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  • Cinema Todayby Elena Oumano

    Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 24.95

     In Cinema Today, Elena Oumano has ingeniously crafted a conversation from her personal and individual interviews with a distinguished group of international cinema legends. She follows a lively symposium-in-print format, with the filmmakers' words and thoughts grouped together under various key cinema topics. Collectively these artists reflect... more...

  • Yours Truly, Hugh Downsby Hugh Downs

    Garrett County Press 2012; US$ 2.99

    Hugh Downs, legendary broadcaster at 20/20 and The Tonight Show, describes how an endlessly creative childhood lead to his career as a radioman and broadcaster. Topics examined include: his father?s wayward attempt to automate their entire family home (down to the plumbing), a boyhood attempt to manufacture alcohol (until his Grandmother wrecked the... more...

  • Japanese Cinema Goes Globalby Yoshiharu Tezuka

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2012; US$ 60.00

    Japan’s film industry has gone through dramatic changes in recent decades, as international consumer forces and transnational talent have brought unprecedented engagement with global trends. With careful research and also unique first-person observations drawn from years of working within the international industry of Japanese film, the author... more...

  • The Pusan International Film Festival, South Korean Cinema and Globalizationby SooJeong Ahn

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2012; US$ 50.00

    This book provides a social, political and cultural exploration of the Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF) in South Korea that since its inception in 1996. By paying a particular attention to the organizers’ use of an Asian regionalization strategy, the book reveals how the festival staked out a unique and influential position within a rapidly... more...

  • Southeast Asian Independent Cinemaby Tilman Baumgärtel

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2012; US$ 50.00

    The rise of independent cinema in Southeast Asia, following the emergence of a new generation of filmmakers there, is among the most significant recent developments in global cinema. The advent of affordable and easy access to digital technology has empowered startling new voices from a part of the world rarely heard or seen in international film circles.... more...

  • PRETTY PEOPLEby Anna Everett; Murray Pomerance; Mary Beth Haralovich; Toby Miller; Linda Williams; Laura Isabel Serna; Tara McPherson; Mia Mask; Melvin Donalson; Cynthia Fuchs; Tracey Hoover; Gilberto Blasini; Karen Hollinger; Donna Peberdy; R. Barton Palmer

    Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 26.95

    In the 1990s, American civil society got upended and reordered as many social, cultural, political, and economic institutions were changed forever. Pretty People examines a wide range of Hollywood icons who reflect how stardom in that decade was transformed as the nation itself, signaling significant changes to familiar ideas about gender, race,... more...

  • The Encyclopedia of Vaudevilleby Anthony Slide

    University Press of Mississippi 2012; US$ 70.00

    The Encyclopedia of Vaudeville provides a unique record of what was once America's preeminent form of popular entertainment from the late 1800s through the early 1930s. It includes entries not only on the entertainers themselves, but also on those who worked behind the scenes, the theatres, genres, and historical terms. Entries on individual vaudevillians... more...

  • Running and Clickingby Sabine Schenk

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    Running and Clicking examines how Future Narratives push against the confines of their medium: Studying Future Narratives in movies, interactive films, and other electronic media that allow for nodes, this volume demonstrates how the dividing line between film and game is progressively dissolved. Focused on traditional mass media,... more...

  • Best Yearsby Charles Affron; Mirella Jona Affron

    Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 32.50

    Best Years shines light on a critical juncture in American history and the history of American cinemaùthe end of World War II (1945) and a year of unprecedented success in Hollywood's "Golden Age" (1946). This unique time provides a rich blend of cinema genres and typesùfrom the battlefront to the home front, the peace... more...

  • Vom Kinosaal in die Galerie: Formen der Verwandlung der Kinoästhetik in die Kunstästhetik in den Installationen von Shirin Neshatby Alicja Wawryniuk

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 42.20

    Hauptbeschreibung Thema dieses Buches sind Formen der Verwandlung der Filmästhetik in die Kunstästhetik in den Installationen von Shirin Neshat. Die Untersuchung fängt bei ihren ersten Fotografien der Serie WOMEN OF ALLAH an und reicht bis zu ihrer letzten Installationsreihe WOMEN WITHOUT MEN. Das Kunststück, zuerst fürs Museum geschaffen, war die... more...