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ReFocus: The Films of Pedro Costa: Producing and Consuming Contemporary Art Cinema

Nuno Barradas Jorge


This is the first English-language study of internationally acclaimed Portuguese filmmaker Pedro Costa, examining the cultural, production and exhibition contexts of his feature films, shorts and video installations. It situates Costa’s filmmaking within the contexts of Portuguese, European and global art film, looking into his working practices alongside the impact of digital video, forms of collaborative authorship, and the intricate dialogue between modes of production and aesthetics. Considering the exhibition, circulation and reception of Costa’s creative output in settings such as film f ... More

Keywords: Film Production, European Cinema, Contemporary Art Cinema, Portuguese cinema, Digital Video, European Art Film, Pedro Costa

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781474444538
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2020 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444538.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nuno Barradas Jorge, author
University of Nottingham