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Cinema of Crisis: Film and Contemporary Europe

Thomas Austin and Angelos Koutsourakis


Cinema of Crisis: Film and Contemporary Europe explores the politics and aesthetics of filmmaking across a continent in flux. This urgent and necessary collection brings together scholars from Spain to Estonia, Hungary to Britain, in order to trace European filmmakers’ diverse responses to the interlinked upheavals and emergencies of the past three decades. Covering topics such as the collapse of the eastern bloc; deindustrialisation; the 2008 crash and the eurozone debt crisis; austerity and neoliberalism, as well as 'Fortress Europe' and the 'refugee crisis', this book investigates a range o ... More

Keywords: European cinema, Austerity, Neoliberalism, “Refugee crisis”

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781474448505
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448505.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Thomas Austin, editor
University of Sussex

Angelos Koutsourakis, editor
University of Leeds

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Thomas Austin and Angelos Koutsourakis

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