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Germaine Dulac: A Cinema of Sensations

Tami Williams

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038471
eISBN:
9780252096365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038471.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Best known for directing the Impressionist classic The Smiling Madame Beudet and the first Surrealist film The Seashell and the Clergyman, Germaine Dulac—feminist and pioneer of 1920s French ... More


“How I Became a Film Director”: Dulac’s Early Life and Pre-Filmmaking Career

Tami Williams

in Germaine Dulac: A Cinema of Sensations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038471
eISBN:
9780252096365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038471.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores Germaine Dulac's family background, drawing on personal records, memoirs, and correspondence. Her early upbringing and encounters with certain people, events, and tendencies ... More


The Great War and Dulac’s First Films

Tami Williams

in Germaine Dulac: A Cinema of Sensations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038471
eISBN:
9780252096365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038471.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Dulac's wartime activism and literary writings, as well as the debut of her film career—from her first activities as a film producer for Pathé (La Lumière du coeur, 1916) to ... More


Popular Front Activism and Vichy

Tami Williams

in Germaine Dulac: A Cinema of Sensations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038471
eISBN:
9780252096365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038471.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter details the evolution of Dulac's socialist humanist politics under the Popular Front, from her activism and syndicalism or labor union work within the context of the vast cultural ... More


The Chosen Instrument of the Revolution?

Aniko Bodroghkozy

in Equal Time: Television and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036682
eISBN:
9780252093784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036682.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines whether television news was “the instrument of the revolution” during the civil rights era. It first considers early television news coverage of the civil rights story, focusing ... More


“Our Place”: Women at the Cinema in Rural Australia

Karina Aveyard

in Doing Women's Film History: Reframing Cinemas, Past and Future

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039683
eISBN:
9780252097775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039683.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the role of film and cinema as a force in women's lives by focusing on women as cinema audiences. More specifically, it considers the experiences of a modern-day group of women ... More


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