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The Routledge Companion to World Cinema

Edited by: Rob Stone , Paul Cooke , Stephanie Dennison , Alex Marlow-Mann

Print publication date:  September  2017
Online publication date:  September  2017

Print ISBN: 9781138918801
eBook ISBN: 9781315688251
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315688251
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The Routledge Companion to World Cinema explores and examines a global range of films and filmmakers, their movements and audiences, comparing their cultural, technological and political dynamics, identifying the impulses that constantly reshape the form and function of the cinemas of the world. Each of the forty chapters provides a survey of a topic, explaining why the issue or area is important, and critically discussing the leading views in the area. Designed as a dynamic forum for forty-three world-leading scholars, this companion contains significant expertise and insight and is dedicated to challenging complacent views of hegemonic film cultures and replacing outmoded ideas about production, distribution and reception. It offers both a survey and an investigation into the condition and activity of contemporary filmmaking worldwide, often challenging long-standing categories and weighted?often politically motivated?value judgements, thereby grounding and aligning the reader in an activity of remapping which is designed to prompt rethinking.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  1:  The cinematic and the real in contemporary Chinese cinema Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Southeast Asian independent cinema Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Global intimacy and cultural intoxication Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Media refashioning Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Framing democracy Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Brazilian cinema on the global screen Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Transnational filmmaking in South America Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Connected in “another way” Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Women’s (r)evolutions in Mexican cinema Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Popular cinema/quality television Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Contemporary Scandinavian cinema Download PDF
Chapter  12:  British cinemas Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Developments in Eastern European cinemas since 1989 Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Cinema at the edges of the European Union Download PDF
Chapter  15:  The non/industries of film and the Palestinian emergent film economy Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Locations and narrative reorientations in Arab cinemas/World Cinema Download PDF
Chapter  17:  The forking paths of Indian cinema Download PDF
Chapter  18:  American indie film and international art cinema Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Canadian cinema(s) Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Conventions, preventions and interventions Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Cinemas of citizens and cinemas of sentiment Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Transworld cinemas Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Transnational cinema Download PDF
Chapter  24:  “Soft power” and shifting patterns of influence in global film culture Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Realist cinema as World Cinema  Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Regional cinema Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Global women’s cinema Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Provincialising heterosexuality Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Stars across borders Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Film Fusions Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Perpetual motion pictures Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Screening World Cinema at film festivals Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Cinephilia goes global Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Another (hi)story? Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Archival cinema Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Digital cinemas Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Access and power Download PDF
Chapter  38:  The emerging global screen ecology of social media entertainment Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Remapping World Cinema through audience research  Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Eyes on the future Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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