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Resisting Colonial Gendering while Domesticating the Empire

Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes and Heather Norris Nicholson

in British Women Amateur Filmmakers: National Memories and Global Identities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474420730
eISBN:
9781474453530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420730.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines how colonial women amateur filmmakers often documented in detail their early and mid-twentieth century overseas travel and settlement experiences, jobs, sports and private and ... More


Webs of Production and Practice

Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes and Heather Norris Nicholson

in British Women Amateur Filmmakers: National Memories and Global Identities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474420730
eISBN:
9781474453530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420730.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 2 explores women’s strategic role as clubs grew up to support amateur activity. Unlike the early colonial cine club scene that was largely male dominated, Britain's cine club scene involved ... More


Amateur film: Meaning and practice c. 1927–77

Heather Norris Nicholson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719077739
eISBN:
9781781704547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077739.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Amateur film: Meaning and practice 1927–77 traces the development of non-professional interests in making and showing film. It explores how amateur cinematography gained a following among the ... More


. Framing The Welfare State Swedish Amateur Fiction Film 1930 To 1965

Mats Jönsson

in Small-Gauge Storytelling: Discovering the Amateur Fiction Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748656349
eISBN:
9780748684274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748656349.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Using a collection of fiction films produced during the early 1960s by Swedish amateur filmmaker Mauno Eksell as its primary source material, this chapter examines the organisational history, typical ... More


Solemn Venues: War Trauma and the Expanding Nontheatrical Realm

Noah Tsika

in Traumatic Imprints: Cinema, Military Psychiatry, and the Aftermath of War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297630
eISBN:
9780520969926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297630.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In 1943, the army psychiatrist George S. Goldman began to develop a series of documentaries that could “contribute to mental health” by “removing some of the mystery connected with psychiatry and by ... More


The Queen has two bodies: amateur film, civic culture and the rehearsal of monarchy

Karen Lury

in The British monarchy on screen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099564
eISBN:
9781526109767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099564.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Dating from as early as 1906, a large number of amateur films commemorate royal visits to Scotland’s town halls and schools. They capture- in lise Hayden’s terms–the “minor events” of British royalty ... More


Péter Forgács: An Interview

Scott Macdonald

in Cinema's Alchemist: The Films of Péter Forgács

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648740
eISBN:
9781452945972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648740.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter provides an in-depth interview with Péter Forgács about filmmaking. Through his series of videos, Forgács dedicates himself to the retrieval of home movies and amateur films made in ... More


Film, Mobility and Urban Space: A Cinematic Geography of Liverpool

Les Roberts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317576
eISBN:
9781846317248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317248
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Drawing on multi-disciplinary debates surrounding the cultural production of place, space and memory in the post-industrial city, this book explores the role of moving images in representations and ... More


Sam Fuller’s First War Movie

Marsha Gordon

in Film is Like a Battleground: Sam Fuller's War Movies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190269746
eISBN:
9780190657291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190269746.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The focus of this chapter is on Sam Fuller’s May 1945 post-liberation 16mm film depicting the dressing and burial of corpses at the Falkenau camp, which housed prisoners of war in deplorable ... More


Through Amateur Eyes: Film and Photography in Nazi Germany

Frances Guerin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670062
eISBN:
9781452947006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670062.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

We have seen the films of professionals and propagandists celebrate Adolf Hitler, his SS henchmen, and the Nazi Party. But what of the documentary films and photographs of amateurs, soldiers, and ... More


Found Images as Witness to Central European History: A Bibó Reader and Miss Universe 1929

Catherine Portuges

in Cinema's Alchemist: The Films of Péter Forgács

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648740
eISBN:
9781452945972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648740.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the two films A Bibó Reader and Miss Universe 1929. The thirteenth series of Private Hungary, A Bibó Reader, explores the life and times of the esteemed twentieth-century ... More


The Trace: Framing the Presence of the Past in Free Fall

Malin Wahlberg

in Cinema's Alchemist: The Films of Péter Forgács

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648740
eISBN:
9781452945972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648740.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter provides an overview of the amateur film Free Fall. Free Fall is based on the work of Hungarian and Jewish amateur filmmaker György Petö, who documented his life with family and friends ... More


Reenvisioning the Documentary Fact: On Saying and Showing in Wittgenstein Tractatus and Bourgeois Dictionary

Tyrus Miller

in Cinema's Alchemist: The Films of Péter Forgács

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648740
eISBN:
9781452945972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648740.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Péter Forgács’s two films Wittgenstein Tractatus and Bourgeois Dictionary. Both films utilize amateur film footage and stand out for their explicitly reflexive, metapoetic ... More


For Youtube: Are animals the new celebrities?

Vinciane Despret

in What Would Animals Say If We Asked the Right Questions?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816692378
eISBN:
9781452954394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692378.003.0025
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter explores social media’s role in biological ethics, scientific research methods, and public perception of animals and animal research. The amateur and documentary modes of media offer ... More


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