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“It says here”

Christina Gerhardt

Christina Gerhardt is Associate Professor of German at University of Hawai’i at Manoa, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Screening the Red Army Faction : Historical and Cultural Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...This chapter was generously funded by a Junior Research Grant from the Fulbright Commission (2007–2008), which permitted archival research to be conducted at the Hamburg Institut für Sozialforschung (Hamburg Institute for Social Research...

Introduction: History and Film in Parallel Orbits

Eleftheria Thanouli

Eleftheria Thanouli is Assistant Professor in Film Theory at the Film Department at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Amsterdam in 2005. She is the author of Post-Classical Cinema: An International Poetics of Film Narration (2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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History and Film : A Tale of Two Disciplines

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...For most historians films are first and foremost artifacts, human-made objects for particular human use much like the many other objects with which man fills his environment. The term “artifact” regularly featured in the first...

Absence, Excess and Epistemological Expansion: Towards a Framework for the Study of Animated Documentary

Annabelle Honess Roe

Annabelle Honess Roe is a lecturer at the University of Surrey, UK, where she is the programme director for Film Studies. Her scholarship and teaching focuses on animation, documentary and popular culture more broadly. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Animation Studies Reader

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...This article was first published in animation: an interdisciplinary journal in 2011 and outlined ideas that Honess Roe would go on to explore in more detail in her book Animated Documentary (Palgrave Macmillan 2013). Here she...

Realisms and Neorealisms in Italian Cinema

Mary P Wood

Mary Wood is Reader in European Cinema at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Italian Cinema

Berg, 2005

Book chapter

...Italian critics have tried to define neorealism since the Parma conference of 1952. At regular intervals since then the bones of neorealism have been picked over by film-makers, academics and critics. A major conference held in Pesaro...
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...I heard a sound I thought was birds but then I swear I heard these words: Shadow San ‘This voice comes from the shadow cast by Hiroshima’s A-bomb blast. The sound you hear inside this case is of a man who fans the face he used to have...

History as nonsense: Historical parodies of the Bakumatsu period

Sean D. O’Reilly

Sean D. O’Reilly is Assistant Professor at Akita International University, Japan, where he teaches courses on Japanese history, cinema, and popular culture. He graduated from Harvard University’s History and East Asian Languages program with a secondary field in Film and Visual Studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Re-Viewing the Past : The Uses of History in the Cinema of Imperial Japan

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...It is the calm before the storm: the steely-eyed samurai smiles contemptuously at a ring of opponents, slowly draws his sword and stands stock-still, ready to unleash his righteous fury in the blink of an eye. The scene is one familiar...
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...SYRACUSE, NY, MAY 7, 1959 VANN HOUSE IN SYRACUSE. DAY Fade up on a drowsy suburban afternoon: a battered green Ford pulls up in front of a large red-brick house. John Paul Vann jumps out of the car. He’s a man in the uniform...

Hope and Glory (1987)

Directed by

John Boorman

Written by

John Boorman

Screenplay

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...Rohan House: Back Garden. September 1939. Day Colour. Raking down a line of suburban gardens lit by a late-summer sun. Heads move back and forth above the fences that divide the narrow strips of land, moving to the sound of unseen lawn...

“Howls from the Left”: Pier Paolo Pasolini, Allen Ginsberg, and the Legacies of Beat America

Pier Paolo Pasolini, Framed and Unframed : A Thinker for the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...“Work…” “… Work?!?!” With every mention of gainful employment on the American television series Dobie Gillis (1959–63), the “beatnik” character would squawk the word back—with utter incredulity...

Epilogue

Sean D. O’Reilly

Sean D. O’Reilly is Assistant Professor at Akita International University, Japan, where he teaches courses on Japanese history, cinema, and popular culture. He graduated from Harvard University’s History and East Asian Languages program with a secondary field in Film and Visual Studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Re-Viewing the Past : The Uses of History in the Cinema of Imperial Japan

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Each of the preceding chapters proceeds roughly chronologically and identifies a specific genre of Bakumatsu films for analysis. Chapter 1 discussed “heroic tragedies” early in the Bakumatsu boom; I argue that the main social function...