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Far-Flung Families in FilmThe Diasporic Family in Contemporary European Cinema

Far-Flung Families in Film: The Diasporic Family in Contemporary European Cinema

Daniela Berghahn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748642908
eISBN:
9780748689088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642908.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Why have films with diasporic family narratives increased in popularity in recent years? How do representations of the diasporic family differ from those of more dominant social groups? How does ... More

The Feel-Bad Film

The Feel-Bad Film

Nikolaj Lübecker

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748697977
eISBN:
9781474412209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697977.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In recent years some of the most innovative European and American directors have made films that place the spectator in a position of intense discomfort: Feel-Bad Films. Systematically manipulating ... More

Film and Video Censorship in Contemporary Britain

Film and Video Censorship in Contemporary Britain

Julian Petley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625383
eISBN:
9780748670871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625383.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

How does film and video censorship operate in Britain? Why does it exist? And is it too strict? Starting in 1979, the birth of the domestic video industry — and the first year of the Thatcher ... More

Film HistoriesAn Introduction and Reader

Film Histories: An Introduction and Reader

Paul Grainge, Mark Jancovich, and Sharon Monteith (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619061
eISBN:
9780748670888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619061.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A wide-ranging introduction to film history, this book covers the history of film from 1895 to the present day. The book is arranged chronologically, and each chapter contains an introduction by the ... More

Film Noir

Film Noir

Homer B. Pettey and R. Barton Palmer (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748691074
eISBN:
9781474406420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691074.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This volume reveals film noir'srelationship to 19th century and 20th century literary movements, as well as to early European and American cinematic experiments and modernist artistic movements, ... More

Film Noir and the Cinema of Paranoia

Film Noir and the Cinema of Paranoia

Wheeler Winston Dixon

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623990
eISBN:
9780748653614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623990.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book provides an overview of twentieth- and twenty-first-century noir and fatalist film practice from 1945 onwards. It demonstrates the ways in which American cinema has inculcated a climate of ... More

Film SequelsTheory and Practice from Hollywood to Bollywood

Film Sequels: Theory and Practice from Hollywood to Bollywood

Carolyn Jess-Cooke

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626038
eISBN:
9780748670895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626038.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The film sequel has been much maligned in popular culture as a vampirish corporative exercise in profit-making and narrative regurgitation. Drawing upon a wide range of filmic examples from early ... More

Film's Musical Moments

Film's Musical Moments

Ian Conrich and Estella Tincknell

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623440
eISBN:
9780748651115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623440.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The scope of this collection is indicative of the breadth and diversity of music's role in cinema, as is its emphasis on musical contributions to ‘non-musical’ films. This book brings together ... More

Framing PicturesFilm and the Visual Arts

Framing Pictures: Film and the Visual Arts

Steven Jacobs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640171
eISBN:
9780748670901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640171.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Through the feature films and documentaries of directors including Emmer, Erice, Godard, Hitchcock, Pasolini, Resnais, Rossellini and Storck, Jacobs examines the way films ‘animate’ artworks by means ... More

French Queer Cinema

French Queer Cinema

Nick Rees-Roberts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634187
eISBN:
9780748651160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634187.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book looks at queer self-representation in contemporary auteur film and experimental video in France. Whilst there is growing research on representations of queer sexualities in France, this is ... More

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