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Mexico 1968 on Film: Screening State Violence

Niamh Thornton

Niamh Thornton is a Senior Lecturer in Hispanic Studies and Film at the University of Ulster, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Revolution and Rebellion in Mexican Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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... opportunity to explain the events and circumstances surrounding Jueves de Corpus to a wide audience (see Thornton, 2008). Shot on video, often over lit, with soap opera style acting and reacting, static wide shots of people walking towards camera...

A Woman at War: María Félix

Niamh Thornton

Niamh Thornton is a Senior Lecturer in Hispanic Studies and Film at the University of Ulster, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Revolution and Rebellion in Mexican Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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... look at the volume and variety of books that have been published about her underlines her continued popularity.For more on her current popularity see, Thornton (2010). She has not only published two books, one an autobiography Todas mis...

War Stories on Film: Chaos, Confusion and Creativity

Niamh Thornton

Niamh Thornton is a Senior Lecturer in Hispanic Studies and Film at the University of Ulster, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Revolution and Rebellion in Mexican Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...In the late 1800s and early 1900s, similar to patterns in other Latin American countries, the first Mexican films were documentaries. Early silent films were made by travelling entertainers who recorded the inhabitants of a town or city...

Romance, History and Violence: The 1990s and 2000s

Niamh Thornton

Niamh Thornton is a Senior Lecturer in Hispanic Studies and Film at the University of Ulster, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Revolution and Rebellion in Mexican Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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... As I have discussed elsewhere, the use of the bolero in the novel is to take a popular form more usually associated with conservative values and subvert or challenge its original meaning (Thornton, 2006, pp. 206–12).The plot is concerned...

Introduction

Niamh Thornton

Niamh Thornton is a Senior Lecturer in Hispanic Studies and Film at the University of Ulster, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Revolution and Rebellion in Mexican Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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... was funded by the British Academy, I gathered an extensive body of work, which has informed this study, as has my expertise in the novela de la Revolución (see Thornton, 2006). Given the scale of this project the search for material yielded...

Conclusion

Niamh Thornton

Niamh Thornton is a Senior Lecturer in Hispanic Studies and Film at the University of Ulster, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Revolution and Rebellion in Mexican Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Films representing political conflict have evolved as the Mexican industry has: From the early documentaries through the studio films; the evolution of an independent cinema; up to the more recent mix of public and privately financed films...

Revisiting the Revolution: Mexico’s Independents Challenge Conventions

Niamh Thornton

Niamh Thornton is a Senior Lecturer in Hispanic Studies and Film at the University of Ulster, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Revolution and Rebellion in Mexican Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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... Thornton, 2011). The style and the sexual politics, while professing liberalism is often exploitative and are typical of international films of the time and is now somewhat dated. Sexual liberty is espoused while the love scenes that proceed...

Zapata and the (Neo)Zapatistas: Indigenous Heroes and Online Warriors

Niamh Thornton

Niamh Thornton is a Senior Lecturer in Hispanic Studies and Film at the University of Ulster, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Revolution and Rebellion in Mexican Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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... which seemed to be a return to form, albeit in a new format, but with a different reception and changed international interest in the movement (Thornton, 2008). Whereas, support had been widespread nationally and internationally, the recent...