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  1. 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
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  2. 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
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  3. 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
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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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
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  9. 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
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  10. Fashion in Film
    The vital synergy between dress and the cinema has been in place since the advent of film. Broaching topics such as vampires, noir, and Marie Antoinette looks, Fashion in Film uncovers the way in which the alliance of these two... Learn More
    Published: 28th June 2011
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  11. Cinema in a Democratic South Africa
    Lucia Saks uses South African cinema as a lens through which to view cultural changes resulting from the end of apartheid in 1994. She examines how media transformed the meaning of race and nation during this period and argues... Learn More
    Published: 19th July 2010
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  12. Screening Strangers
    Yosefa Loshitzky challenges the utopian notion of a post-national "New Europe" by focusing on the waves of migrants and refugees that some view as a potential threat to European identity, a concern heightened by the rhetoric of... Learn More
    Published: 8th March 2010
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  13. Stardom, Italian Style
    Marcia Landy examines the history of Italian celebrity culture and ponders the changing qualities of stardom in the 20th and 21st centuries. She considers the historical conditions for the rise of stardom in the context of various... Learn More
    Published: 27th March 2008
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