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  • American Ethnographic Film and Personal Documentaryby Scott MacDonald

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 39.95

    American Ethnographic Film and Personal Documentary is a critical history of American filmmakers crucial to the development of ethnographic film and personal documentary. The Boston and Cambridge area is notable for nurturing these approaches to documentary film via institutions such as the MIT Film Section and the Film Study Center, the Carpenter... more...

  • Aftershocksby P. Brown

    Currency Press 1993; US$ 17.99

    A moving documentary play drawn from the traumatic recollections of members of the Newcastle Workers' Club, which was destroyed in the 1989 earthquake. more...

  • The Music Documentaryby Benjamin Halligan; Robert Edgar; Kirsty Fairclough-Isaacs

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95

    The Music Documentary offers a wide-range of approaches, across key moments in the history of popular music, in order to define and interrogate this prominent genre of film-making. The writers in this volume argue persuasively that the music documentary must be considered as an essential cultural artefact in documenting stars and icons, and musicians... more...

  • The Eyes Have Itby Murray Pomerance

    Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 27.95

    The Eyes Have It explores those rarified screen moments when viewers are confronted by sights that seem at once impossible and present, artificial and stimulating, illusory and definitive. Murray Pomerance takes readers on an illuminating filmic journey through a vast array of cinematic moments, technical methods, and laborious collaborations from... more...

  • The Cinema of Michael Mannby Jonathan Rayner

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 24.99

    Michael Mann is one of the most important American filmmakers of the past forty years. His films exhibit the existential concerns of art cinema, articulated through a conspicuous and recognizable visual style and yet integrated within classical Hollywood narrative and genre frameworks. Since his beginnings as a screenwriter in the 1970s, Mann has... more...

  • Contemporary Romanian Cinemaby Dominique Nasta

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 25.99

    Over the last decade, audiences worldwide have become familiar with highly acclaimed films from the Romanian New Wave such as 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007), The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005), and 12:08 East of Bucharest (2006). However, the hundred or so years of Romanian cinema leading to these accomplishments have been largely overlooked.... more...

  • The Cinema of Raúl Ruizby Michael Goddard

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 24.99

    Raúl Ruiz, while considered one of the world's most significant filmmakers by several film critics, is yet to be the subject of any thorough engagement with his work in English. This volume sets out on this task by mapping, as fully as possible, Ruiz's cinematic trajectory across more than five decades of prolific work, up to his death in 2011; ranging... more...

  • An Actor's Guide--Your First Year in Hollywoodby Michael St. Nicholas

    Allworth Press 2010; US$ 19.99

    An Actor's GuideYour First Year in Hollywood should be required reading for any young actor headed to La-La Land with a dream in his heart and a shine on his shoes. Sure, it's a great guide to auditioning, getting a SAG card, finding an agent, landing parts, gaining exposure, and creating publicitybut it?s also packed with real-world advice from... more...

  • Mintby Clare Lizzimore

    Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 12.99

    A sharp and detailed portrayal of a man struggling to keep his head above water. Over 10 years of imprisonment Alan's life has been measured out in weekly visits from his family; slices of the normal life he's left behind. Everything will be so much better once he's finally out and back home for good. Won't it? Clare Lizzimore's debut play Mint... more...

  • The Memoirs of Alice Guy Blachéby Roberta and Simone Blaché

    Scarecrow Press 1996; US$ 49.99

    Alice Guy BlachZ was not only the world's first female director, who made more than 650 films in France and the United States, but in 1896, she became the first of either sex to direct a fictional film. Complementing the memoir are reprints of contemporary articles on Alice Guy BlachZ from the American trade press, a reminiscence by her daughter, and... more...