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ReFocus: The Films of Pedro CostaProducing and Consuming Contemporary Art Cinema$
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Nuno Barradas Jorge

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9781474444538

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2020

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444538.001.0001

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Critical Reception and the International Film Festival

Critical Reception and the International Film Festival

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(p.69) Chapter 4 Critical Reception and the International Film Festival
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ReFocus: The Films of Pedro Costa
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Nuno Barradas Jorge

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444538.003.0005

This chapter investigates symbolic and economic value formations surrounding Pedro Costa and his films Where Does Your Hidden Smile Lie? (2001) and Colossal Youth (2005). It assesses nuanced and, at times, dissonant statuses of artistic consecration taking place on the international film festival circuit, and conferred through film criticism. Such analysis considers various forms of prestige generated at the reception level, particularly with regard to the role of film criticism in situating Costa’s work under particular filmic and cinephile-related taste and cultural categories. This chapter also offers further readings of different forms of capital at stake in the international film festival by examining the economic and symbolic value synergies which made possible the production of A Caça ao Coelho com Pau (The Rabbit Hunters), a 2007 short film commissioned by the Jeonju Digital Project.

Keywords:   Slow Cinema, Film Festivals, Arthouse circulation, Symbolic Value, Where Does Your Hidden Smile Lie? (2001), Colossal Youth (2005), The Rabbit Hunters (2007)

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