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  • Sammy Davis Jr.by Tracey Davis; Nina Bunche Pierce

    Running Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    Nicknamed Mr. Show Business, Sammy Davis Jr. was a consummate performer who sang, danced, and acted on film, television, radio, and the stage for over six decades. In this uniquely intimate volume, the entertainment legend?s story comes to life through rare family photos and a compelling narrative based on conversations between Sammy Davis Jr. and... more...

  • A Companion to Jean-Luc Godardby Tom Conley; T. Jefferson Kline

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    This compendium of original essays offers invaluable insights into the life and works of one of the most important and influential directors in the history of cinema, exploring his major films, philosophy, politics, and connections to other critics and directors. Presents a compendium of original essays offering invaluable insights into the life... more...

  • Contemporary Cinema of Africa and the Diasporaby Anjali Prabhu

    Wiley 2014; US$ 34.95

    Analyzing art house films from the African continent and the African diaspora, this book showcases a new generation of auteurs with African origins from political, aesthetic, and spectatorship perspectives. • Focuses on art house cinema and discusses commercial African cinema • Enlarges our understanding of African film to include thematic... more...

  • What's the Storyby Anne Bogart

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 26.95

    Anne Bogart is an award-winning theatre maker, and a best-selling writer of books about theatre, art, and cultural politics. In this her latest collection of essays she explores the story-telling impulse, and asks how she, as a ?product of postmodernism?, can reconnect to the primal act of making meaning and telling stories. She also asks how theatre... more...

  • Screenwritingby Bridget Conor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Screenwriting: Creative Labor and Professional Practice analyzes the histories, practices, identities and subjects which form and shape the daily working lives of screenwriters. Author Bridget Conor considers the ways in which contemporary screenwriters navigate and make sense of the labor markets in which they are immersed. Chapters explore... more...

  • World Film Locations: Bostonby Marcelline Block

    Intellect 2014; US$ 20.00

    Founded by the Puritans in 1630 and the site of many of the American Revolution’s major precursors and events (including the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, and Paul Revere’s midnight ride, among others), Boston has played—and continues to play—an influential role in the shaping of the historic, intellectual, cultural, and... more...

  • 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...

  • World Film Locations: Torontoby Tom Ue

    Intellect 2014; US$ 20.00

    Toronto is a changing city that has been a source of reflection and inspiration to writers and artists whose work focuses on the conditions and prospects of human life. more...

  • World Film Locations: Havanaby Ann Marie Stock

    Intellect 2014; US$ 20.00

    Havana is among the world’s leading cinematic locales. more...

  • World Film Locations: Shanghaiby John Berra; Wei Ju

    Intellect 2014; US$ 20.00

    Celebrating Shanghai’s rich cinematic history, the films covered here represent a lengthy time period, from the first Golden Age of Chinese Cinema in the 1930s to the city’s status as an international production hub in 2013. more...