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African FilmmakingNorth and South of the Sahara

African Filmmaking: North and South of the Sahara

Roy Armes

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621231
eISBN:
9780748670789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621231.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is a study linking filmmaking in the Maghreb (Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia) with that in francophone West Africa and examining the factors (including Islam and the involvement of African ... More

American Cinema in the Shadow of 9/11

American Cinema in the Shadow of 9/11

Terence McSweeney (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474413817
eISBN:
9781474430456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413817.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

American Cinema in the Shadow of 9/11 is a ground-breaking collection of essays by some of the foremost scholars writing in the field of contemporary American film. Through a dynamic critical ... More

American Documentary FilmProjecting the Nation

American Documentary Film: Projecting the Nation

Jeffrey Geiger

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621477
eISBN:
9780748670796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621477.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

American Documentary Film focuses on the extensive range and history of nonfiction filmmaking in the USA, investigating how documentary films have reflected varied and often competing visions of US ... More

American Independent CinemaRites of Passage and the Crisis Image

American Independent Cinema: Rites of Passage and the Crisis Image

Anna Backman Rogers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748693603
eISBN:
9781474412216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693603.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Anna Backman Rogers argues that American independent cinema is a cinema not merely in crisis, but also of crisis. As a cinema which often explores the rite of passage by explicitly drawing on ... More

American Independent CinemaAn Introduction

American Independent Cinema: An Introduction

Yannis Tzioumakis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618668
eISBN:
9780748670802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618668.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introduction to American independent cinema offers both a comprehensive industrial and economic history of the sector from the early twentieth century to the present and a study of key ... More

American Postfeminist CinemaWomen, Romance and Contemporary Culture

American Postfeminist Cinema: Women, Romance and Contemporary Culture

Michele Schreiber

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748693368
eISBN:
9780748696772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693368.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In light of their tremendous gains in the political and professional sphere, and their ever-expanding options, why is it that most contemporary American films aimed at women still focus almost ... More

Ancient Greece on British Television

Ancient Greece on British Television

Fiona Hobden and Amanda Wrigley (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474412599
eISBN:
9781474449526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412599.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Ancient Greece has inspired television producers and captivated viewing audiences in the United Kingdom for over half a century. By examining how and why political, social and cultural narratives of ... More

9/11 and the War on Terror

9/11 and the War on Terror

David Holloway

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633807
eISBN:
9780748670772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633807.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

David Holloway's interdisciplinary study of how 9/11 and the war on terror were represented during the Bush era, shows how culture functioned as a vital resource for citizens attempting to make sense ... More

Animal WorldsFilm, Philosophy and Time

Animal Worlds: Film, Philosophy and Time

Laura McMahon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474446389
eISBN:
9781474464710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474446389.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Focusing on a recent wave of international art cinema, Animal Worlds offers the first sustained analysis of the relations between cinematic time and animal life. Through an aesthetic of extended ... More

Antonioni and the Aesthetics of ImpurityRemaking the Image in the 1960s

Antonioni and the Aesthetics of Impurity: Remaking the Image in the 1960s

Matilde Nardelli

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474444040
eISBN:
9781474490573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444040.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Michalangelo Antonioni’s 1960s films are widely recognized as both exemplars of cinema and key texts in ushering in cinema’s ‘modern’ incarnation. Reconnecting Antonioni’s aesthetically audacious ... More

Asian CinemaA Regional View

Asian Cinema: A Regional View

Olivia Khoo

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474461764
eISBN:
9781474495189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461764.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Asia’s film industries have undergone significant transformation in the last 30 years. From bilateral co-production agreements to pan-Asian financing, Asian cinema has assumed a regional identity ... More

The Auditory SettingEnvironmental Sounds in Film and Media Arts

The Auditory Setting: Environmental Sounds in Film and Media Arts

Budhaditya Chattopadhyay

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474474382
eISBN:
9781399501668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474474382.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Auditory Setting introduces and investigates how narrative and a sense of place are constructed in film and media arts through the reproduction and mediation of site-specific environmental ... More

BadfilmIncompetence, Intention and Failure

Badfilm: Incompetence, Intention and Failure

Becky Bartlett

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474450423
eISBN:
9781399509053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450423.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines badfilms, a subcategory of ‘bad cinema’ marked by incompetence and typically exacerbated by material poverty and restrictive production conditions. It establishes a framework ... More

The Battle of Britain on Screen'The Few' in British Film and Television Drama

The Battle of Britain on Screen: 'The Few' in British Film and Television Drama

S.P. Mackenzie

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623891
eISBN:
9780748651276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623891.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines the origins, development and reception of the major dramatic screen representations of ‘The Few’ in the Battle of Britain produced over the past seventy years. It explores both ... More

The Besieged EgoDoppelgangers and Split Identity Onscreen

The Besieged Ego: Doppelgangers and Split Identity Onscreen

Caroline Ruddell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748692026
eISBN:
9780748697052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692026.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Besieged Ego: Doppelgangers and Split Identity Onscreen critically appraises the representation, or mediation, of identity in film and television through a thorough analysis of doppelgangers and ... More

Beyond Eastern NoirReimaging Russia and Eastern Europe in Nordic Cinemas

Beyond Eastern Noir: Reimaging Russia and Eastern Europe in Nordic Cinemas

Anna Estera Mrozewicz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474418102
eISBN:
9781474444675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418102.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book addresses representations of Russia and neighbouring Eastern Europe in post-1989 Nordic cinemas, investigating their hitherto-overlooked transnational dimension. Departing from the dark ... More

Binge-Watching and Contemporary Television Studies

Binge-Watching and Contemporary Television Studies

Mareike Jenner (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474461986
eISBN:
9781399509091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461986.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Binge-watching and its broader implications of self-scheduling, has become a central aspect of the way we understand and define contemporary television. Its centrality to contemporary television ... More

Blood in the StreetsHistories of Violence in Italian Crime Cinema

Blood in the Streets: Histories of Violence in Italian Crime Cinema

Austin Fisher

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474411721
eISBN:
9781474464727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411721.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Blood in the Streets investigates the various ways in which 1970s Italian crime films were embedded in their immediate cultural and political contexts. The book analyses the emergence, proliferation ... More

Bollywood and PostmodernismPopular Indian Cinema in the 21st Century

Bollywood and Postmodernism: Popular Indian Cinema in the 21st Century

Neelam Sidhar Wright

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696345
eISBN:
9781474412155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696345.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

‘New Bollywood’ has arrived, but its postmodern impulse often leaves film scholars reluctant to theorise its aesthetics. How do we define the style of a contemporary Bollywood film? Are Bollywood ... More

Bollywood in the Age of New MediaThe Geo-televisual Aesthetic

Bollywood in the Age of New Media: The Geo-televisual Aesthetic

Anustup Basu

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641024
eISBN:
9780748651245
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641024.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This study of popular Indian cinema in an age of globalisation, new media and metropolitan Hindu fundamentalism focuses on the period from 1991 to 2004. Popular Hindi cinema took a certain ... More

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