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ReFocus: The Films of Pedro Costa: Producing and Consuming Contemporary Art Cinema

Nuno Barradas Jorge

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474444538
eISBN:
9781474481106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444538.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This is the first English-language study of internationally acclaimed Portuguese filmmaker Pedro Costa, examining the cultural, production and exhibition contexts of his feature films, shorts and ... More


Introduction

Nuno Barradas Jorge

in ReFocus: The Films of Pedro Costa: Producing and Consuming Contemporary Art Cinema

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474444538
eISBN:
9781474481106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444538.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introductory chapter of this volume maps some of the main discussions around Portuguese filmmaker Pedro Costa, as well as providing context to his work. It also argues for the strategic ... More


Impossible Puzzle Films: Between Art Cinema and (Post-)Classical Narration

Miklós Kiss and Steven Willemsen

in Impossible Puzzle Films: A Cognitive Approach to Contemporary Complex Cinema

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474406727
eISBN:
9781474430470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406727.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 5 discusses the formal make-up of impossible puzzle films, asking how they regulate viewer responses to their excessive complexities. This section addresses two specific questions: ‘How do ... More


Screening Statues: Sculpture and Cinema

Steven Jacobs, Susan Felleman, Vito Adriaensens, and Lisa Colpaert

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474410892
eISBN:
9781474438469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410892.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Sculpture is an artistic practice that involves material, three-dimensional, and generally static objects, whereas cinema produces immaterial, two-dimensional, kinetic images. These differences are ... More


Conclusion

Nuno Barradas Jorge

in ReFocus: The Films of Pedro Costa: Producing and Consuming Contemporary Art Cinema

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474444538
eISBN:
9781474481106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444538.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The concluding chapter of this volume provides further clues about Pedro Costa’s creative and technical competence by discussing other of his professional activities, such as curator and ... More


Apprehension Engines: Defining a New Wave of Art-Horror Cinema

David Church

in Post-Horror: Art, Genre and Cultural Elevation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474475884
eISBN:
9781474495257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474475884.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter introduces the term “post-horror” and positions it as an emergent cycle within the longer traditions of art cinema and specifically art-horror cinema. The chapter argues that post-horror ... More


Geraldine Chaplin: The Gift of Film Performance

Steven Rybin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474427968
eISBN:
9781474490658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427968.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The most distinguished actor among Charlie Chaplin’s children, Geraldine Chaplin has created a striking performative presence across international cinema. In shifting cinematic contexts and through ... 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: 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


Vanishing Subtitles: The Invisible Cinema (1970–4)

Tessa Dwyer

in Speaking in Subtitles: Revaluing Screen Translation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474410946
eISBN:
9781474434720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410946.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This case-study chapter focuses on the blanket rejection of both subtitling and dubbing at New York’s short-lived Invisible Cinema, established by Anthology Film Archives in the early 1970s. In ... More


‘Weirdness’, Modernity and the Other Europe in Attenberg (2010, Athina Rachel Tsangari)

Jun Okada

in East, West and Centre: Reframing post-1989 European Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748694150
eISBN:
9781474408592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694150.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Drawing on Anikó Imre's critique of racism in the European context and call for a more inclusive and complex understanding of “whiteness,” this chapter examines new definitions of European identity, ... More


Chapter 2

Louis Bayman

in The Operatic and the Everyday in Postwar Italian Film Melodrama

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748656424
eISBN:
9781474400947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748656424.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Given not only the proliferation of melodrama in neorealism but also its presence in post-war modernism, this chapter examines melodrama as a way of representing states of authenticity, suffering, ... More


Film and the Imagined Image

Sarah Cooper

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474452786
eISBN:
9781474476676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474452786.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Film and the Imagined Image explores the extraordinary ways in which film can stimulate and direct the image-making capacity of the imagination. From documentary to art house cinema, and from an ... More


Measuring Engaging Dialogue

Jennifer O'Meara

in Engaging Dialogue: Cinematic Verbalism in American Independent Cinema

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474420624
eISBN:
9781474449564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420624.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Sarah Kozloff (2000) argues that generic speech conventions were established early in the sound era. This book considers how, and gauges why, American independent filmmakers manipulate such ... More


Conclusion: The Crisis Image – Mumblecore and Beyond

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/9780748693603.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

By way of conclusion and further development of the notion of a cinema of crisis, I will extend briefly this study’s theoretical framework to the work of Harmony Korine, Kelly Reichardt and the ... More


“Everything’s the Same Except for One Change”: A Neoformalist Approach Vol. 2: Narration and Style

David Roche

in Quentin Tarantino: Poetics and Politics of Cinematic Metafiction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819161
eISBN:
9781496819208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819161.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter seeks to further determine Tarantino’s place in the history of film aesthetics, and his relationship to classical, contemporary and art cinema. It analyzes how the films relate to the ... More


Without a You, No I: Cinematic Self-Projection

Linda Haverty Rugg

in Self-Projection: The Director's Image in Art Cinema

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691234
eISBN:
9781452949505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691234.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A look at the historical and theoretical underpinnings of art cinema, examining how viewers are conditioned to recognize an author’s presence in fictional cinematic narrative. Discussion of ... More


Self-Projection: The Director's Image in Art Cinema

Linda Haverty Rugg

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691234
eISBN:
9781452949505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691234.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is formed as a response to the question of whether narrative films can perform as autobiographies. This is a subject that has been treated only in a couple of essays as a theoretical field ... More


Verbal Extremes and Excess

Jennifer O'Meara

in Engaging Dialogue: Cinematic Verbalism in American Independent Cinema

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474420624
eISBN:
9781474449564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420624.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This conclusion brings together the book’s key findings in relation to dialogue in selected American independent cinema. It surmises that such speech is often written, performed, recorded and ... More


Chapter One

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/9780748693603.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Overtly, the film is about the trauma these boys suffer after the girls’ suicides and their inability to deal collectively with their deaths. On a formal level, however, the film is concerned with ... More


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