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  • Emotion in Animated Films

    1st Edition

    Edited by Meike Uhrig

    Ranging from blockbuster movies to experimental shorts or documentaries to scientific research, computer animation shapes a great part of media communication processes today. Be it the portrayal of emotional characters in moving films or the creation of controllable emotional stimuli in scientific…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • The City Symphony Phenomenon

    Cinema, Art, and Urban Modernity Between the Wars, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven Jacobs, Eva Hielscher, Anthony Kinik

    The 1920s and 1930s saw the rise of the city symphony, an experimental film form that presented the city as protagonist instead of mere decor. Combining experimental, documentary, and narrative practices, these films were marked by a high level of abstraction reminiscent of high-modernist…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30
    Routledge
    AFI Film Readers

  • A Visual History of HIV/AIDS

    Exploring The Face of AIDS film archive, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elisabet Björklund, Mariah Larsson

    The Face of AIDS film archive at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, consists of more than 700 hours of unedited and edited footage, shot over a period of more than thirty years and all over the world by filmmaker and journalist Staffan Hildebrand. The material documents the HIV/AIDS pandemic…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Rediscovering U.S. Newsfilm

    Cinema, Television, and the Archive, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Garrett Cooper, Sara Beth Levavy, Ross Melnick, Mark Williams

    The twentieth century generated tens of thousands of hours of American newsfilm but not the scholarly apparatus necessary to analyze and contextualize them. Assembling new approaches to the study of U.S. newsfilm in cinema and television, this book makes a long overdue critical intervention in the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-25
    Routledge
    AFI Film Readers

  • Documentary Film in India

    An Anthropological History, 1st Edition

    By Giulia Battaglia

    This book maps a hundred years of documentary film practices in India. It demonstrates that in order to study the development of a film practice, it is necessary to go beyond the classic analysis of films and filmmakers and focus on the discourses created around and about the practice in question.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • War, Exile and the Music of Afghanistan

    The Ethnographer’s Tale, 1st Edition

    By John Baily

    In the 1970s John Baily conducted extensive ethnomusicological research in Afghanistan, principally in the city of Herat but also in Kabul. Then, with Taraki’s coup in 1978, came conflict, war, and the dispersal of many musicians to locations far and wide. This new publication is the culmination of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-02
    Routledge
    SOAS Studies in Music Series

  • Activist Documentary Film in Pakistan

    The Emergence of a Cinema of Accountability, 1st Edition

    By Rahat Imran

    This book, the first academic book on Pakistani documentary cinema, traces the development of activist filmmaking practices in Pakistan which have emerged as a response to the consequences of religious fundamentalism, extremism, and violation of human rights. Beginning with the period of General…

    Hardback – 2016-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Spaces of the Cinematic Home

    Behind the Screen Door, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eleanor Andrews, Stella Hockenhull, Fran Pheasant-Kelly

    This book examines the ways in which the house appears in films and the modes by which it moves beyond being merely a backdrop for action. Specifically, it explores the ways that domestic spaces carry inherent connotations that filmmakers exploit to enhance meanings and pleasures within film.…

    Hardback – 2015-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • American Documentary Filmmaking in the Digital Age

    Depictions of War in Burns, Moore, and Morris, 1st Edition

    By Lucia Ricciardelli

    American Documentary Filmmaking in the Digital Age examines the recent challenges to the conventions of realist documentary through the lens of war documentary films by Ken Burns, Michael Moore, and Errol Morris. During the twentieth century, the invention of new technologies of audiovisual…

    Hardback – 2014-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Documentary's Awkward Turn

    Cringe Comedy and Media Spectatorship, 1st Edition

    By Jason Middleton

    Despite the prominence of "awkwardness" as cultural buzzword and descriptor of a sub-genre of contemporary film and television comedy, it has yet to be adequately theorized in academic film and media studies. Documentary’s Awkward Turn contributes a new critical paradigm to the field by presenting…

    Hardback – 2013-12-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Documenting Taiwan on Film

    Issues and Methods in New Documentaries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sylvia Li-chun Lin, Tze-lan Deborah Sang

    To date, there is but a handful of articles on documentary films from Taiwan. This volume seeks to remedy the paucity in this area of research and conduct a systematic analysis of the genre. Each contributor to the volume investigates the various aspects of documentary by focusing on one or two…

    Hardback – 2012-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

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