New Directions in National Cinemas

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  1. Spanish Cinema against Itself
    Spanish Cinema Against Itself maps the evolution of Spanish surrealist and politically committed cinematic traditions from their origins in the 1930s—with the work of Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí, experimentalist José Val... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2020
    Hardback | £69.00
    Paperback | £25.99
  2. Movement and Performance in Berlin School Cinema
    Through a study of the contemporary German film movement the Berlin School, Olivia Landry examines how narrative film has responded to our highly digitalized and mediatized age, not with a focus on stasis and realism, but by turning... Learn More
    Published: 8th February 2019
    Hardback | £65.00
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  3. Migrant Anxieties
    During a period of heightened global concerns about the movement of immigrants and refugees across borders, Migrant Anxieties explores how filmmakers in Italy have probed the tensions accompanying the country's shift from an... Learn More
    Published: 24th January 2019
    Hardback | £69.00
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  4. Fatih Akin's Cinema and the New Sound of Europe
    In Fatih Akın's Cinema and the New Sound of Europe, Berna Gueneli explores the transnational works of acclaimed Turkish-German filmmaker and auteur Fatih Akın. The first minority director in Germany to receive numerous national... Learn More
    Published: 9th January 2019
    Hardback | £65.00
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  5. Italian Ecocinema Beyond the Human
    Entangled in the hybrid fields of ecomedia studies and material ecocriticism, Elena Past examines five Italian films shot on location and ponders the complex relationships that the production crews developed with the filming locations... Learn More
    Published: 9th January 2019
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  6. Rethinking Testimonial Cinema in Postdictatorship Argentina
    For roughly two decades after the collapse of the military regime in 1983, testimonial narrative was viewed and received as a privileged genre in Argentina. Today, however, academics and public intellectuals are experiencing "memory... Learn More
    Published: 7th January 2019
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  7. Early Cinema in Asia
    Early Cinema in Asia explores how cinema became a popular medium in the world’s largest and most diverse continent. Beginning with the end of Asia’s colonial period in the 19th century, contributors to this volume document... Learn More
    Published: 19th September 2017
    Hardback | £86.00
    Paperback | £36.00
  8. Cosmopolitan Film Cultures in Latin America, 1896-1960
    Cosmopolitan Film Cultures in Latin America examines how cinema forged cultural connections between Latin American publics and film-exporting nations in the first half of the twentieth century. Predating today’s transnational... Learn More
    Published: 19th June 2017
    Hardback | £77.00
    Paperback | £33.00
  9. Descended from Hercules
    Muscles, six-pack abs, skin, and sweat fill the screen in the tawdry and tantalizing peplum films associated with epic Italian cinema of the 1950s and 1960s. Using techniques like slow motion and stopped time, these films instill... Learn More
    Published: 15th October 2016
    Hardback | £25.99
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  10. Mothers, Comrades, and Outcasts in East German Women's Film
    Mothers, Comrades, and Outcasts in East German Women's Film merges feminist film theory and cultural history in an investigation of "women’s films" that span the last two decades of the former East Germany. Jennifer L. Creech... Learn More
    Published: 8th August 2016
    Hardback | £73.00
    Paperback | £33.00
  11. Nollywood Stars
    In this comprehensive study of Nollywood stardom around the world, Noah A. Tsika explores how the industry’s top on-screen talents have helped Nollywood to expand beyond West Africa and into the diaspora to become one of the... Learn More
    Published: 10th April 2015
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  12. Italian Fascism's Empire Cinema
    Ruth Ben-Ghiat provides the first in-depth study of feature and documentary films produced under the auspices of Mussolini’s government that took as their subjects or settings Italy’s African and Balkan colonies. These "empire... Learn More
    Published: 11th February 2015
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  13. Silent Cinema and the Politics of Space
    In this cross-cultural history of narrative cinema and media from the 1910s to the 1930s, leading and emergent scholars explore the transnational crossings and exchanges that occurred in early cinema between the two world wars.... Learn More
    Published: 2nd April 2014
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  14. Post-Revolution Nonfiction Film
    In the charged atmosphere of post-revolution, artistic and political forces often join in the effort to reimagine a new national space for a liberated people. Joshua Malitsky examines nonfiction film and nation building to better... Learn More
    Published: 20th March 2013
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  15. Euro Horror
    Beginning in the 1950s, "Euro Horror" movies materialized in astonishing numbers from Italy, Spain, and France and popped up in the US at rural drive-ins and urban grindhouse theaters such as those that once dotted New York's... Learn More
    Published: 7th February 2013
    Hardback | £34.00
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  16. Screens and Veils
    Examined within their economic, cultural, and political context, the work of women Maghrebi filmmakers forms a cohesive body of work. Florence Martin examines the intersections of nation and gender in seven films, showing how... Learn More
    Published: 13th October 2011
    Hardback | £60.00
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