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Conclusion

Viola Shafik

in Arab Cinema: History and Cultural Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160653
eISBN:
9781936190096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160653.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Arab film making was only partly able to compete with “First World” cinema. It has remained greatly dependent on Western imports, technical know-how, evaluation, and partly even on Western financial ... More


Context

Stephanie Muir

in Studying City of God

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781903663592
eISBN:
9781800341999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781903663592.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the historical and industrial context of City of God (2002). It examines World Cinema, Latin American cinema, Brazilian cinema, and Cinema Novo. From 1960 to 1964, the first ... More


Epilogue: From Independent to ‘Specialty’ Cinema

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/9780748618668.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that in the 2000s American independent cinema lost some of its cache. Overproduction, the move of the Hollywood studios in the independent sector and an increasing ... More


Cinema of the World and Women’s Film Culture: Susanne Bier’s Transnational Cinema

Belinda Smaill

in ReFocus: The Films of Susanne Bier

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474428729
eISBN:
9781474449595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428729.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 11 employs a feminist lens to situate women filmmakers within a wider global context in which all women’s cinema can be considered to be “world cinema,” set apart from local contexts that ... More


Introduction

Brenda Hollweg and Igor Krstić

in World Cinema and the Essay Film: Transnational Perspectives on a Global Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474429245
eISBN:
9781474464772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429245.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this introductory chapter readers are made familiar with the expanding research field of essayistic filmmaking in world cinema-contexts around the globe. Brenda Hollweg and Igor Krstíc argue that ... More


World Cinema and the Essay Film: Transnational Perspectives on a Global Practice

Brenda Hollweg and Igor Krstic (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474429245
eISBN:
9781474464772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429245.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

World Cinema and the Essay Film examines the ways in which essay film practices are deployed by transnational filmmakers in specific local and national contexts, in an interconnected world. The book ... More


Introduction

Stefanie Van de Peer

in Negotiating Dissidence: The Pioneering Women of Arab Documentary

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696062
eISBN:
9781474434836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696062.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction to the book identifies the female pioneers of documentary in the Arab area. It paints the historical context in which these women have been making documentaries, looking across ... More


“Words of Command”: Cultural and Political Inflections of Direct Cinema in Indian Independent Documentary (1990)

Thomas Waugh

in The Right to Play Oneself: Looking Back on Documentary Film

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816645862
eISBN:
9781452945859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816645862.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the production of “Third World Cinemas” in India. It discusses the considerable attention to nonfiction images given by Euro-American image makers in representing Third World ... More


Cinematic Intermediality: Theory and Practice

Kim Knowles and Marion Schmid (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474446341
eISBN:
9781474495233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474446341.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

As a fundamentally hybrid medium, cinema has always been defined by its interactions with other art forms such as painting, sculpture, photography, performance and dance. Taking the in-between nature ... More


Theo Angelopoulos’ Early Films and the Demystification of Power

Vrasidas Karalis

in The Cinema of Theo Angelopoulos

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748697953
eISBN:
9781474416160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697953.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the ways that Theo Angelopoulos forged a cinema of demystification, whose individual films ‘contested history as the justifying discourse of power and authority’. Angelopoulos' ... More


Cottonopolis: Experimenting With the Cinematographic, The Ethnographic and the Essayistic

Cathy Greenhalgh

in World Cinema and the Essay Film: Transnational Perspectives on a Global Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474429245
eISBN:
9781474464772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429245.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Cathy Greenhalgh considers the making of her essay film Cottonopolis(90’, 2020). The film combines memories of three different yet interconnected ‘Manchesters’, that is historical mega-textile cities ... More


The Sensuous Cinema of Wong Kar-wai: Film Poetics and the Aesthetic of Disturbance

Gary Bettinson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888139293
eISBN:
9789888313082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139293.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The widely acclaimed films of Wong Kar-wai are characterized by their sumptuous yet complex visual and sonic style. This study of Wong’s filmmaking techniques uses a poetics approach to examine how ... More


Keep Away from Me, Mr. Welfare Man: Claudine, Welfare, and Black Independent Film

Justin Gomer

in White Balance: How Hollywood Shaped Colorblind Ideology and Undermined Civil Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655802
eISBN:
9781469655826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655802.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines Third World Cinema’s first film, Claudine, within the context of the emerging colorblind ideology and widespread antistatism of the early 1970s. It begins with an overview of ... More


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