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Theory, Trauma

Susannah Radstone, Janet Walker, Noah Shenker

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Trauma Theory Introduction Trauma theory denotes a vibrant, interdisciplinary area of Western scholarship developed since the 1980s through cr...

Transnational and Diasporic Cinema

Ramona Curry

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2016-04-28

Transnational and Diasporic CinemaIntroductionAlthough from the earliest years film production, marketing, and reception involved extensive national b...

Trinh, T. Minh-ha

Yelizaveta Moss

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Trinh T. Minh-haIntroductionBorn in Hanoi, Vietnam in 1952 and raised in Saigon Trinh T. Minh-ha received her schooling in music composition in Saigon...

Truffaut, François

Alistair Fox

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

François TruffautIntroductionFrançois Truffaut (b. 1932–d. 1984) is renowned both for the originality and the enduring popularity of his films, being ...

Turkish Cinema

Diana Gonzalez-Duclert

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

Turkish CinemaIntroductionBeginning with the 1982 Palme d’Or at Cannes for Yilmaz Güney’s Yol, Turkish cinema entered into the international forefront...

Twilight Zone, The

Lester H. Hunt

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-11-29

The Twilight ZoneIntroductionThe television series The Twilight Zone (1959–1964, hereafter referred to as “the series”) has attracted the attention of...

Varda, Agnès

Sarah Cooper

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Agnès VardaIntroductionAgnès Varda (b. 1928, Ixelles, Belgium) is without doubt the most significant woman director in the history of French cinema. K...

Vertigo

Susan White

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

Vertigo Introduction Alfred Hitchcock made Vertigo during an especially creative period of 1958–1960, when he released three historic films, V...

Vertov, Dziga

Alla Gadassik

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-03-10

Dziga Vertov Introduction Dziga Vertov (b. 1896, Bialystok, Russian Empire–d. 1954, Moscow, USSR) was a pioneering Soviet filmmaker, whose fil...

Video and Computer Games

Raiford Guins, Laine Nooney

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Video and Computer Games Introduction It almost goes without saying that video games have made a profound impact across culture and society. Ac...

Video Installation

Johanna Gosse

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Video InstallationIntroductionWhile at first, “video installation” would seem to refer to a particular medium and mode of display, in practice, the te...

Violence and Cinema

Hilary Neroni

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Violence and Cinema Introduction Originally, studies on violence in the cinema were connected to particular genres or filmmakers. This scholar...

Virtual Reality

Miriam Ross

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

Virtual RealityIntroductionThe early 20th century saw the coalescence of several representation technologies: moving-image photography, audio recordin...

Visconti, Luchino

Brendan Hennessey

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

Luchino ViscontiIntroductionLuchino Visconti (b. 1906–d. 1976) was one of Italy’s foremost directors of cinema, theater, and opera. A cultural figureh...

Von Sternberg, Josef

Gaylyn Studlar

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Josef Von Sternberg Introduction Born in Vienna, Austria in 1894 of working-class Jewish parents, Jonas Stern’s downtrodden young life did not...

Von Stroheim, Erich

Fanny Lignon

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Erich Von StroheimIntroductionAustrian-born Erich von Stroheim (b. 1885–d. 1957) is one of the greatest directors of the American silent movie era. Ev...

von Trier, Lars

Caroline Bainbridge

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Lars Von Trier Introduction Lars von Trier has attracted a great deal of critical commentary since the release of his first feature film, The ...

War Film

Robert Eberwein

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

War FilmIntroductionWar films first appeared in 1898, a few years after the birth of the motion picture. Their subject was the Spanish-American War, w...

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 ...

Wayne, John

Ross Schnioffsky, Richard Thompson

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

John Wayne Introduction John Wayne’s film career began in Hollywood silent films in the late 1920s and, in one sense, ended in 1976—a half-cen...

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