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  • The Art of Adaptationby Linda Seger

    Henry Holt and Co. 2011; US$ 19.99

    A comprehensive handbook for those who want to adapt factual and fictional material into film. more...

  • America on Filmby Harry M. Benshoff; Sean Griffin

    Wiley 2011; US$ 52.95

    America on Film: Representing Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality in the Movies, 2nd Edition  is a lively introduction to issues of diversity as represented within the American cinema. Provides a comprehensive overview of the industrial, socio-cultural, and aesthetic factors that contribute to cinematic representations of race, class, gender,... more...

  • Contemporary Black American Cinemaby Mia Mask

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Contemporary Black American Cinema offers a fresh collection of essays on African American film, media, and visual culture in the era of global multiculturalism. Integrating theory, history, and criticism, the contributing authors deftly connect interdisciplinary perspectives from American studies, cinema studies, cultural studies, political science,... more...

  • Live To Your Local Cinemaby Martin Barker

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 25.33

    The digital broadcasting of performances to cinemas, or 'livecasting', burst onto the world scene in 2006. This book explores the reasons for its rise, examines the aesthetics of filming theatre and opera performances, and explores who the audiences are and what they want. more...

  • New British Cinema from 'Submarine' to '12 Years a Slave'by Jason Wood; Ian Haydn Smith

    Faber & Faber 2015; US$ 21.86

    Over the past year the success of British films at international film festivals - as well as the numerous awards bestowed on 12 Years a Slave - have demonstrated that British cinema has undergone a genuine renaissance that has caused new voices to emerge. At the same time, directors whose work has enthralled over the past five years have also continued... more...

  • Conversations with Mani Ratnamby Baradwaj Rangan

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 1.68

    Mani Ratnam?s Nayakan is among Time?s ?100 Best Movies Ever?; and Roja launched A.R. Rahman. This book, unique to Indian cinema, illuminates the genius of the man behind these and eighteen other masterly films. For the first time ever, Mani Ratnam opens up here, to Baradwaj Rangan, about his art, as well as his life before films. In these freewheeling... more...

  • In Her Voiceby Melissa Silverstein

    Open Road Distribution 2015; US$ 9.99

    In Her Voice is the first book that takes the words and experiences of a diverse group of celebrated women film directors and puts their voices front and center. This unique volume of interviews presents more than 40 feature and documentary directors from around the world, including Debra Granik ( Winter?s Bone ), Courtney Hunt ( Frozen River ),... more...

  • Talking about Pauline Kaelby Wayne Stengel

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 79.99

    For nearly 25 years, Pauline Kael (1919-2001) was one of America?s most respected, controversial, and talked-about film reviewer, yet her film criticism for The New Yorker has never been systematically discussed or analyzed. This collection of essays on Pauline Kael investigates the range, scope, and influence of Kael?s film criticism over the... more...

  • The Maciste Films of Italian Silent Cinemaby Jacqueline Reich

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    Italian film star Bartolomeo Pagano's "Maciste" played a key role in his nation?s narratives of identity during World War I and after. Jacqueline Reich traces the racial, class, and national transformations undergone by this Italian strongman from African slave in Cabiria (1914), his first film, to bourgeois gentleman, to Alpine soldier of the Great... 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...