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  • Installation and the Moving Imageby Catherine Elwes

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 25.99

    Film and video have a double nature; they create an illusory world, a reality elsewhere and a material presence that both dramatises and demystifies the magic trick of moving pictures. Since the 1960s, artists have systematically explored filmic and televisual phenomena in the controlled environments of galleries and museums, drawing on multiple antecedents... more...

  • Shooting the Actorby Simon Callow

    Picador 2015; US$ 8.99

    When Simon Callow met the Yugoslav film director Dusan Makavejev to discuss his new film Manifesto , they both greatly looked forward to working together. Only months later the two were barely speaking. A companion volume to Being An Actor, Shooting the Actor is a funny and disastrous account of a film made in the former Yugoslavia, together with... more...

  • Shooting the Actorby Simon Callow

    Picador 2015; US$ 8.99

    When Simon Callow met the Yugoslav film director Dusan Makavejev to discuss his new film Manifesto , they both greatly looked forward to working together. Only months later the two were barely speaking. A companion volume to Being An Actor, Shooting the Actor is a funny and disastrous account of a film made in the former Yugoslavia, together with... more...

  • Hitchcock Lost and Foundby Alain Kerzoncuf; Charles Barr; Philip French

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 45.00

    Known as the celebrated director of critical and commercial successes such as Psycho (1960) and The Birds (1963), Alfred Hitchcock is famous for his distinctive visual style and signature motifs. While recent books and articles discussing his life and work focus on the production and philosophy of his iconic Hollywood-era films like Notorious... more...

  • Follies of Godby James Grissom

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 30.00

    An extraordinary book; one that almost magically makes clear how Tennessee Williams wrote; how he came to his visions of Amanda Wingfield, his Blanche DuBois, Stella Kowalski, Alma Winemiller, Lady Torrance, and the other characters of his plays that transformed the American theater of the mid-twentieth century; a book that does, from the inside,... more...

  • Alistair Cooke at the Moviesby Alistair Cooke

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99

    A wonderful entertainment that reflects Alistair Cooke?s love affair with cinema, from his early days as a film critic to his iconic role as the host of Masterpiece Theatre Humphrey Bogart, Fred Astaire, Lauren Bacall, Marlene Dietrich, and Marilyn Monroe are just a few of the stars profiled, along with many directors, in this sparkling and... more...

  • A Companion to Contemporary Documentary Filmby Alexandra Juhasz; Alisa Lebow

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00

    A Companion to Contemporary Documentary Film presents a collection of original essays that explore major issues surrounding the state of current documentary films and their capacity to inspire and effect change.  Presents a comprehensive collection of essays relating to all aspects of contemporary documentary films Includes nearly 30 original... more...

  • Blind Spots - eine Filmgeschichte der Blindheit vom frühen Stummfilm bis in die Gegenwartby Alexandra Tacke

    transcript Verlag 2015; US$ 50.00

    Charlie Chaplin, Luis Bunuel, Lars von Trier, Takeshi Kitano: Das Thema Blindheit zieht sich durch die ganze Filmgeschichte. Den blinden Protagonisten kommen dabei ganz unterschiedliche Funktionen zu. Zum einen werden durch sie die spezifischen Wahrnehmungsmöglichkeiten des Kinos, technische Neuerungen (wie z.B. vom Stumm- zum Tonfilm) reflektiert;... more...

  • The Natyasastra and the Body in Performanceby Sreenath Nair

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 49.95

    The Natyasastra is the deep repository of Indian performance studies. It embodies centuries of performance knowledge developed in South Asia on a range of conceptual issues and practical methodologies of the body. The composition of the Natyasastra is attributed to Sage Bharatha, and dates back to between 200 BC and AD 200. Written in Sanskrit, the... more...

  • Shakespeare's Authentic Performance Textsby Graham Watts

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

    When we pick up a copy of a Shakespeare play, we assume that we hold in our hands an original record of his writing. We don't. Present-day printings are an editor's often subjective version of the script. Around 25 percent of any Shakespeare play will have been altered, and this creates an enormous amount of confusion. The only authentic edition... more...