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Chinese EcocinemaIn the Age of Environmental Challenge

Chinese Ecocinema: In the Age of Environmental Challenge

Sheldon H. Lu and Jiayan Mi (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090866
eISBN:
9789882206724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090866.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In coming decades, film will be one of the primary ways in which China adopts and expands ecological consciousness. This anthology is a book-length study of China's ecosystem through the lens of ... More

Chinese Martial Arts CinemaThe Wuxia Tradition

Chinese Martial Arts Cinema: The Wuxia Tradition

Stephen Teo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748632855
eISBN:
9780748670833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632855.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The martial arts genre known as wuxia (literally ‘martial chivalry’) is one of the oldest in the Chinese cinema. Its antecedents are closely tied to the historical knights-errant known as xia who ... More

Christian Petzold

Christian Petzold

Jaimey Fisher

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037986
eISBN:
9780252095238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037986.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In eleven feature films across two decades, Christian Petzold has established himself as the most critically celebrated director in contemporary Germany. The best-known and most influential member of ... More

Chronicle of a CameraThe Arriflex 35 in North America, 1945-1972

Chronicle of a Camera: The Arriflex 35 in North America, 1945-1972

Norris Pope

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037412
eISBN:
9781621039280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037412.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book provides a history of the most consequential 35mm motion picture camera introduced in North America in the quarter century following the Second World War: the Arriflex 35. It traces the ... More

The Cinema and Its ShadowRace and Technology in Early Cinema

The Cinema and Its Shadow: Race and Technology in Early Cinema

Alice Maurice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678044
eISBN:
9781452948256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678044.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Focusing on American cinema, The Cinema and Its Shadow argues that “race” has defined and supplemented the cinematic apparatus since the earliest motion pictures, and especially at times of ... More

Cinema and SensationFrench Film and the Art of Transgression

Cinema and Sensation: French Film and the Art of Transgression

Martine Beugnet

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620425
eISBN:
9780748670840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620425.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book looks at a much-debated phenomenon in contemporary cinema: the re-emergence of filmmaking practices – and, by extension, of theoretical approaches – that give precedence to cinema as the ... More

Cinema Approaching RealityLocating Chinese Film Theory

Cinema Approaching Reality: Locating Chinese Film Theory

Victor Fan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693559
eISBN:
9781452950792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693559.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In Cinema Approaching Reality, Victor Fan brings together, for the first time, Chinese and Euro-American film theories and theorists to engage in critical debates about film in Shanghai and Hong Kong ... More

Cinema at the City's Edge

Cinema at the City's Edge

Yomi Braester and James Tweedie (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099845
eISBN:
9789882206731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099845.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Cinema has been a primary mechanism for entertaining migrants to the modern city, recording and displaying a historically new experience to urban populations themselves, while also disseminating the ... More

The Cinema of Agnès VardaResistance and Eclecticism

The Cinema of Agnès Varda: Resistance and Eclecticism

Delphine Benezet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169752
eISBN:
9780231850612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169752.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Agnès Varda, a pioneer of the French New Wave, has been making radical films for over half a century. Many of these are considered by scholars, filmmakers, and audiences alike, as audacious, seminal, ... More

The Cinema of Aki KaurismäkiContrarian Stories

The Cinema of Aki Kaurismäki: Contrarian Stories

Andrew Nestingen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165594
eISBN:
9780231850414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165594.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Aki Kaurismäki is an enigma, an eminent auteur who claims his films are a joke. Since 1983, Kaurismäki has produced classically styled films filled with cinephilic references to film history. He has ... More

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