Charles Ramírez Berg

Charles Ramírez Berg is Joe M. Dealy, Sr. Professor in Media Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, where he has won every major teaching award. He is the author of several books, including Latino Images in Film: Stereotypes, Subversion, and Resistance and Cinema of Solitude: A Critical Study of Mexican Film, 1967–1983.


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  1. The Classical Mexican Cinema
    From the mid-1930s to the late 1950s, Mexican cinema became the most successful Latin American cinema and the leading Spanish-language film industry in the world. Many Cine de Oro (Golden Age cinema) films adhered to the dominant... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2015
    Paperback | £22.99
  2. The Cinema of Robert Rodriguez

    The Cinema of Robert Rodriguez

    Written by Frederick Luis Aldama, Foreword by Charles Ramírez Berg

    University of Texas Press

    Robert Rodriguez stands alone as the most successful U.S. Latino filmmaker today, whose work has single-handedly brought U.S. Latino filmmaking into the mainstream of twenty-first-century global cinema. Rodriguez is a prolific... Learn More
    Published: 15th October 2014
    Paperback | £20.99
  3. Cinema of Solitude
    La crisis, a period of political and economic turmoil in Mexico that began in the late 1960s, spawned a new era in Mexican cinema. Known as el Nuevo Cine (the New Cinema), these films presented alienated characters caught in a... Learn More
    Published: 15th September 2009
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  4. Latino Images in Film
    The bandido, the harlot, the male buffoon, the female clown, the Latin lover, and the dark lady—these have been the defining, and demeaning, images of Latinos in U.S. cinema for more than a century. In this book, Charles Ramírez... Learn More
    Published: 15th August 2002
    Paperback | £21.99