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Pedro Almodóvar: Spain’s Enfant Terrible

Emanuel Levy, Pedro Almodóvar, Terence Davies, Todd Haynes, Gus Van Sant, and John Waters

in Gay Directors, Gay Films?: Pedro Almodóvar, Terence Davies, Todd Haynes, Gus Van Sant, John Waters

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231152761
eISBN:
9780231526531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152761.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Ch. 1 describes the career of Almodovar, Europe’s most Influential director, in terms of four phases, from flamboyant bad boy to director of mature melodramas to the maker of four consecutive ... More


George Cukor: A Double Life

Patrick McGilligan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680382
eISBN:
9781452948843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680382.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

One of the highest-paid studio contract directors of his time, George Cukor was nominated five times for an Academy Award as Best Director. In publicity and mystique he was dubbed the “women’s ... More


Developments under Democracy: Brazilian Women’s Filmmaking in a New Era

Leslie L. Marsh

in Brazilian Women's Filmmaking: From Dictatorship to Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037252
eISBN:
9780252094378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037252.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the current shape of filmmaking and how women directors have positioned themselves in the new context of film production in which it is increasingly difficult to realize ... More


Women in the Director’s Chair: The ‘Female Gaze’ in Documentary Film

Lisa French

in Female Authorship and the Documentary Image: Theory, Practice and Aesthetics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419444
eISBN:
9781474444682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419444.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This essay examines the concept of a ‘female gaze’ in documentary film with a specific consideration of the work, and viewpoints, of women directors. The question asked is whether a film as a ... More


The Lone Woman: Kawase Naomi

Kate E. Taylor-Jones

in Rising Sun, Divided Land: Japanese and South Korean Filmmakers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165853
eISBN:
9780231850445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165853.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses Japanese director Kawase Naomi. It begins with an overview of women in Japanese cinema, and since cinema cannot be seen as separate from the culture it springs from, it also ... More


Brazilian Women's Filmmaking: From Dictatorship to Democracy

Leslie L. Marsh

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037252
eISBN:
9780252094378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037252.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

At most recent count, there are no fewer than forty-five women in Brazil directing or codirecting feature-length fiction or documentary films. In the early 1990s, women filmmakers in Brazil were ... More


The Postwar Bubble

Wheeler Winston Dixon

in Film Noir and the Cinema of Paranoia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623990
eISBN:
9780748653614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623990.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Women were among those who eagerly embraced the new world of film noir, having been cut out of the film industry since the 1920s. None did it with more style and verve than Ida Lupino, who directed ... More


‘I Am a Hindu’: Assertions and Queries

Vasudha Dalmia

in Poetics, Plays, and Performances: The Politics of Modern Indian Theatre

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195695052
eISBN:
9780199080335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195695052.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Evaluating the journey of Indian theatre in the twentieth century, this chapter begins with a brief discussion of the increasing involvement of Hindutva and Hindu women in the field of theatre during ... More


Hollywood Transgressor or Hollywood Transvestite?: The Reception of Kathryn Bigelow’s

Katarzyna Paszkiewicz

in Doing Women's Film History: Reframing Cinemas, Past and Future

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039683
eISBN:
9780252097775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039683.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the discursive circulation of Kathryn Bigelow's 2008 film The Hurt Locker and the debates that broke out about the suppression of gender in her 2010 Academy Award acceptance ... More


Traveling Memories: Women’s Reminiscences of Displaced Childhood in Chilean Postdictatorship Documentary

Elizabeth Ramírez Soto

in Doing Women's Film History: Reframing Cinemas, Past and Future

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039683
eISBN:
9780252097775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039683.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines recent homecoming films as documents informed by experiences of exile in the context of postdictatorial Chile. It analyzes three first-person documentaries by second-generation ... More


Chapter Five

Patrick McGilligan

in George Cukor: A Double Life

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680382
eISBN:
9781452948843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680382.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines how George Cukor developed his reputation as a “woman’s director” in Hollywood while working for MGM. In various published interviews and the newspaper and magazine articles ... More


Branching Out

Brent Phillips

in Charles Walters: The Director Who Made Hollywood Dance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813147215
eISBN:
9780813151502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147215.003.0022
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter, Walters’ life in Palm Springs is explored, including the launching of “Chuck Walters Presents,” a men’s clothing store that sold the director’s personally designed fashions. Walters ... More


ReFocus: The Films of Susanne Bier

Missy Molloy, Mimi Nielsen, and Meryl Shriver-Rice (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474428729
eISBN:
9781474449595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428729.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The award-winning Danish director Susanne Bier has become increasingly known for her generic innovations and industrial fluidity, moving confidently between cinema and television at a time where the ... More


Susanne Bier’s Boundary-crossing Screen Authorship

Missy Molloy, Mimi Nielsen, and Meryl Shriver-Rice

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/9781474428729.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The volume introduction contextualizes Susanne Bier’s work in light of Danish cinema’s unprecedented popularity around the turn of the 21st century; outlines the evolution of her career; relates her ... More


A Conversation with Susanne Bier

Missy Molloy, Mimi Nielsen, and Meryl Shriver-rice (eds)

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/9781474428729.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Based on an interview conducted in November 2016 in Copenhagen, the volume’s postscript foregrounds the topics covered in the book and touches on provocative readings of Bier’s films advanced by ... More


Corporate Governance in India: Change and Continuity

Asish K. Bhattacharyya (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199469321
eISBN:
9780199087532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199469321.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The Companies Act 2013 (hereafter, the act) and the revised code of corporate governance issued by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), incorporated in Clause 49 of the Equity Listing ... More


A Closer Look: Kelly Reichardt

E. Dawn Hall

in ReFocus: The Films of Kelly Reichardt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474411127
eISBN:
9781474444620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411127.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Reichardt’s career, definition of success, and specific model of filmmaking. Included is a brief biographical sketch of Reichardt’s life, detailing issues related to family, ... More


Poetics, Plays, and Performances: The Politics of Modern Indian Theatre

Vasudha Dalmia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195695052
eISBN:
9780199080335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195695052.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This book addresses the political and aesthetic concerns of modern Indian theatre, tracing its genealogies, and looking in particular at its appropriation of folk theatre. Beginning with the plays of ... More


Film Analysis: Shara Shara 沙羅双樹

Kate E. Taylor-Jones

in Rising Sun, Divided Land: Japanese and South Korean Filmmakers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165853
eISBN:
9780231850445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165853.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes Kawase Naomi's film Shara (Sharasojyu, 2003) about the disappearance of a young boy and his family's struggle to cope with the tragedy. While not as successful as Kawase's ... More


Staging Allegro

Kara Anne Gardner

in Agnes de Mille: Telling Stories in Broadway Dance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199733682
eISBN:
9780190246082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733682.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

Allegro represented de Mille’s final collaboration with Rodgers and Hammerstein. She served as both director and choreographer for the musical. The show did not find the same level of success as ... More


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