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African Filmmaking

African Filmmaking: North and South of the Sahara

Roy Armes

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621231
eISBN:
9780748670789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621231.001.0001

This book is a study linking filmmaking in the Maghreb (Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia) with that in francophone West Africa and examining the factors (including Islam and the involvement of African ... More

Alan Clarke

Alan Clarke

Dave Rolinson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068300
eISBN:
9781781702987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068300.001.0001

The British television director Alan Clarke is primarily associated with the visceral social realism of such works as his banned borstal play, Scum, and his study of football hooliganism, The Firm. ... More

American Documentary Film

American Documentary Film: Projecting the Nation

Jeffrey Geiger

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621477
eISBN:
9780748670796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621477.001.0001

American Documentary Film focuses on the extensive range and history of nonfiction filmmaking in the USA, investigating how documentary films have reflected varied and often competing visions of US ... More

American Horror Film

American Horror Film: The Genre at the Turn of the Millennium

Steffen Hantke (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734539
eISBN:
9781621031048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734539.001.0001

Creatively spent and politically irrelevant, the American horror film is a mere ghost of its former self—or so goes the old saw from fans and scholars alike. Taking on this undeserved reputation, the ... More

American Independent Cinema

American Independent Cinema: An Introduction

Yannis Tzioumakis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618668
eISBN:
9780748670802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618668.001.0001

This introduction to American independent cinema offers both a comprehensive industrial and economic history of the sector from the early twentieth century to the present and a study of key ... More

American Postfeminist Cinema

American Postfeminist Cinema: Women, Romance and Contemporary Culture

Michele Schreiber

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748693368
eISBN:
9780748696772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693368.001.0001

In light of their tremendous gains in the political and professional sphere, and their ever-expanding options, why is it that most contemporary American films aimed at women still focus almost ... More

9/11 and the War on Terror

9/11 and the War on Terror

David Holloway

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633807
eISBN:
9780748670772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633807.001.0001

David Holloway's interdisciplinary study of how 9/11 and the war on terror were represented during the Bush era, shows how culture functioned as a vital resource for citizens attempting to make sense ... More

André Téchiné

André Téchiné

Bill Marshall

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719058318
eISBN:
9781781701072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719058318.001.0001

This is a full-length monograph about one of France's most important contemporary filmmakers, perhaps best known in the English-speaking world for his award-winning Les Roseaux sauvages/Wild Reeds of ... More

Andrew Lau and Alan Mak's Infernal Affairs - The Trilogy

Andrew Lau and Alan Mak's Infernal Affairs - The Trilogy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098015
eISBN:
9789882206601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098015.001.0001

Infernal Affairs has received journalistic, popular and corporate notice but little vigorous critical attention. This book explores the way this example of Hong Kong's cinematic eclecticism has ... More

Animating Space

Animating Space: From Mickey to WALL-E

J.P. Telotte

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125862
eISBN:
9780813135540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125862.001.0001

Animators work within a strictly defined, limited space that requires difficult artistic decisions. The blank frame presents a dilemma for all animators, and the decision as to what to include and ... More

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