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Opera and Film

Marcia J. Citron

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Opera and FilmIntroductionOpera and film have enjoyed a close relationship since the beginning of cinema. In the silent era, operatic stories and star...

Ophuls, Max

Alan Williams

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Max Ophuls Introduction Max Ophuls is widely considered one of the great directors of “classical” cinema, but his greatness is rather particul...

Orphan Films

Dan Streible

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Orphan Films Introduction Although of unknown vernacular origin, the term “orphan film” emerged in the 1990s within discussions among archivis...

Oshima, Nagisa

Ryan Cook

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Nagisa OshimaIntroductionNagisa Oshima (大島渚/Ōshima Nagisa, b. 1932–d. 2013) is a paradox: one of the most iconic filmmakers in Japanese film history, ...

Ozu, Yasujiro

Daisuke Miyao

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2019-03-27

Yasujiro OzuIntroductionYasujiro Ozu (b. 12 December 1903–d. 12 December 1963) was a Japanese film director. Growing up as a film fan in the modernizi...

Panh, Rithy

Chairat Polmuk

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2018-09-25

Rithy PanhIntroductionRithy Panh (b. 1964) is an internationally and critically acclaimed Cambodian filmmaker and screenwriter. A survivor of the geno...

Pasolini, Pier Paolo

Tijana Mamula

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Pier Paolo PasoliniIntroductionPier Paolo Pasolini (b. 1922–d. 1975) was one of the most important and innovative figures in postwar Italian culture, ...

Passion of Joan of Arc, The

Robin Blaetz

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-07-28

The Passion of Joan of Arc Introduction There are few films in the history of the medium with as stellar a reputation and complex a history as...

Peckinpah, Sam

Paul Seydor

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Sam PeckinpahIntroductionChristened David Samuel (b. 1925–d. 1984), Sam Peckinpah is one of the most important film directors to rise to prominence af...

Pedagogy

Paul McEwan

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

Pedagogy Introduction Film pedagogy is an underdeveloped field of study. While there are a wide range of books and resources available for tea...

Philosophy and Film

Carl Plantinga

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Philosophy and Film Introduction Although the philosophy of film dates as far back as Harvard professor Hugo Münsterberg’s 1916 The Photoplay: ...

Photography and Cinema

Temenuga Trifonova

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

Photography and CinemaIntroductionA number of studies have explored the notions of “medium specificity” and “intermediality,” while others have analyz...

Pickford, Mary

Christel Schmidt

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-03-10

Mary Pickford Introduction Mary Pickford (b. 1892–d. 1979) was Hollywood’s first great movie star and one of silent film’s most influential fi...

Planet of the Apes

De Witt Douglas Kilgore

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

Planet of the ApesIntroductionPlanet of the Apes, directed by Franklin J. Schaffner, was released in April 1968 and became an unexpected commercial su...

Poems, Novels, and Plays About Film

Laurence Goldstein

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Poems, Novels, and Plays about FilmIntroductionFrom the beginnings of film technology in the last decade of the 19th century, creative writers have co...

Poitier, Sidney

Arthur Knight

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Sidney PoitierIntroductionSidney Poitier (b. 1927) was the first African American to be, inarguably, a movie star and, beyond that, an “institution” o...

Polanski, Roman

Elzbieta Ostrowska

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Roman Polanski Introduction Roman Polanski’s persona is as contradictory as his films. A Holocaust survivor, he started his cinematic career i...

Polish Cinema

Elzbieta Ostrowska

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Polish Cinema Introduction Poland’s turbulent history in the 20th century has been the most significant factor affecting the development of ve...

Politics, Hollywood and

Kathryn Cramer Brownell, Emilie Raymond

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

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

Pop, Blues, and Jazz in Film

Michael Jarrett

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Pop, Blues, and Jazz in Film Introduction Let “pop” equal vernacular music that followed in the wake of Elvis Presley. Let “jazz” equal a broa...

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