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From Empire to the World: Migrant London and Paris in the Cinema

Malini Guha


Drawing upon examples from contemporary British and French cinema, this book explores the sights and sounds of “migrant” London and Paris, providing entirely new ways of visualizing and conceptualizing the cities we think we already know. The study of globalization in cinema assumes many guises, from the exploration of global cinematic cities to the burgeoning “world cinema turn” within film studies, which addresses the global nature of film production, exhibition and distribution. This book draws together these two distinctly different ways of thinking about the cinema, interrogating represen ... More

Keywords: Paris, London, migrants, globalization, world cinema, filmmaking, modernism, social realism, migrant mobility, cityscapes

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780748656462
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748656462.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Malini Guha, author
Carleton University