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    • Christie, Ian (2012)
      This timely volume engages with one of the most important shifts in recent film studies: the turn away from text-based analysis towards the viewer. Historically, this marks a return to early interest in the effect of film ...
    • Røssaak, Eivind (2011)
      New technological media such as film, photography and computers have altered the way we perceive possible relations between stillness and motion in the visual arts. Traditionally, cinema theory saw cinema and especially ...
    • Burry, Alexander; White, Frederick (2016-03-31)
      Each time a border is crossed there are cultural, political and social issues to be considered. Applying the metaphor of the ‘border crossing’ from one temporal or spatial territory into another, this book examines the way ...
    • Yamamoto, Hiroyuki (2012)
      This book discusses contemporary film in all the main countries of Southeast Asia, and the social practices and ideologies which films either represent or oppose. It shows how film acquires signification through cultural ...
    • Vitanza, Victor J. (2015)
      Victor J. Vitanza (author of Sexual Violence in Western Thought and Writing) continues to rethink the problem of sexual violence in cinema and how rape is often represented in “chaste” ways, in the form of a Chaste Cinematics. ...
    • Comolli, Jean-Louis (2015)
      Jean-Louis Comolli’s six-part essay Technique and Ideology had a revolutionary effect on film theory and history when it first appeared in Cahiers du Cinéma in 1971. In 2009, Comolli revisited his earlier text, arguing ...
    • Jaikumar, Priya (2005-01-01)
      How did the imperial logic underlying British and Indian film policy change with the British Empire’s loss of moral authority and political cohesion? Were British and Indian films of the 1930s and 1940s responsive to and ...
    • Foa Dienstag, Joshua (2016)
      In the lead essay for this volume, Joshua Foa Dienstag engages in a critical encounter with the work of Stanley Cavell on cinema, focusing sceptical attention on the claims made for the contribution of cinema to the ethical ...
    • Holl, Ute (2017-04-30)
      Ute Holl explores cinema as a cultural technique of trance, unconsciously transforming everyday spatio-temporal perception. The archaeology of experimental and anthropological cinema leads into psycho-physiological ...
    • Pollmann, Inga (2017)
      This book draws new connections between twentieth-century German and French film theory and practice and vitalist conceptions of life from biology and philosophy. Inga Pollmann shows how the links between the two created ...
    • Wehr, Christian (2016-03-03)
      Esta antología del cine mexicano presenta 31 películas emblemáticas de todas las épocas del cine del país, desde la llamada Época de Oro de los años treinta y cuarenta hasta el cine actual, e incluye tanto obras canónicas ...
    • Buckland, Warren; Fairfax, Daniel (2017)
      From 1968 to 1991 the acclaimed film theorist Christian Metz wrote several remarkable books on film theory: <i>Essais sur la signifi cation au cinéma</i>, tome1 et 2; <i>Langage et cinéma</i>; <i>Le signifiant imaginaire</i>; ...
    • rickels, laurence (2020)
      "Critique of Fantasy, Vol. 1: Between a Crypt and a Date Mark addresses both the style or genre of fantasy and the mental faculty, long the hot property of philosophical ethics. Freud passed it along in his 1907 essay on ...
    • Winn, J. Emmett (2012-04-19)
      From the silent era through the 1950s, the U.S. Department of Agriculture was the preeminent government filmmaking organization. In the United States, USDA films were shown in movie theaters, public and private schools at ...
    • Casetti, Francesco (2017)
      This collection is the first to bring together scholars to explore the ways in which various people and groups in Italian society reacted to the advent of cinema. Looking at the responses of writers, scholars, clergymen, ...
    • Grosoli, Marco (2018)
      This book is a first step toward a serious reassessment of the mostly unspoken theoretical and aesthetic premises underlying auteur theory.
    • Lafia, Marc; Coffeen, Daniel (2017)
      Everyday Cinema presents the films (eight features and numerous shorts, computational, and installation films) of Marc Lafia. In his many films (including Exploding Oedipus; Love and Art; Confessions of an Image; Revolution ...
    • Balsom, Erika (2013)
      Whether it involves remaking an old Hollywood movie, projecting a quiet 16mm film, or constructing a bombastic multi-screen environment, cinema now takes place not just in the movie theatre and the home, but also in the ...
    • Bordeleau, Érik; Pape, Toni; Rose-Antoinette, Ronald; Szymanski, Adam (2017)
      Fabulations nocturnes est un essai d’intercession. Ce n’est pas simplement un livre à propos du cinéaste Apichatpong Weerasethakul, bien qu’il se penche de près sur son œuvre. C’est plutôt un livre qui interroge en profondeur ...
    • Schavemaker, Margriet; Folkerts, Hendrik; Lindner, Cristoph (2015)
      This spirited exploration of the interfaces between art and theory in the 21st century brings together a multidisciplinary range of viewpoints on their future. The authors examine contemporary visual culture based on ...