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Romanian Cinema

Constantin Parvulescu

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Romanian Cinema Introduction Until the mid-2000s the scholarship on Romanian film has been written almost exclusively in Romanian. Its pioneer...

de Oliveira, Manoel

Randal Johnson

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Manoel De Oliveira Introduction Manoel de Oliveira (b. 1908, Porto–d. 2015, Porto) was Portugal’s most important film director. His career spa...

Masculinity in Film

Mark Gallagher

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Masculinity in Film Introduction In film studies as in other disciplines and in cultures at large, masculinity remains a contested category, t...

New Zealand Cinema

Alistair Fox

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

New Zealand Cinema Introduction New Zealand cinema, despite the relatively small number of feature films produced, has received much internati...

Psychoanalytic Film Theory

Todd McGowan

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Psychoanalytic Film Theory Introduction Psychoanalytic film theory occurred in two distinct waves. The first, beginning in the late 1960s and e...

Hollywood Studios

Peter Lev

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Hollywood Studios Introduction “Studio” and “Hollywood” are interestingly complex terms. “Studio” originally meant a room with abundant natura...

Politics, Hollywood and

Kathryn Cramer Brownell

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Hollywood and Politics Introduction Scholars in history and cinema and media studies have explored various aspects of the relationship between...

Narrative

Donald F. Larsson

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Narrative Introduction Narrative is often simply equated with story, a sequence of causally linked events with a beginning, a middle, and an e...

Kracauer, Siegfried

Johannes von Moltke

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

Siegfried Kracauer Introduction Siegfried Kracauer (b. 1889–d. 1960) was one of the preeminent film theorists and cultural critics of the 20th...

Children in Film

Ian Wojcik Andrews

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Children in Film Introduction The child in film is a multifaceted, wide-ranging topic that considers historical, ideological, pedagogical, and...

Dance and Film

Sangita Shresthova

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Dance and Film Introduction The aesthetic, temporal, and interactive intersections of dance, film, and most recently new media cut across avan...

Censorship

Lee Grieveson

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Censorship Introduction All social orders make decisions about what facts, ideas, and representations can safely appear in public. Liberal poli...

Warhol, The Films of Andy

J. J. Murphy

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

The Films of Andy Warhol Introduction Andy Warhol (b. 1928–d. 1987) began making films in 1963, at the height of his success as a painter and ...

Modernism and Film

Lucy Fischer

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Modernism and Film Introduction This entry has particular parameters that should be understood at the outset. It covers only those critical wo...

Indigenous Media

Pamela Wilson, Joanna Hearne, Amalia Córdova, Sabra Thorner

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Indigenous Media Introduction Indigenous media may be defined as forms of media expression conceptualized, produced, and circulated by indigen...

Altman, Robert

Robert T. Self

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Robert Altman Introduction Robert Altman (b. 1925–d. 2006) had a directing career that stretched over fifty years, from the end of World War II...

Ray, Nicholas

Steven Rybin, Will Scheibel

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Nicholas Ray Introduction Nicholas Ray (1911–1979), the director of Rebel Without a Cause, Johnny Guitar, In a Lonely Place, and other Hollywo...

Whiteness

Daniel Bernardi, Michael Green

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Whiteness Introduction Notions of whiteness as race and ethnicity have existed in intellectual and political discourses since at least the sta...

Color

Brian Price

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Color Introduction The history and theory of film has, from the very beginning, been characterized by subfields devoted to major stylistic ele...

Documentary Film

Zoë Druick

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Documentary Film Introduction Since the 1990s, there has been a veritable explosion of documentary films and digital media productions accompa...

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