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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
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

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


Southeast Asian Independent Cinema

Tilman Baumgartel (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083602
eISBN:
9789882209114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083602.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The rise of independent cinema in Southeast Asia, following the emergence of a new generation of filmmakers there, is among the most significant recent developments in global cinema. The advent of ... More


The Spanish Prisoner

Yannis Tzioumakis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633685
eISBN:
9780748671236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633685.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

David Mamet’s The Spanish Prisoner is a fine example of American independent cinema in transition. Made by a playwright-turned-filmmaker with a distinctive approach to questions of narrative and ... More


From Independent to ‘Indie’ Cinema

Yannis Tzioumakis

in The Spanish Prisoner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633685
eISBN:
9780748671236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633685.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter reviews a number of debates and arguments about contemporary American independent cinema. One of these arguments involves an examination of independent cinema as an institutional ... More


Introduction

Anna Backman Rogers

in American Independent Cinema: Rites of Passage and the Crisis Image

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748693603
eISBN:
9781474412216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693603.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

American independent cinema is certainly a cinema in crisis, but it is also a cinema of crisis. A great deal of useful scholarship has been carried out on the notion of independence and the ... More


American Independent Cinema in the Age of the Conglomerates

Yannis Tzioumakis

in American Independent Cinema: An Introduction

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618668
eISBN:
9780748670802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618668.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

As the majors became one by one parts of multinational conglomerates in the late 1960s and 1970s, they gradually turned their attention to the production of fewer but considerably more expensive ... More


David Mamet and ‘Indie’ Cinema

Yannis Tzioumakis

in The Spanish Prisoner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633685
eISBN:
9780748671236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633685.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Chapter examines David Mamet’s position within the independent and indie cinema landscapes. It starts with an overview of Mamet’s work in American cinema and points to the problem that despite ... More


Authenticity and Independence:: Fruit Chan and Independent Filmmaking

M. K. Cheung

in Fruit Chan's Made in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099777
eISBN:
9789882206953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099777.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses independent cinema and the practice of independent filmmaking. It discusses the revival of Hong Kong indie cinema in the 1990s and describes Fruit Chan as a role model for many ... More


I Sinema Manifesto

Tilman Baumgärtel

in Southeast Asian Independent Cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083602
eISBN:
9789882209114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083602.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

A short manifesto by key Indonesian independent film makers


Imagined Communities, Imagined Worlds: Independent Film From Southeast Asia in the Global Mediascape

Tilman Baumgärtel

in Southeast Asian Independent Cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083602
eISBN:
9789882209114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083602.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The article gives an overview of the recent upsurge of independent cinema in Southeast Asia. I argue that these films are examples of a new transnational cinema forthe lack of alternative: as the ... More


Southeast Asian Independent Cinema: Independent of What?

John A. Lent

in Southeast Asian Independent Cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083602
eISBN:
9789882209114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083602.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

To discuss Southeast Asian Independent Cinema is to encounter problems of definition, first, in trying to delineate the region itself, and second, in setting the parameters of independent film. ... More


Far from Heaven

Glyn Davis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637782
eISBN:
9780748670864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637782.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Nominated for four Oscars, Far from Heaven earned rave reviews and won widespread cultural and critical recognition. A knowing and emotionally involving homage to the films of Douglas Sirk, this film ... More


Four Manifestos

Khavn de la Cruz

in Southeast Asian Independent Cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083602
eISBN:
9789882209114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083602.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Four Manifestos by Filipino Independent Director Khavn de la Cruz


American Independent Cinema: Rites of Passage and the Crisis Image

Anna Backman Rogers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748693603
eISBN:
9781474412216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693603.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Anna Backman Rogers argues that American independent cinema is a cinema not merely in crisis, but also of crisis. As a cinema which often explores the rite of passage by explicitly drawing on ... More


Introduction: ‘You don't know who anyone is’

Yannis Tzioumakis

in The Spanish Prisoner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633685
eISBN:
9780748671236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633685.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Introduction explains why The Spanish Prisoner is an important example of independent cinema and pays particular attention to the film’s generic specificity that has been misunderstood by ... More


Locating Linklater

Rob Stone

in The Cinema of Richard Linklater: Walk, Don't Run

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165532
eISBN:
9780231850407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165532.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the role of the city of Austin in Richard Linklater's cinema. Locating Linklater in Austin is vital, for his films not only emerged from the slacker culture of the mid-1980s, ... More


The Downside of Digital: A German media critic plays devil's advocate

Tilman Baumgärtel

in Southeast Asian Independent Cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083602
eISBN:
9789882209114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083602.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This article was published in the Philippine Daily Inquirer in September 2006, and caused such uproar in the local film scene, that the newspaper felt obliged to print a number of statements by ... More


From Civil Rights to Black Nationalism: Hollywood V. Black America?

Trevor B. McCrisken and Andrew Pepper

in American History and Contemporary Hollywood Film

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748614899
eISBN:
9780748670666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748614899.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

If contemporary filmmakers have felt compelled to do away with the explicit racism of pre-civil rights Hollywood movie-making and make African Americans the subjects rather than the objects of their ... More


Independent Versus Mainstream Islamic Cinema in Indonesia: Religion Using the Market or Vice Versa?

Tito Imanda

in Southeast Asian Independent Cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083602
eISBN:
9789882209114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083602.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This essay discusses the correlation and struggle between the two motives in the recent wave of religious films from Indonesia: on the one hand, the propagation of religion to as wide an audience as ... More


Alejandro González Iñárritu: Mexican Director Without Borders

Dolores Tierney

in New Transnationalisms in Contemporary Latin American Cinemas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748645732
eISBN:
9781474445238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645732.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 1 analyses the cinematic transnationality of Iñárritu through an auteurist lens suggesting that his Mexican-produced Amores perros, US-produced 21 Grams, and Babel, and Spanish/Mexican ... More


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