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African FilmmakingNorth and South of the Sahara

African Filmmaking: North and South of the Sahara

Roy Armes

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621231
eISBN:
9780748670789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621231.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is a study linking filmmaking in the Maghreb (Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia) with that in francophone West Africa and examining the factors (including Islam and the involvement of African ... More

American Cinema in the Shadow of 9/11

American Cinema in the Shadow of 9/11

Terence McSweeney (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474413817
eISBN:
9781474430456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413817.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

American Cinema in the Shadow of 9/11 is a ground-breaking collection of essays by some of the foremost scholars writing in the field of contemporary American film. Through a dynamic critical ... More

American Documentary FilmProjecting the Nation

American Documentary Film: Projecting the Nation

Jeffrey Geiger

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621477
eISBN:
9780748670796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621477.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

American Documentary Film focuses on the extensive range and history of nonfiction filmmaking in the USA, investigating how documentary films have reflected varied and often competing visions of US ... More

American Independent CinemaRites of Passage and the Crisis Image

American Independent Cinema: Rites of Passage and the Crisis Image

Anna Backman Rogers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748693603
eISBN:
9781474412216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693603.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Anna Backman Rogers argues that American independent cinema is a cinema not merely in crisis, but also of crisis. As a cinema which often explores the rite of passage by explicitly drawing on ... More

American Independent CinemaAn Introduction

American Independent Cinema: An Introduction

Yannis Tzioumakis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618668
eISBN:
9780748670802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618668.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introduction to American independent cinema offers both a comprehensive industrial and economic history of the sector from the early twentieth century to the present and a study of key ... More

American Postfeminist CinemaWomen, Romance and Contemporary Culture

American Postfeminist Cinema: Women, Romance and Contemporary Culture

Michele Schreiber

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748693368
eISBN:
9780748696772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693368.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In light of their tremendous gains in the political and professional sphere, and their ever-expanding options, why is it that most contemporary American films aimed at women still focus almost ... More

Ancient Greece on British Television

Ancient Greece on British Television

Fiona Hobden and Amanda Wrigley (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474412599
eISBN:
9781474449526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412599.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Ancient Greece has inspired television producers and captivated viewing audiences in the United Kingdom for over half a century. By examining how and why political, social and cultural narratives of ... More

9/11 and the War on Terror

9/11 and the War on Terror

David Holloway

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633807
eISBN:
9780748670772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633807.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

David Holloway's interdisciplinary study of how 9/11 and the war on terror were represented during the Bush era, shows how culture functioned as a vital resource for citizens attempting to make sense ... More

The Battle of Britain on Screen'The Few' in British Film and Television Drama

The Battle of Britain on Screen: 'The Few' in British Film and Television Drama

S.P. Mackenzie

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623891
eISBN:
9780748651276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623891.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines the origins, development and reception of the major dramatic screen representations of ‘The Few’ in the Battle of Britain produced over the past seventy years. It explores both ... More

The Besieged EgoDoppelgangers and Split Identity Onscreen

The Besieged Ego: Doppelgangers and Split Identity Onscreen

Caroline Ruddell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748692026
eISBN:
9780748697052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692026.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Besieged Ego: Doppelgangers and Split Identity Onscreen critically appraises the representation, or mediation, of identity in film and television through a thorough analysis of doppelgangers and ... More

Beyond Eastern NoirReimaging Russia and Eastern Europe in Nordic Cinemas

Beyond Eastern Noir: Reimaging Russia and Eastern Europe in Nordic Cinemas

Anna Estera Mrozewicz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474418102
eISBN:
9781474444675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418102.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book addresses representations of Russia and neighbouring Eastern Europe in post-1989 Nordic cinemas, investigating their hitherto-overlooked transnational dimension. Departing from the dark ... More

Bollywood and PostmodernismPopular Indian Cinema in the 21st Century

Bollywood and Postmodernism: Popular Indian Cinema in the 21st Century

Neelam Sidhar Wright

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696345
eISBN:
9781474412155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696345.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

‘New Bollywood’ has arrived, but its postmodern impulse often leaves film scholars reluctant to theorise its aesthetics. How do we define the style of a contemporary Bollywood film? Are Bollywood ... More

Bollywood in the Age of New MediaThe Geo-televisual Aesthetic

Bollywood in the Age of New Media: The Geo-televisual Aesthetic

Anustup Basu

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641024
eISBN:
9780748651245
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641024.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This study of popular Indian cinema in an age of globalisation, new media and metropolitan Hindu fundamentalism focuses on the period from 1991 to 2004. Popular Hindi cinema took a certain ... More

Border CrossingRussian Literature into Film

Border Crossing: Russian Literature into Film

Alexander Burry and Frederick White (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474411424
eISBN:
9781474418454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411424.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Each time a border is crossed there are cultural, political, and social issues to be considered. Applying the metaphor of the “border crossing” from one temporal or spatial territory into another, ... More

British Film DirectorsA Critical Guide

British Film Directors: A Critical Guide

Robert Shail

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622306
eISBN:
9780748670826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622306.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

British national cinema has produced an exceptional track record of innovative, creative and internationally recognised filmmakers, amongst them Alfred Hitchcock, Michael Powell and David Lean. This ... More

British Women Amateur FilmmakersNational Memories and Global Identities

British Women Amateur Filmmakers: National Memories and Global Identities

Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes and Heather Norris Nicholson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474420730
eISBN:
9781474453530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420730.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In the rapidly growing study of amateur film, this groundbreaking book addresses the development of British women's amateur visual practice. Drawing upon social and visual anthropology, imperial and ... More

Brokeback Mountain

Brokeback Mountain

Gary Needham

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633821
eISBN:
9780748651252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633821.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Upon its release in 2005, Brokeback Mountain became a major cultural event and a milestone in independent American filmmaking. Based on the short story by Annie Proulx and directed by Ang Lee, it ... More

Chinese Martial Arts CinemaThe Wuxia Tradition

Chinese Martial Arts Cinema: The Wuxia Tradition

Stephen Teo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748632855
eISBN:
9780748670833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632855.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The martial arts genre known as wuxia (literally ‘martial chivalry’) is one of the oldest in the Chinese cinema. Its antecedents are closely tied to the historical knights-errant known as xia who ... More

Chinese Stardom in Participatory Cyberculture

Chinese Stardom in Participatory Cyberculture

Dorothy Wai Sim Lau

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474430333
eISBN:
9781474460040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430333.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

As Chinese performers have become more visible on global screens, their professional images – once the preserve of studios and agents – have been increasingly relayed and reworked by film fans. Web ... More

Cinema and SensationFrench Film and the Art of Transgression

Cinema and Sensation: French Film and the Art of Transgression

Martine Beugnet

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620425
eISBN:
9780748670840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620425.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book looks at a much-debated phenomenon in contemporary cinema: the re-emergence of filmmaking practices – and, by extension, of theoretical approaches – that give precedence to cinema as the ... More

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