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Introduction: The Art of In-Betweenness in Contemporary Eastern European Cinema

Ágnes Pethő

in Caught In-Between: Intermediality in Contemporary Eastern European and Russian Cinema

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474435499
eISBN:
9781474481076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435499.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction offers an overview of a wide spectrum of approaches to studying intermediality in the context of Eastern European cinemas, from concept-based studies to analyses of films, and the ... More


European Cinemas in the Television Age

Dorota Ostrowska and Graham Roberts

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623082
eISBN:
9780748651122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623082.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book represents a radical attempt to rethink the post-war history of European cinemas. The chapters approach the subject from the perspective of television's impact on the culture of cinema's ... More


Deleuze, Cinema and National Identity: Narrative Time in National Contexts

David Martin-Jones

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622443
eISBN:
9780748651085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622443.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book challenges the traditional use of Deleuze's philosophy to examine European art cinema, exploring how Deleuze can be used to analyse national identity across a range of different cinemas. ... More


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


Navigating Primitivism’s Persistent Gaze: Dunham in Postwar European Cinema

Hannah Durkin

in Josephine Baker and Katherine Dunham: Dances in Literature and Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042621
eISBN:
9780252051463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042621.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter examines Dunham’s work on Botta e risposta (1950) and Mambo (1954) to highlight the substantial creative freedom that midcentury European cinema granted to a Black woman choreographer. ... More


Mapping the Hybrid European Road: French Connections, European Traditions and American Influence?

Michael Gott

in French-language Road Cinema: Borders, Diasporas, Migration and 'New Europe'

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748698677
eISBN:
9781474421966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698677.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter set the stage for an exploration of contemporary French-language European road movies by tracing the interwoven lines of the tradition in its American and European iterations back to the ... More


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

Michael Gott and Todd Herzog (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748694150
eISBN:
9781474408592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694150.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Twenty-five years have passed since the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of communism in Eastern Europe, ten years have passed since the first formerly communist states entered the E.U. and an ... More


Introduction

Daniela Berghahn

in Far-Flung Families in Film: The Diasporic Family in Contemporary European Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748642908
eISBN:
9780748689088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642908.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction situates this study in the context of the two principal fields of enquiry with which it intersects, namely scholarship on the representation of the family in (predominantly ... More


The Traffic in Women’s Work: East European Migration and the Making of Europe

Anca Parvulescu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226118246
eISBN:
9780226118413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226118413.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

“Welcome to the European Family!” is the banner under which East European countries joined the European Union following the collapse of the Iron Curtain in 1989. This book offers an analysis of the ... More


East, West and Centre: ‘Mapping Post-1989 European Cinema’

Michael Gott and Todd Herzog

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/9780748694150.003.0019
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Since the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Cold War, it is both possible and necessary to remap our conceptions of Europe, European citizenship and European cinema(s). Political, social, ... More


Caught In-Between: Intermediality in Contemporary Eastern European and Russian Cinema

Ágnes Petho (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474435499
eISBN:
9781474481076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435499.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This collection of essays explores intermediality as a new perspective in the interpretation of the cinemas that have emerged after the collapse of the former Eastern Bloc. As an aesthetic based on a ... More


Far-Flung Families in Film: The Diasporic Family in Contemporary European Cinema

Daniela Berghahn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748642908
eISBN:
9780748689088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642908.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Why have films with diasporic family narratives increased in popularity in recent years? How do representations of the diasporic family differ from those of more dominant social groups? How does ... More


American Ambassador in Technicolor and Cinemascope: Hollywood and Revolution on the Nile

Walter Armbrust (ed.)

in Mass Mediations: New Approaches to Popular Culture in the Middle East and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219250
eISBN:
9780520923096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219250.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the politics and economics of the Egyptian film industry before its nationalization in the 1960s. It shows that the economic crisis experienced by Egyptian filmmakers during ... More


New Neapolitan Cinema

Alex Marlow-Mann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640669
eISBN:
9780748651214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640669.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Vito and the Others (1991), Death of a Neapolitan Mathematician (1992) and Libera (1993), the debuts of three young Neapolitan filmmakers, stood out dramatically from the landscape of Italian cinema ... More


French-language Road Cinema: Borders, Diasporas, Migration and 'New Europe'

Michael Gott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748698677
eISBN:
9781474421966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698677.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Over the past two decades road cinema has become an increasingly popular form of expression for European directors. Focusing on a corpus of films from France, Belgium and Switzerland, including works ... More


Negotiating Filmmaking: Adaptation, Location and Docufiction

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/9781474444538.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 2 contextualises Pedro Costa’s transition from a young director working within the constraints of Portuguese national cinema to an emergent European filmmaker enjoying a more efficient and ... More


Contemporary Balkan Cinema: Transnational Exchanges and Global Circuits

Lydia Papadimitriou and Ana Grgić (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474458436
eISBN:
9781474495219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474458436.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first inclusive collection to examine post-2008 developments in Balkan cinema, this book brings together a number of international scholars working within and beyond the region to explore its ... More


The New Extremism in Cinema: From France to Europe

Tanya C Horeck and Tina Kendall

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641604
eISBN:
9780748651221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641604.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Explosive images of sex and violence in films by directors such as Catherine Breillat, Gaspar Noé, Michael Haneke and Lars von Trier have attracted media attention for the ways in which they seek to ... More


Troubled Everyday: The Aesthetics of Violence and the Everyday in European Art Cinema

Alison Taylor

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474415224
eISBN:
9781474434829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415224.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Extreme violence in contemporary European art cinema is generally interpreted for its affective potential, but what about the significance of the everyday that so often frames and forms the majority ... More


The Europeanization of Cinema: Interzones and Imaginative Communities

Randall Halle

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038457
eISBN:
9780252096334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038457.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This innovative study advances the concept of “interzones”—geographical and ideational spaces of transit, interaction, transformation, and contested diversity—as a mechanism for analyzing European ... More


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