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Rebecca Hillauer

in Encyclopedia of Arab Women Filmakers

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774249433
eISBN:
9781936190089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249433.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Filmmaking in the rest of the Arab realm is only rudimentary in its development. In Sudan as well as Libya, Mauritania, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates native productions have ... More


Morocco

Rebecca Hillauer

in Encyclopedia of Arab Women Filmakers

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774249433
eISBN:
9781936190089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249433.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Rabat is not only the capital of Morocco but also the film metropolis of the country. Terrorist attacks devastated the country for the first time in May 2003. Bomb attacks in Casablanca killed more ... More


Spitfire of Dreams: The First of the Few (1942)

S. P. MacKenzie

in The Battle of Britain on Screen: 'The Few' in British Film and Television Drama

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623891
eISBN:
9780748651276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623891.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

As soon as it was clear that the Luftwaffe had been comprehensively defeated in the daylight battles over England in August and September 1940, and the threat of invasion thereby averted, film ... More


British Cinema and ‘The People's War’

James Chapman

in ‘Millions Like Us’?: British Culture in the Second World War

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237631
eISBN:
9781846312489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312489.002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the role of cinema and the nature of the British cinema during World War 2. It discusses the role of cinema as a medium of entertainment and a vehicle of propaganda and ... More


Emergence

Bill Marshall

in André Téchiné

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719058318
eISBN:
9781781701072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719058318.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter is about André Téchiné, whose sixteen feature films to date include a range of low- and high-budget productions. Among these films, some involve major stars of the French cinema, some a ... More


Interview with Yau Ching:: Filming Women in Hong Kong's Queerscape

Gina Marchetti

in Hong Kong Screenscapes: From the New Wave to the Digital Frontier

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028566
eISBN:
9789882206991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028566.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Yau Ching's Ho Yuk: Let's Love Hong Kong is the first narrative feature film about Hong Kong lesbians told from a lesbian/feminist perspective. Yau Ching's road to filmmaking shows how Hong Kong's ... More


Syria

Rebecca Hillauer

in Encyclopedia of Arab Women Filmakers

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774249433
eISBN:
9781936190089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249433.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In the year 1963, the film history of Syria began when the socialist Ba'th took power. Their film industry produced commercial films and maintained a relatively high annual of production ratio. But ... More


The Big Picture: The Battle of Britain (1969)

S. P. MacKenzie

in The Battle of Britain on Screen: 'The Few' in British Film and Television Drama

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623891
eISBN:
9780748651276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623891.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

By the end of the 1950s, it was increasingly obvious that watching television at home was supplanting going out to the cinema as a prime recreational habit for young and old in Britain. This, in ... More


The Animated Frame and Beyond

Suzanne Buchan

in The Quay Brothers: Into a Metaphysical Playroom

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646586
eISBN:
9781452945903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646586.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses how the Quay Brothers’ small-scale puppet animations turned into feature and live-action films. In addition to their independent filmmaking engagements, they also took charge ... More


Imperial Acts: Japan Performs Asia

Michael Baskett

in The Attractive Empire: Transnational Film Culture in Imperial Japan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831639
eISBN:
9780824868796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831639.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines Japanese assumptions about Chinese, Korean, and Southeast Asian difference through elements of mise-en-scène, including acting styles, gestures, makeup, and dialogue in feature ... More


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