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  • Bühnentechnikby Bruno Grösel

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00

    In vielen Ländern ist der Nachweis einer bühnenspezifischen Ausbildung vorgeschrieben, da auf Grund der vielen maschinell betriebenen Einrichtungen Aspekte der Sicherheit besondere Beachtung finden müssen. Das Verständnis von Normen für Herstellung, Bedienung, Wartung und Prüfung bühnentechnischer Einrichtungen ist nur auf Basis einer... more...

  • Cold War Theatre (Routledge Revivals)by John Elsom

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Cold War Theatre, first published in 1992, provides an account of the theatrical history within the context of East/West politics. Its geographical span ranges from beyond the Urals to the Pacific Coast of the US, and asks whether the Cold War confrontation was not in part due to the cultural climate of Europe. Taking the McCarthy era as its... more...

  • Film Programmingby Peter Bosma

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 21.99

    This book explores artistic choices in the field of cinema exhibition, focusing on film theatres, film festivals, and film archives, setting the various issues of film curating in their international context. The availability of artistic and commercial film has increased overwhelmingly as a result of the digitization of the infrastructure of distribution... more...

  • Monstrous Children and Childish Monstersby Markus P. J. Bohlmann; Sean Moreland

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 40.00

    Perhaps because of the wisdom received from our Romantic forbears about the purity of the child, depictions of children as monsters have held a tremendous fascination for film audiences for decades. Numerous social factors have influenced the popularity and longevity of the monster-child trope but its appeal is also rooted in the dual concepts of the... more...

  • Chris Pratt - The Biographyby Joe Allan

    John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 8.74

    CHRIS PRATT is now one of the world?s most sought-after actors. As the breakout star of Marvel?s Guardians of the Galaxy and The Lego Movie (two of 2014?s biggest box-office hits), as well as landing the lead role in the 2015 Jurassic Park franchise re-boot, Jurassic World, his meteoric rise to fame is proof that anything is possible in Hollywood.... more...

  • Sex, Sadism, Spain, and Cinemaby Nicholas G. Schlegel

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 74.99

    This book explores how a group of films produced, distributed and exhibited under the crumbling dictatorship of Francisco Franco reflected the political, social and cultural conditions in Spain between 1968 and 1977. This work canonizes these films in relation to their historical genesis, aesthetic characteristics and their social reception. ... more...

  • Colonial Cinema in Africaby Glenn Reynolds

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    In recent decades historians and film scholars have intensified their study of colonial cinema in Africa. Yet the vastness of the continent, the number of European powers involved and irregular record keeping has made uncovering the connections between imagery, imperialism and indigenous peoples difficult. This volume takes up the challenge, tracing... more...

  • Unterm Blick des Fremdenby Nikolaus Müller-Schöll; Leonie Otto

    transcript 2015; US$ 20.98

    Der Regisseur und Choreograph Laurent Chétouane entwickelte mit einer Reihe von Schauspielern, Tänzern und Laien einen Stil des Sprechens, der Bewegungsabläufe und des Zusammenspiels, der über seine eigene Arbeit hinaus wirkt und zu denken gibt. Im Dialog mit seiner Choreographie »Sacré Sacre du Printemps« finden die Autorinnen und Autoren dieses Buches... more...

  • French Cinema?A Critical Filmographyby Colin Crisp

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    This invaluable resource by one of the world?s leading experts in French cinema presents a coherent overview of French cinema in the 20th century and its place and function in French society. Each filmography includes 101 films listed chronologically (Volume 1: 1929?1939 and Volume 2: 1940?1958) and provides accessible points of entry into the remarkable... more...