Space, Place, and Identity in Films about the Land
A comprehensive and in-depth examination of the role of rural space in the cinema, contributing needed analysis to existing work on space, place, and identity in film.
A close look at horror films from around the world, drawing attention to neglected social, cultural, and ideological aspects of the horror genre in international cinema.
Nordic Cinema in Transition
The first scholarly work to address the globalization of film in the Nordic region, covering major films, directors, and trends in the region’s five countries.
Gender, Genre, and National Cinema
Examining the theoretical, historical, and contemporary impact of South Korea’s Golden Age of cinema.
Movement, Musidora, and the Crime Serials of Louis Feuillade
A feminist analysis of the "cinema of uncertainty" through an examination of the crime serials of Louis Feuillade and the work of actress Musidora.
Film and Film Culture in South Africa
An engaging inquiry into the history of South African film and its future—one that focuses on the country’s cultural history while squarely facing questions of race.
The Making of a Korean National Cinema
Im Kwon-Taek: The Making of a Korean National Cinema is a collection of essays written about Im Kwon-Taek, better known as the father of New Korean Cinema, that takes a critical look at the situations of filmmakers in South Korea.
The Silent Scenario and the Japanese Pure Film Movement
A new look at an important era of Japanese cinema, featuring translations of key scripts.
In this anthology, filmmakers, psychoanalysts, film scholars, and cultural historians use a psychoanalytical approach to examine Bernardo Bertolucci's epic film The Last Emperor (1988).
Studies of National Cinemas
This volume comprises essays on the development of the New Latin American Cinema as a comparative national project.
Theories, Practices, and Transcontinental Articulations
Volume One explores the formation of the New Latin American Cinema movement, its national and continental implications (including the diasporic/exilic experience) and transcontinental articulations through the writings of pioneer filmmakers and scholars.
Diversity, Dependence, and Oppositionality
This is a study of the cinematic traditions and film practices in the black Diaspora.
Texts in Context
German Cinema is the first English-language volume to provide a comprehensive historical overview of German film from the silent era to the present, as well as close readings of individual films.