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New Punk Cinema

Nicholas Rombes


This book examines a new breed of film that is indebted to the punk spirit of experimentation, do-it-yourself ethos, and an uneasy, often defiant relationship with the mainstream. An array of scholars trace and map the contours of new punk cinema, from its roots in neorealism and the French New Wave, to its flowering in the work of Lars von Trier and the Dogma 95 movement. Subsequent chapters explore the potentially democratic and even anarchic forces of digital filmmaking; the influences of hypertext and other new media; the increased role of the viewer in arranging and manipulating the chron ... More

Keywords: film, new punk cinema, experimentation, neorealism, French New Wave, Lars von Trier, Dogma 95, digital filmmaking, hypertext, new media

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Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780748620340
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620340.001.0001


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Nicholas Rombes, editor

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