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Tendencias En El Cine Mexicano Contemporaneo

El libro presenta un conjunto de ensayos analiticos acerca de las tendencias en el cine mexicano reciente. Algunas constantes detectadas por los autores permitieron dividir el libro en tres partes....


El Pueblo Sera de Nadies

El cine de los nadies Para los que hacemos periodismo la obra cinematografica de Pino Solanas es testimonio puro. Es una pelicula que vemos una y otra vez, en un pais donde hemos crecido con una...


Jim Jarmusch

El presente volumen supone una revision de la filmografia de Jim Jarmusch desde 1980 hasta 1991, coincidiendo con el estreno de Noche en la Tierra.En la primera parte se analiza la influencia...


Gender and Cinema

Gender and Cinema is the first comprehensive look at Kenya's Film Industry. It traces the history of film making in Kenya, from the perspective of native filmmakers participation in the enterprise....


American Political Films

An examination of the political film genre contributes increased knowledge into the relationship between those who govern and those who are governed. Eleven political films from the turbulent time...


African Re-Creation of Western Impressions

This study gives a postcolonial exploration of the depiction of the African in selected Kenyan films. It assesses the extent to which the colonial experience influenced the portrayal of the African...


Alternative Realities

Over the last part of the 20th Century and the beginning of the 21st, alternative reality films have increases prodigiously. These films reflect tje growing collective fear that discerning true...


Something about Russian Films

The chapters on the history of Russian cinema combined with the portraits of Russian film directors (Nikina Mikhalkov, Karen Shakhnazarov, Pyotr Todorovsky), with a detailed analysis of specific...


Samurai Lear?

Most academic scholarship dealing with Akira Kurosawa's Ran has concentrated in a rather Anglocentric fashion on the film's status as an adaptation of Shakespeare's King Lear. Mr Gorringe's book...


Lesbian 'Desis' in Indian Cinema

Globalisation has come to signify a whole new set of practices, ideas, and trends. Most scholars agree that globalization has been responsible for some of the biggest transformations in the...


Liberalization, Globalization and the Multiplex Film Culture

The emergence of the multiplex has had a significant impact on the way Indian films, especially Hindi films are made, exhibited and distributed. This book contends that the factors contributing to...


The Ground Zero Superhero

Surely, the superhero movie contains certain intrinsic narrative structures and regularly offers an embodied cinematic experience with which it intends to determine its success, but this thesis...


Apocalypse in Twentieth-Century Literature, Film, and Cultural Texts

Susan Smith Nash's work investigates the how the apocalyptic narrative has been used historically and continues to be used to manipulate followers, who are, in many instances, complicit in their own...


Cinematic Identification

The pages that follow detail the author's experience of coming to terms with a traumatic car accident whilst in high school. It forms the written accompaniment to a narrative film, which draws on...


Die Oscar Macher

Die Oscar Macher Wer verleiht eigentlich den wichtigsten Filmpreis der Welt"? Und was macht diese Organisation, wenn sie keine Filmpreise verleiht? Wie ist sie entstanden, wer sind ihre Mitglieder,...


The Digitization of Cinematic Visual Effects

The Digitization of Cinematic Visual Effects: Hollywood's Coming of Age, by Rama Venkatasawmy, analyzes how the Hollywood cinema industry's visual effects applications have not only motivated the...


The Backdoors of Jakarta

How Eliana, Eliana and Rindu Kami pada-Mu), as case studies of post-Reform Indonesian films, represent social issues in Jakarta in a (neo)-realistic way? This thesis focuses on the representation of...


Brothers in Arms

This report details the entire production process which the maker had gone through for the creation of this film. It attempts to address the lack of a uniquely Chinese science fiction film in the...


Men and Masculinities in Selected Ghanaian Video Films

This book examines how Ghanaian video films write men and masculinities by addressing how the films portray what it means to be a man in contemporary Ghana. Exploring the cultural ideas and...


Religion in Indonesian Cinemas

This study aims to revisit the argument of common assumption that Indonesian films do not represent Indonesian culture where religion is the central of it. This study investigates the ways in which...


The Portrayal of Gender in Disney-Pixar's Animated Films

This study was a content analysis of the portrayal of gender in the feature-length films of Pixar Animation Studios. All ten films currently released from the studio were included in the study (Toy...


Green Pine Resurrected

This study shows the shift in meaning generation across time in Turkish cinema by comparing genre films of the 1960s of the green Pine (Yesilcam) cinema and parody films of the new televisual...


The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

This thesis explores Marxist imagery in American horror films and how American society reflects them. Often, the monsters in these films represent the average citizen's contribution to the horror of...


From Novel to Film

When a novel is adapted into a film, it is not infrequent to hear the audience discredit the audiovisual version and claim their disappointment. A member of the creative Nouvelle Vague movement in...


Digital Film in Bangladesh

This book tried to investigate the potentials, trends and challenges of digital film in Bangladesh. The study has studied four digital films as cases to understand the digital film situation in...


Aphrodite's Curse

This work examines the role of the witch archetype in film narrative to determine whether or not the archetype has changed in contemporary times. The ideas I encounter and explore inform my creative...


Mainstreaming the Margins

Is it possible for a progressively feminist text to exist within the confines of mainstream Hollywood? Does action entertainment have to support conservative American politics? Must a feminist...


Government Financing of Film and Film Policy

This research explores the relation between subsidies for Dutch feature film production and box office revenues, in the context of policy objectives that have been formulated since 1997. The...


Enactive Cinema

Enactive Cinema explores the psychophysiological grounds from which the experience of cinema emerges. It follows the traces left by Sergei M. Eisenstein, the Russian filmmaker and researcher of the...


Framing Invisibility

Representation, stereotyping, 'race' and multiculturalism in film, television and other audio-visual forms have been subjected to numerous studies in Britain and the United States. However there...