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The new American cinema

a critical anthology
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  • English

Dutton , New York
Statementedited by Gregory Battcock.
ContributionsBattcock, Gregory.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21507128M
ISBN 100525472002

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In the late s and early 70s a new generation of young filmmakers came to prominence in American cinema. Their work was thematically complex, formally innovative, morally ambiguous, anti-establishment, and rich in mythic resonance.

They spoke for a generation disillusioned by the Vietnam War, disenchanted by the ruling elite, and less willing to conform than their parents. Experimental film, experimental cinema or avant-garde cinema is a mode of filmmaking that rigorously re-evaluates cinematic conventions and explores non-narrative forms and alternatives to traditional narratives or methods of working.

Many experimental films, particularly early ones, relate to arts in other disciplines: painting, dance, literature and poetry, or arise from research and. "The American Cinema is the Citizen Kane of film criticism, a brilliant book that elevated American directors from craftsmen to artists, launched the careers of numerous film critics, and shaped the aesthetics of a whole generation of viewers by providing new ways of looking at movies."--Emanuel Levy, author of George Cukor, Master of EleganceCited by: This collection of essays provides the first comprehensive survey of Hollywood and independent films from the mid-sixties to the present.

Deliberately eclectic and panoramic, The New American Cinema brings together thirteen leading film scholars who present a range of theoretical, critical, and historical perspectives on this rich and pivotal era in American cinema. The New American Cinema book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

This collection of essays provides the first comprehensive survey /5(12). This is the first major collection of criticism on Black American cinema.

From the pioneering work of Oscar Micheaux and Wallace Thurman to the Hollywood success of Spike Lee, Black American filmmakers have played a remarkable role in the development of the American film, both independent and mainstream. In this volume, the work of early Black filmmakers is given serious attention for the.

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"This collection is the first I know of to examine contemporary American cinema from so many viewpoints The authors provide us with new ways of understanding not just the theory and history of recent American film practices, but also the mix of government action, industrial policy, and audience desire that has played such a central role in producing the movies of the last generation.".

"The American Cinema is the Citizen Kane of film criticism, a brilliant book that elevated American directors from craftsmen to artists, launched the careers of numerous film critics, and shaped the aesthetics of a whole generation of viewers by providing new ways of looking at movies."--Emanuel Levy, author of George Cukor, Master of Elegance4/5.

Recent critically and commercially acclaimed Latin American films such as XXY, Contracorriente, and Plan B create an affective and bodily connection with viewers that elicits in them an emotive and empathic relationship with queer identities.

Referring to these films as New Maricón Cinema, Vinodh Venkatesh argues that they represent a distinct break from what he terms Maricón Cinema, or a. This volume comprises essays on the development of the New Latin American Cinema as a comparative national project. Essays are grouped by nation into two regions - Middle and Central America and Caribbean and South America - for comparitive study, particularly between capitalist and post-revolutionary socialist formations.

New Latin American Cinema, Volume 1 Theories, Practices, and Transcontinental Articulations Edited by Michael T. Martin Subjects: By WSU Faculty, Film Theory and Criticism, Filmmakers, Latin American Studies, World Cinema.

Series: Contemporary Approaches to Film and Media Series. As a culture, the New American Cinema was, and still is, hard to define.

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The filmmakers involved were using different concepts and techniques under the umbrella motivation of redeeming intimacy and privacy, but many of them also deliberately resisted being categorized, according to.

A fresh perspective on the hugely successful Latin American films released at the turn of the 21st century.

In the late s and early s Latin American films like Amores perros, Y tu mamá también and Cidade de Deus enjoyed an unprecedented level of critical and commercial success in the world market. Benefitting from external financial and/or creative input, these films were considered. The New American Cinema was a movement to create independent films that expressed the countercultural moods and sensibilities of the late s and early s; these films represented a break away from the standardization and conformity of corporate Hollywood and from the ideological conservatism of the American mainstream.

The New American Cinema Group, Inc. (NACG) was founded on J as a membership cooperation by a group of 22 New York artists, including Jonas Mekas, Shirley Clarke, Ken and Flo Jacobs, Andy Warhol, and Jack Smith. The Film-Makers’ Cooperative is a division of the NACG and continues to be its operational name.

“Rich’s book is both a portal into previous time of queer imagination and a history lesson on how the politics of an era resulted in the cinematic portrayal of the LGBT world as we see it now. New Queer Cinema is a living history ” — Chase Dimock, Lambda Literary Review “[D]aring and insightful.

He is referring specifically to films of the s made in the wake of the Production Code, but in truth he sprinkles hints throughout the book that he Author: Daphne Merkin.

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Schroeder Rodríguez weaves close readings of approximately fifty paradigmatic films into a lucid narrative history that is. "The American New Wave of Cinema," aka: "New Hollywood" (mid 's to early 's) by CinemaHouse Productions.

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New information about American Horror Story: Cult has. To say that the American independent film scene is the product of serendipity is an exercise in colossal understatement.

Like a kaleidoscope clicking into place, the early s saw industrial, cultural and social factors fall into alignment; one that produced an unprecedented demand for quirky and complex cinema.

Emerging from the Sundance Film Festival, the [ ]. A first-rate contribution to the field of film studies. Chris Wyatt, Cinescape Whatever your opinion of developments in American cinema over the last 30 years, you will be confirmed and challenged by King's aim of showing how these films can be approached and discussed in more than one way.

this is going to be a useful resource for student, tutor, aficionado and historian alike. America on Film: Representing Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality in the Movies, 2nd Edition is a lively introduction to issues of diversity as represented within the American cinema.

Provides a comprehensive overview of the industrial, socio-cultural, and aesthetic factors that contribute to cinematic representations of race, class, gender, and sexualityBrand: Wiley. The New Hollywood wave may be the most significant film movement in the history of American cinema.

The classic era of Hollywood was built on vertical integration, meaning that the film studios controlled the production, distribution and exhibition of every movie they made, until the United States v Paramount Pictures Case forced the studios to end this monopoly of movies.

Additional Physical Format: Print version: Donalson, Melvin Burke, Hip hop in American cinema. New York: Peter Lang, © (DLC)   As a new decade begins, the Japanese film industry finds itself in a curious predicament. As The Japan Times noted in a recent article, while domestic box office numbers are on the rise, Japanese cinema’s international ambitions continue to e some outliers, like Hirokazu Koreeda’s Cannes-winning Shoplifters, or anime such as Makoto Shinkai’s Your Name (which is.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (x, pages) Contents: Black American cinema: the new realism / Manthia Diawara --"Twoness" in the style of Oscar Micheaux / J. Ronald Green --Fire and desire: race, melodrama, and Oscar Micheaux / Jane Gaines --Oscar Micheaux: the story continues / Thomas Cripps --The black writer in Hollywood, circa.

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