … no one in his senses will expect, by simple formula, to liquidate the host of misunderstandings and prejudices which, coming from...

Animation in the Gallery and the Gestalt

Global Animation Theory : International Perspectives at Animafest Zagreb

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The practice of drawing – professional knowledge – can be derived from two sources: either from universal faith, i.e. on the basis of the idea conception, which implies a collective ideal, or on the basis of a non-collective...

The Space of the Subject

Michael Chanan

MICHAEL CHANAN is a documentary film-maker and Professor of Film and Video at Roehampton University. His films include 'Detroit - Ruin of a City' (with George Steinmetz, 2005). His books include 'Cuban Cinema' (2003) and 'Repeated Takes: A Short History of Recording and its Effects on Music' (1995). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Politics of Documentary

British Film Institute, 2007

Book chapter

...I Dai Vaughan recalls a television programme about George Bernard Shaw he saw back in the early 1950s, doubtless shot with the full panoply of 35mm equipment and its attendant hordes of technicians. A mid-shot of Shaw sitting down at his...

Rough Justice

Jason Wood

Jason Wood works for the Curzon Cinema organisation. He is the author of The Faber Book of Mexican Cinema and is also the editor of Nick Broomfield. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nick Broomfield : Documenting Icons

Faber & Faber Limited, 2018

Book chapter

...Broomfield’s initial film on what the American media frenziedly dubbed its first female serial killer revolves around three central characters: prostitute Aileen Wuornos, whom Broomfield interviews in prison whilst charged with the murder...