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  • Ethics, Justice, Embodiment, and Global Film

    Cinematic Provocations

    By Brian Bergen-Aurand

    This book is a study in film and philosophy that explores the intersection of global post-fascist cinema, ethics and justice, and screen bodies. It addresses the question "What is the good of film experience?" by staging an encounter between Levinasian-Derridean concerns over ethics and justice and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • African Film Studies

    An Introduction

    By Boukary Sawadogo

    African Film Studies: An Introduction is an accessible and authoritative textbook on African cinema as a field of study. The book provides a succinct and comprehensive study of the history, aesthetics, and theory of Sub-Saharan African cinematic productions that is grounded in the field of film…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Japanese Media at the Beginning of the 21st Century

    Consuming the Past

    By Katsuyuki Hidaka

    Hailed by Japanese critics as a milestone in the study of contemporary Japanese media, this book explores the contemporary ‘boom’ in Japanese media representations of the recent past. Recent years have seen the production of an unprecedented number of films, animation, manga, and television…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11 
    Routledge

  • Film Feminisms

    A Global Introduction

    By Kristin Lené Hole, Dijana Jelača

    Film Feminisms offers a global and updated overview of the history, present-day concerns, and future of feminist film and theory. It introduces frameworks from phenomenology, affect theory, and psychoanalysis to reception studies, new media theories, and critical historiography, as well as engaging…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare and Indian Cinemas

    Edited by Poonam Trivedi, Paromita Chakravarti

    This book is the first to explore the rich archive of Shakespeare in Indian cinemas, including less familiar, Indian language cinemas to contribute to the assessment of the expanding repertoire of Shakespeare films worldwide. Essays cover mainstream and regional Indian cinemas such as the better…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Screening Protest

    Visual narratives of dissent across time, space and genre

    Edited by Alexa Robertson

    Screening Protest brings together a range of scholarly perspectives on the study of protest mediations on television and in film. Arguing that the screen is a fruitful, if overlooked, analytical focus, the book explores how visual narratives of protest wander across borders – territorial, temporal…

    Paperback – 2018-07-20 
    Routledge

  • The Changing Face of Korean Cinema

    1960 to 2015

    By Brian Yecies, Aegyung Shim

    The rapid development of Korean cinema during the decades of the 1960s and 2000s reveals a dynamic cinematic history which runs parallel to the nation’s political, social, economic and cultural transformation during these formative periods. This book examines the ways in which South Korean cinema…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • India’s New Independent Cinema

    Rise of the Hybrid

    By Ashvin Immanuel Devasundaram

    This is the first-ever book on the rise of the new wave of independent Indian films that is revolutionising Indian cinema. Contemporary scholarship on Indian cinema so far has focused asymmetrically on Bollywood—India’s dominant cultural export. Reversing this trend, this book provides an in-depth…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Women and Resistance in Contemporary Bengali Cinema

    A Freedom Incomplete

    By Srimati Mukherjee

    Historically, Indian cinema has positioned women at the intersection of tradition and a more evolving culture, portraying contradictory attitudes which affect women’s roles in public and private spheres. Examining the work of three directors from West Bengal, this book addresses the juxtaposition…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Media Across Borders

    Localising TV, Film and Video Games

    Edited by Andrea Esser, Iain Robert Smith, Miguel Á. Bernal-Merino

    What happened when Sesame Street and Big Brother were adapted for African audiences? Or when video games Final Fantasy and Assassins’ Creed were localized for the Spanish market? Or when Sherlock Holmes was transformed into a talking dog for the Japanese animation Sherlock Hound? Bringing together…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Indian Cinemas

    Edited by K. Moti Gokulsing, Wimal Dissanayake

    India is the largest film producing country in the world and its output has a global reach. After years of marginalization by academics in the Western world, Indian cinemas have moved from the periphery to the center of the world cinema in a comparatively short space of time. Bringing together…

    Paperback – 2018-05-22
    Routledge

  • Transnational Cinema at the Borders

    Borderscapes and the cinematic imaginary

    Edited by Ana Cristina Mendes, John Sundholm

    In tandem with a postnational imaginary which is nurtured by the ever-present promise of deterritorialized mobility and burgeoning migratory fluxes, walls and fences separating nation-states multiply. This is a burning issue: even though nation states at the centre of the global order increasingly…

    Hardback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

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