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.
Transnational Cinema in a Global North
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.
South Korean Golden Age Melodrama
Gender, Genre, and National Cinema
Examining the theoretical, historical, and contemporary impact of South Korea’s Golden Age of cinema.
Zones of Anxiety
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.
To Change Reels
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.
Writing in Light
The Silent Scenario and the Japanese Pure Film Movement
A new look at an important era of Japanese cinema, featuring translations of key scripts.
Cinema at the Periphery
Highlights the industries, markets, identities, and histories that distinguish cinema beyond the traditional hubs of mainstream Western cinema.
Bertolucci's The Last Emperor
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).
New Latin American Cinema, Volume 2
Studies of National Cinemas
This volume comprises essays on the development of the New Latin American Cinema as a comparative national project.
New Latin American Cinema, Volume 1
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.
Cinemas of the Black Diaspora
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.