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Introduction

Malini Guha

in From Empire to the World: Migrant London and Paris in the Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748656462
eISBN:
9781474408585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748656462.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter examines a configuration that brings together globalization, urban space and the cinema, taking a series of contemporary films set in London and Paris as primary case ... More


Slums on and off Screen

Igor Krstić

in Slums on Screen: World Cinema and the Planet of Slums

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474406864
eISBN:
9781474421928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406864.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Taking vital clues from the ‘spatial turn’ in the humanities and social sciences, the chapter discusses slums both off and on screen, as urban as well as cinematic (or represented) spaces. It ... More


Noir Looks and the Flash of Transgression: Trauma and the City’s Edge(s) in A Bittersweet Life

Susie Jie Young Kim

in Cinema at the City's Edge

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099845
eISBN:
9789882206731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099845.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Kim Je-Woon's A Bittersweet Life, a film which diverges from gangster films' conventional fixation with honor codes and sentimental displays of staunch masculinist camaraderie ... More


The Journey Narrative: Arrivals and Departures

Malini Guha

in From Empire to the World: Migrant London and Paris in the Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748656462
eISBN:
9781474408585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748656462.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter offers a wider applicability for the methods of reading for city space by positioning the journey narrative of the cinematic city as integral to the larger story of migrancy and the ... More


Inside Hollywood Film

Iván Villarmea Álvarez

in Documenting Cityscapes: Urban Change in Contemporary Non-Fiction Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174534
eISBN:
9780231850780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174534.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyses the metafilmic strategies of two titles focused on the way Hollywood has historically represented the city of Los Angeles. The first, Pat O'Neill's The Decay of Fiction (2002), ... More


Conclusion

Malini Guha

in From Empire to the World: Migrant London and Paris in the Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748656462
eISBN:
9781474408585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748656462.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This concluding chapter considers the film London River (2009), which tells a specifically London-based story that addresses racialized forms of strife under the banner of “The War on Terror,” but ... More


Introduction

Igor Krstić

in Slums on Screen: World Cinema and the Planet of Slums

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474406864
eISBN:
9781474421928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406864.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter first outlines the book’s scope and its aim to reconstruct two developments while trying to weave them together: accelerated urbanisation and the rise of an increasingly interconnected ... More


Slums on Screen: World Cinema and the Planet of Slums

Igor Krstić

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474406864
eISBN:
9781474421928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406864.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Despite the rise of the ‘cinematic city’ as an acknowledged paradigm in film and urban studies, ‘cinematic slums’ have remained severely under-researched, even though near to one billion people – ... More


Documentary Film at the Turn of the Century

Iván Villarmea Álvarez

in Documenting Cityscapes: Urban Change in Contemporary Non-Fiction Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174534
eISBN:
9780231850780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174534.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the development of contemporary documentary theory in the twenty-first century, beginning with the proliferation of documentary films in mainstream cinema and the portrayal of ... More


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