The State of Post-Cinema

Tracing the Moving Image in the Age of Digital Dissemination

Author: Malte Hagener,Vinzenz Hediger,Alena Strohmaier

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137529393

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 233

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This book approaches the topic of the state of post-cinema from a new direction. The authors explore how film has left the cinema as a fixed site and institution and now appears ubiquitous - in the museum and on the street, on planes and cars and new digital communication platforms of various kinds. The authors investigate how film has become more than cinema, no longer a medium that is based on the photochemical recording and replay of movement. Most often, the state of post-cinema is conceptualized from the "high end" of the most advanced technology; discussions focus on performance capture and digital 3-D, 4-K projection and industrial light & magic. Here, the authors' approach is focused on the "low-end" circulation of filmic images. This includes informal networks of exchange and transaction, such as p2p-networks, video platforms and so called “piracy” with a special focus on the Middle East and North Africa, where political and social transformations make new forms of circulation and presentation particularly visible.
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Serialität und Moderne

Feuilleton, Stummfilm, Avantgarde

Author: Daniel Winkler,Martina Stemberger,Ingo Pohn-Lauggas

Publisher: transcript Verlag

ISBN: 3839437784

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 274

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Die Medientechniken des 19. Jahrhunderts, zu denen die Rotationsdruckmaschine, die Kamera und der Kinematograf gehören, stiften die Grundlage für eine serielle Massenkultur. Anhand der Werke etwa von Frédéric Soulié und Émile Zola, Blaise Cendrars, André Breton und Germaine Krull, Louis Feuillade und Dziga Vertov analysiert der Band serielle Erzählformen der Moderne, die vom Feuilletonroman über Stummfilmserien bis hin zu avantgardistischen Experimenten reichen. Der Fokus liegt dabei auf der Beziehung von Roman und Presse, audiovisueller Populärkultur und Avantgardepraktiken und deren Verbreitung von Frankreich aus in ganz Europa und in Lateinamerika.
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Medienraum Diaspora

Verortungen zeitgenössischer iranischer Diasporafilme

Author: Alena Strohmaier

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 3658246065

Category: Motion pictures

Page: N.A

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Alena Strohmaier diskutiert in diesem Open-Access-Buch die komplexen Konfigurationen von Diaspora, deren soziopolitische und kulturelle Aspekte und unternimmt eine theoretische Dimensionierung des Begriffs, indem sie diesen als sowohl räumliche als auch filmische Kategorie versteht. Als Bindeglied zwischen den beiden Theorietraditionen dient ihr dabei die Kategorie des Raums, die als ästhetische Kategorie gleichermaßen konstitutiv für filmische Artefakte ist, wie sie es als sozialgeografische für die Diaspora ist. Die Autorin zeigt am Beispiel des zeitgenössischen iranischen Diasporafilms, wie die Theorie des Films mit dem Konzept der Diaspora jenseits essentialistischer Vorstellungen von ethnischen, kulturellen oder religiösen Zugehörigkeiten zusammenzudenken ist. Der Inhalt Diaspora/Film im Wandel Verortung der iranischen Diaspora Neue diasporafilmische Räume Post-Diasporafilm oder Postdiaspora-Film? Die Zielgruppen Dozierende und Studierende der Film- und Medienwissenschaft Filmschaffende Die Autorin Alena Strohmaier arbeitet als wissenschaftliche Koordinatorin des Forschungsnetzwerks „Re-Konfigurationen: Geschichte, Erinnerung und Transformationsprozesse im Mittleren Osten und Nordafrika“ am Centrum für Nah- und Mittelost Studien der Philipps-Universität Marburg. Sofern nicht anderweitig angegeben, wird dieses Buch unter einer Creative Commons Namensnennung 4.0 International Lizenz veröffentlicht. Weitere Details zur Lizenz entnehmen Sie bitte der Lizenzinformation auf http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.de.
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Grundthemen der Literaturwissenschaft: Erzählen

Author: Martin Huber,Wolf Schmid

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 311041080X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 668

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Das Handbuch leistet eine umfassende historische und systematische Darstellung des Phänomens Erzählen und seiner Erforschung unter Berücksichtigung der internationalen Narratologie. Neben der Betrachtung von grundlegenden Begriffen und Fragestellungen des literarischen und intermedialen Erzählens bietet der Band auch eine Einführung in transdisziplinäre Aspekte des Erzählens in Recht, Medizin und Wirtschaft.
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Typography and Motion Graphics: The 'Reading-Image'

Author: Michael Betancourt

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0429627831

Category: Art

Page: 156

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In his latest book, Michael Betancourt explores the nature and role of typography in motion graphics as a way to consider its distinction from static design, using the concept of the ‘reading-image’ to model the ways that motion typography dramatizes the process of reading and audience recognition of language on-screen. Using both classic and contemporary title sequences—including The Man With the Golden Arm (1955), Alien (1979), Flubber (1998), Six Feet Under (2001), The Number 23 (2007) and Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010)—Betancourt develops an argument about what distinguishes motion graphics from graphic design. Moving beyond title sequences, Betancourt also analyzes moving or kinetic typography in logo designs, commercials, film trailers, and information graphics, offering a striking theoretical model for understanding typography in media.
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Filmtheorie zur Einführung

Author: Thomas Elsässer,Malte Hagener

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783885066217

Category: Film criticism

Page: 247

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Processes of Transposition

German Literature and Film

Author: Christiane Schönfeld,Hermann Rasche

Publisher: Rodopi

ISBN: 9042022841

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 383

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The essays collected in this book focus on the multi-faceted relationship between German/Austrian literature and the cinema screen. Scholars from Ireland, Great Britain, Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Portugal, USA and Canada present critical readings of a wide range of transpositions of German-language texts to film, while also considering the impact of cinema on German literature, exploring intertextualities as well as intermedialities. The forum of discussion thus created encompasses cinematic narratives based on Goethe's Faust, Kleist's Marquise of O..., Kubrick's film version of Schnitzler's Dream Story and Caroline Link's Oscar-winning adaptation of Stefanie Zweig's novel Nowhere in Africa. The wide-ranging analyses of the complex interaction between literature and film presented here focus on literary works by Anna Seghers, Hans-Magnus Enzensberger, Nicola Rhon, Günter Grass, Heinrich Böll, Elfriede Jelinek, Rolf Dieter Brinkmann, Erich Hackl, Thomas Brussig, Sven Regener, Frank Goosen and Robert Schneider, as well as on adaptations by filmmakers such as Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau, Max Mack, Josef von Sternberg, Max W. Kimmich, Fred Zinnemann, Paul Wegener, Alexander Kluge, Volker Schlöndorff, Hansjürgen Pohland, Hendrik Handloegten, Michael Haneke, Christoph Stark, Karin Brandauer, Joseph Vilsmaier, Leander Haußmann and Doris Dörrie.
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The State of the Nation.

Das britische Kino der neunziger Jahre.

Author: Kerstin Gutberlet

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Motion picture industry

Page: 347

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Landscape and Memory in Post-Fascist Italian Film

Cinema Year Zero

Author: Giuliana Minghelli

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135104816

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 252

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This study argues that neorealism’s visual genius is inseparable from its almost invisible relation to the Fascist past: a connection inscribed in cinematic landscapes. While largely a silent narrative, neorealism’s complex visual processing of two decades of Fascism remains the greatest cultural production in the service of memorialization and comprehension for a nation that had neither a Nuremberg nor a formal process of reconciliation. Through her readings of canonical neorealist films, Minghelli unearths the memorial strata of the neorealist image and investigates the complex historical charge that invests this cinema. This book is both a formal analysis of the new conception of the cinematic image born from a crisis of memory, and a reflection on the relation between cinema and memory. Films discussed include Ossessione (1943) Paisà (1946), Ladri di biciclette (1948), and Cronaca di un amore (1950).
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The Child in Post-Apocalyptic Cinema

Author: Debbie Olson

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 0739194291

Category: Social Science

Page: 262

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This collection explores and interrogates the complex role of the child character in the dystopian landscape of post-apocalyptic cinema, including classic, recent, and international films, approached from a variety of theoretical, methodological, and cultural perspectives.
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New Indian Cinema in Post-Independence India

The Cultural Work of Shyam Benegal’s Films

Author: Anuradha Dingwaney Needham

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135021341

Category: History

Page: 222

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Shyam Benegal is an Indian director and screenwriter whose work is considered central to New Indian cinema. By closely analysing several of Benegal’s films, this book provides an understanding of India’s post-independence history. The book examines the filmmaker’s focus on women by highlighting his subtle and critical engagement with a truism of Indian nationalism: women’s centrality to the (nation-) state’s negotiation with modernity. It looks at the importance Benegal accords to history – its little known, contested, or iconic events and figures – in crafting national culture and identities, and goes on to discuss the filmmaker’s nuanced representation of the developmental agendas of the nation-state. The book presents an account of the relationship of historical film and fiction to official history, and provides a fuller understanding of Indian cinema, and how it is shaped by as well as itself shapes national imperatives. Filling a gap in the literature, the book offers an analysis of cinematic treatment of post-independence narratives and gives important insights into the imagination of the time. It is a useful contribution for students and scholars of Film Studies, South Asian History and South Asian Culture.
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Postsocialist Cinema in Post-Mao China

The Cultural Revolution after the Cultural Revolution

Author: Chris Berry

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135936471

Category: History

Page: 272

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This book argues that the fundamental shift in Chinese Cinema away from Socialism and towards Post-Socialism can be located earlier than the emergence of the "Fifth Generation" in the mid-eighties when it is usually assumed to have occured. By close analysis of films from the 1949-1976 Maoist era in comparison with 1976-81 films representing the Cultural Revolution, it demonstrates that the latter already breaks away from Socialism.
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Narrating Violence in Post-9/11 Action Cinema

Terrorist Narratives, Cinematic Narration, and Referentiality

Author: Berenike Jung

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783531926025

Category: Social Science

Page: 130

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This work discusses the way in which action movies have responded to the visual and narrative challenge of depicting terrorist violence after 9/11, when the spectacular representation of terrorist violence – and by extension the consumers of these imagers – was considered as complicit behaviour. If terrorism is theatre, who goes to see the show? A close-reading of exemplary movies (V for Vendetta, Munich, and Children of Men) concentrates on three key aspects: How is terrorist violence justified, especially in comparison to other forms of violence? How is the audience implicitly positioned? And finally, what is the role and scope of the films’ visual short-cuts, iconic “real” images such as those from the Abu Ghraib prison? The results reaffirm popular movies' power of working through traumatic events as well as their capacity to articulate a valid political critique. Instead of inventing or preceding real acts of violence, cinema can document, witness, and encourage the spectator to explore unorthodox viewing positions and moral dilemma. This interdisciplinary work is addressed to students of Philosophy, the Humanities, Cinema, American, or Cultural Studies as well as to the interested public.
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Politics and Performance in Post-dictatorship Argentine Film and Theatre

Author: Philippa J. Page

Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd

ISBN: 1855662043

Category: Art

Page: 188

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This comparative study examines the strategies of re-politicization and socialization employed in contemporary Argentine film and theatre produced in the wake of the 1976-83 dictatorship. It focuses on the socio-political facets of performance across a range of films and dramatic compositions. The book highlights the manner in which the trope of performance represents the place in which film and theatre experiment with generic and mediatic hybridization.BR>Each chapter takes as its point of departure a series of politically motivated appropriations made by cinema and theatre from neighboring genres/media. In each case, genre is shown to take on the role of mediator between competing aesthetic forms: between aesthetics and politics; aesthetic performance and social performance; reality and fiction; postmodern heterogeneity and an increasingly present modern anxiety regarding the perceived need to preserve artistic purity/autonomy, thus restoring what is specific to theatre and cinema's type of communication. Philippa Page has managed the cultural programme at the Maison de l'Argentine in the Cité Internationale Universitaire, Paris and continues to research in the field of Argentine performance studies.
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Race, Nationalism and the State in British and American Modernism

Author: Patricia E. Chu

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139461125

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: N.A

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Twentieth-century authors were profoundly influenced by changes in the way nations and states governed their citizens. The development of state administrative technologies allowed Western states to identify, track and regulate their populations in unprecedented ways. Patricia E. Chu argues that innovations of form and style developed by Anglo-American modernist writers chart anxieties about personal freedom in the face of increasing governmental controls. Chu examines a diverse set of texts and films, including works by T. S. Eliot, Katherine Mansfield, Zora Neale Hurston and others, to explore how modernists perceived their work and their identities in relation to state power. Additionally, she sheds light on modernists' ideas about race, colonialism and the postcolonial, as race came increasingly to be seen as a political and governmental construct. This book offers a powerful critique of key themes for scholars of modernism, American literature and twentieth-century literature.
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A Companion to Contemporary French Cinema

Author: Alistair Fox,Michel Marie,Raphaëlle Moine,Hilary Radner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444338994

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 691

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Alistair Fox is Professor Emeritus at the University of Otago.
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A History of Post-war Soviet Writing

The Literature of Moral Opposition

Author: Grigoriĭ Svirskiĭ,Robert Dessaix,Michael Ulman

Publisher: Ann Arbor : Ardis

ISBN: N.A

Category: Authors, Russian

Page: 456

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Czech and Slovak Cinema

Author: Peter Hames

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

ISBN: 0748686835

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 272

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Examines the key themes and traditions of Czech and Slovak cinema, linking inter-war and post-war cinemas together with developments in the post-Communist period.
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