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Three Ecologies of Kaurismäki

Pietari Kääpä

Pietari Kääpä is Lecturer in Media and Communications at University of Stirling, UK. His research work synergizes transnational film and media studies with ecocriticism. Kääpä has published widely on transnational Nordic cinema and issues relating to ecocinema, including collections and articles exploring ecocritical concerns in Chinese cinema, in relation to audiences, documentary politics and minority film production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Films of Aki Kaurismäki : Ludic Engagements

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... and Contexts ( Ontario : Alphasia Books, 2004) ; Pietari Kääpä , The National and Beyond:...

Urban Ecologies of the Nordic Welfare State

Pietari Kääpä

Pietari Kääpä is Lecturer in Media and Communications at University of Stirling, UK. His research work synergizes transnational film and media studies with ecocriticism. Kääpä has published widely on transnational Nordic cinema and issues relating to ecocinema, including collections and articles exploring ecocritical concerns in Chinese cinema, in relation to audiences, documentary politics and minority film production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ecology and Contemporary Nordic Cinemas : From Nation-building to Ecocosmopolitanism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... it go from strictly supporting art and politicized film production to encouraging both commercially competitive film as well as more art house based ‘difficult’ cinema (see Kääpä 2012b for more on these developments). While it would...

Eco-cosmopolitan Urges and Documentary Film

Pietari Kääpä

Pietari Kääpä is Lecturer in Media and Communications at University of Stirling, UK. His research work synergizes transnational film and media studies with ecocriticism. Kääpä has published widely on transnational Nordic cinema and issues relating to ecocinema, including collections and articles exploring ecocritical concerns in Chinese cinema, in relation to audiences, documentary politics and minority film production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ecology and Contemporary Nordic Cinemas : From Nation-building to Ecocosmopolitanism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... and homogenizing concept in its own right) have plenty to say about the darker side of multinational business operations, but they are also thoroughly steeped in the cult of the director. As Tommy Gustafsson and Pietari Kääpä (2013) suggest, The Dark...

The Horror Film in an Ecological Context

Pietari Kääpä

Pietari Kääpä is Lecturer in Media and Communications at University of Stirling, UK. His research work synergizes transnational film and media studies with ecocriticism. Kääpä has published widely on transnational Nordic cinema and issues relating to ecocinema, including collections and articles exploring ecocritical concerns in Chinese cinema, in relation to audiences, documentary politics and minority film production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ecology and Contemporary Nordic Cinemas : From Nation-building to Ecocosmopolitanism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... to haunt the children of the village at night. A local boy, Pietari, captures one of the prowlers in a wolf trap and soon faces a horde of elves which are in the process of defrosting Santa. But once the hunters take on the hordes and blow up...

Introduction

Pietari Kääpä

Pietari Kääpä is Lecturer in Media and Communications at University of Stirling, UK. His research work synergizes transnational film and media studies with ecocriticism. Kääpä has published widely on transnational Nordic cinema and issues relating to ecocinema, including collections and articles exploring ecocritical concerns in Chinese cinema, in relation to audiences, documentary politics and minority film production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ecology and Contemporary Nordic Cinemas : From Nation-building to Ecocosmopolitanism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... approaches has been questioned elsewhere (Gustafsson and Kääpa 2013), but similarly we can note the problems arising from any attempt to ground this particular analytical approach in the very real cultural contexts – including those of nations –...

Openings and Conclusions

Pietari Kääpä

Pietari Kääpä is Lecturer in Media and Communications at University of Stirling, UK. His research work synergizes transnational film and media studies with ecocriticism. Kääpä has published widely on transnational Nordic cinema and issues relating to ecocinema, including collections and articles exploring ecocritical concerns in Chinese cinema, in relation to audiences, documentary politics and minority film production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ecology and Contemporary Nordic Cinemas : From Nation-building to Ecocosmopolitanism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The scope of ecocinema produced in the Nordic countries varies extensively, ranging from the appropriation of nature for culture and capital to valorizations of deep ecology and complex hybridity. I have identified three poles of ecological...

Representing the End Times

Pietari Kääpä

Pietari Kääpä is Lecturer in Media and Communications at University of Stirling, UK. His research work synergizes transnational film and media studies with ecocriticism. Kääpä has published widely on transnational Nordic cinema and issues relating to ecocinema, including collections and articles exploring ecocritical concerns in Chinese cinema, in relation to audiences, documentary politics and minority film production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ecology and Contemporary Nordic Cinemas : From Nation-building to Ecocosmopolitanism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... 2005; Carmichael 2005) and Chinese (Lu and Mi 2009; Kääpä and Gustafsson 2012) cinema have explored the relationship between narratives of nationhood and environmental politics, but in this work, I have consciously adopted a transnational...

Responsibility and the Nordic Model

Pietari Kääpä

Pietari Kääpä is Lecturer in Media and Communications at University of Stirling, UK. His research work synergizes transnational film and media studies with ecocriticism. Kääpä has published widely on transnational Nordic cinema and issues relating to ecocinema, including collections and articles exploring ecocritical concerns in Chinese cinema, in relation to audiences, documentary politics and minority film production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ecology and Contemporary Nordic Cinemas : From Nation-building to Ecocosmopolitanism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... forms of culture in new forms of synergy. Globalization has also been seen as a more outreaching operation with both Lunde (2011) and Kääpä (2010) exploring Nordic producers operating in other cultural contexts, namely those of Hollywood...

Brownfields of Late Capitalism

Pietari Kääpä

Pietari Kääpä is Lecturer in Media and Communications at University of Stirling, UK. His research work synergizes transnational film and media studies with ecocriticism. Kääpä has published widely on transnational Nordic cinema and issues relating to ecocinema, including collections and articles exploring ecocritical concerns in Chinese cinema, in relation to audiences, documentary politics and minority film production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ecology and Contemporary Nordic Cinemas : From Nation-building to Ecocosmopolitanism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The previous chapters have addressed the ways national narratives use nature as a cultural resource, often vindicating traditionalist or even conservative politics. If urbanity was a concern in these films, it was constructed...

Ecovariations of Genre Film

Pietari Kääpä

Pietari Kääpä is Lecturer in Media and Communications at University of Stirling, UK. His research work synergizes transnational film and media studies with ecocriticism. Kääpä has published widely on transnational Nordic cinema and issues relating to ecocinema, including collections and articles exploring ecocritical concerns in Chinese cinema, in relation to audiences, documentary politics and minority film production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ecology and Contemporary Nordic Cinemas : From Nation-building to Ecocosmopolitanism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... and Kääpä 2013 among others). This is not surprising as much of the contemporary film policy in the Nordic countries supports the resurgence (or in many cases emergence) of genre. As governmental domestic funding for film culture has...