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  • World Film Locations: Moscowby Birgit Beumers

    Intellect 2014; US$ 20.00

    A megalopolis of more than twelve mil- lion inhabitants, Moscow is a city with a rich and varied history. more...

  • Pop Culture Russia!by Birgit Beumers

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 85.00

    Aimed at students, travelers, and general readers, this volume explores popular culture in post-Soviet Russia. It opens with a chronology and a brief overview of Soviet cultural history. The remainder of the volume is divided into six chapters: the media; visual culture; performing arts; music and word; popular entertainment; and consumer culture. more...

  • Directory of World Cinema: Russiaby Birgit Beumers

    Intellect 2010; US$ 20.00

    Be they musicals or melodramas, war movies or animation, Russian films have a long and fascinating history of addressing the major social and political events of their time. From Sergei Eisenstein’s anti-tsarist drama, Battleship Potemkin, to socialist realism, to the post-glasnost thematic explosion, this volume explores the socio-political impact... more...

  • Nikita Mikhalkovby Birgit Beumers

    I.B.Tauris 2004; US$ 32.00

    Adored by Russian audiences for his commercially-oriented films, and loathed by the Russian intelligentsia for the same, Nikita Mikhalkov is one of the most successful, ambitious and controversial film directors in the history of Soviet and Russian cinema. Revealing and discussing the key themes explored in his work, Birgit Beumers follows his career... more...

  • Performing Violenceby Birgit Beumers; Mark Lipovetsky

    Intellect 2009; US$ 20.00

    New Russian Drama began its rise at the end of the twentieth century, following a decline in dramatic writing in Russia that stemmed back to the 1980s. Authors Beumers and Lipovetsky examine the representation of violence in these new dramatic works penned by young Russian playwrights. Performing Violence is the first English-language study of the... more...

  • Cinema of Alexander Sokurovby Birgit Beumers; Nancy Condee

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 29.00

    Alexander Sokurov's Russian Ark is generally acclaimed as a milestone in cinematography. In this film Sokurov reversed the idea of montage, creating instead the sensation of an uninterrupted flow of time encompassing three centuries of Russia's cultural history through a single, 90-minute take._x000D_ _x000D_ Yet this film is but one milestone in the... more...

  • The Post-Soviet Russian Mediaby Birgit Beumers; Stephen Hutchings; Natalia Rulyova

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95

    Presenting original research from a number of well-known international specialists, this book is a detailed investigation of the development of mass media in Russia since the end of Communism and the collapse of the Soviet Union. more...

  • Globalisation, Freedom and the Media after Communismby Birgit Beumers; Stephen Hutchings; Natalia Rulyova

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00

    The special issue treats issues of freedom and censorship in the post-Soviet media in the context of the global communications revolution. It includes contributions from journalists and academics across Europe, including the former Soviet Union. more...

  • Cinema in Central Asiaby Michael Rouland; Gulnara Abikeyeva; Birgit Beumers

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 29.50

    Cinema in Central Asia' is the first comprehensive and up-to-date companion to Central Asian film from its origins to the present day. International specialists on the cinema of the region combine serious scholarly study with practical accessibility to construct an historical narrative, discuss aspects of film production, and consider the impact of... more...

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