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The Age of New Waves: Art Cinema and the Staging of Globalization

James Tweedie

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199858286
eISBN:
9780199367665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858286.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The Age of New Waves examines the origins of the concept of the “new wave” in 1950s France and the proliferation of new waves in world cinema over the past three decades. The book ... More


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


The Kaleidoscope of Cinéma-monde

Michael Gott and Thibaut Schilt

in Cinéma-monde: Decentred Perspectives on Global Filmmaking in French

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474414982
eISBN:
9781474444736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414982.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Building upon the concepts of littérature-monde (citing a 2007 manifesto) and cinéma-monde (citing a 2013 article by Bill Marshall), this introduction aims to explore the opportunities and ... 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


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

Malini Guha

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748656462
eISBN:
9781474408585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748656462.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Drawing upon examples from contemporary British and French cinema, this book explores the sights and sounds of “migrant” London and Paris, providing entirely new ways of visualizing and ... More


Reading subtitles: travelling films meet foreign spectators

Dimitris Eleftheriotis

in Cinematic Journeys: Film and Movement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633128
eISBN:
9780748651269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633128.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

By focusing on subtitles, this chapter maps out and delineates critical positions as they emerge within film theory and ‘world cinema’ in order to investigate their limitations. It proposes an ... More


Film Sequels: Theory and Practice from Hollywood to Bollywood

Carolyn Jess-Cooke

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626038
eISBN:
9780748670895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626038.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The film sequel has been much maligned in popular culture as a vampirish corporative exercise in profit-making and narrative regurgitation. Drawing upon a wide range of filmic examples from early ... 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


Ang Lee as Director: His Position in Asian and World Cinema

Whitney Crothers Dilley

in The Cinema of Ang Lee: The Other Side of the Screen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167734
eISBN:
9780231538497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167734.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers Taiwanese-born Hollywood director Ang Lee's position in Asian and world cinema. It first examines the characteristics of Lee's cinema, from globalization and cultural identity ... More


Cinéma-monde: Decentred Perspectives on Global Filmmaking in French

Michael Gott and Thibaut Schilt (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474414982
eISBN:
9781474444736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414982.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first book devoted to a wide-ranging study of developments in global French-language cinema, from Quebec to Mauritania and from Belgium to Cambodia, Cinéma-monde picks up on the lively scholarly ... 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


Locating the Voice in Film: An Introduction

Tom Whittaker and Sarah Wright

in Locating the Voice in Film: Critical Approaches and Global Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190261122
eISBN:
9780190261153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261122.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

The chapter defines the concept of the ‘mobile voice’, an understanding of the voice in film that challenges traditional theoretical accounts, based on classical narrative cinema, which examine the ... More


Storytelling in World Cinemas: Contexts

Lina Khatib (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163378
eISBN:
9780231850254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163378.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book addresses the questions of what and why particular stories are told in films around the world, both in terms of the forms of storytelling used, and of the political, religious, historical, ... 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


The Auteur

Andrew Nestingen

in The Cinema of Aki Kaurismäki: Contrarian Stories

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165594
eISBN:
9780231850414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165594.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter provides a background of Aki Kaurismäki's cinema. Despite ridiculing cinema as commerce, Kaurismäki's films have adopted the very same elements of commercial cinema, with their B-movie ... 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


The Haunting of Taipei

James Tweedie

in The Age of New Waves: Art Cinema and the Staging of Globalization

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199858286
eISBN:
9780199367665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858286.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Ghosts and spirits are conspicuous presences in city films from Taiwan, and this chapter posits the cinematic spectre and the act of haunting as a response to the destruction that accompanies the ... More


Neorealist Narratives

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/9781474406864.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter outlines how documentary and realist styles coalesced as a form of documentario narrativo in the Italian neorealist movement – the major new paradigm of slum representation which, ... 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


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