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Title Remapping world cinema : identity, culture and politics in film / edited by Stephanie Dennison and Song Hwee Lim
Imprint London ; New York : Wallflower Press, 2006
book jacket
 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  791.43 R281 2006    AVAILABLE    30500101275413
Descript xi, 203 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note "The inspiration for this edited volume came from an international film conference held June 2002 at the University of Leeds entitled World cinemas: identity, politics, culture. As well as specially-commissioned pieces, a number of chapters have been based on papers delivered at the conference."--Page vii
Includes bibliographical references and index
Situating world cinema as a theoretical problem / Stephanie Dennison, Song Hwee Lim -- An atlas of world cinema / Dudley Andrew -- Towards a positive definition of world cinema / Lúcia Nagib -- Latin American cinema : from underdevelopment to postmodernism / Michael Chanan -- Export mythology : primitivism and paternalism in Pasolini, Hopper and Herzog / Keith Richards -- Mother lands, sister nations : the epic, poetic, propaganda films of Cuba and the Basque country / Rob Stone -- The dialectics of transnational identity and female desire in four films of Claire Denis / Rosanna Maule -- Carnivalesque meets modernity in the films of Karl Valentin and Charlie Chaplin / David Robb -- The Bakhtinian headstands of East German cinema / Evelyn Preuss -- Shockumentary evidence : the perverse politics of the Mondo film / Mark Goodall -- 'Telling the truth can be a dangerous business' : stardom, race and Isabelle Adjani / Guy Austin -- The new Brazilian bombshell : Sônia Braga, race and cinema in the 1970s / Stephanie Dennison -- Canonising sexual image, devaluing gender performance : replacing the onnagata with female actresses in Japan's early cinema / Hideaki Fujiki -- Troubled masculinities : questioning gender and sexuality in Liu Bingjian's Nannan nünü (Men and women) / Louise Williams -- Orientalism or occidentalism? : dynamics of appropriation in Akira Kurosawa / Rachael Hutchinson -- Consuming 'Bollywood' in the global age : the strange case of an 'unfine' world cinema / Kaushik Bhaumik
"Covering a broad scope, this collection examines the cinemas of Europe, East Asia, India, Africa and Latin America, and will be of interest to scholars and students of film studies, cultural studies and postcolonial studies, as well as to film enthusiasts keen to explore a wider range of world cinema."--Jacket
Link Online version: Remapping world cinema. London ; New York : Wallflower Press, 2006 (OCoLC)607200989
Subject Culture and globalization
Motion pictures
Intercultural communication in motion pictures
Motion pictures -- Social aspects
Politics in motion pictures
Alt Author Dennison, Stephanie
Lim, Song Hwee, 1965-
World Cinemas: Identity, Politics, Culture (2002 : University of Leeds)
Govt. Doc# MDM4007
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