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  • How to Make Your Own Video or Short Filmby Bob Harvey

    Little, Brown Book Group 2008; Not Available

    New technologies now offer accessibility to the medium of video and film for virtually anyone who feels they have something to say. You might be: someone who wants to create a video to share online; someone who wants to record and document everyday events that happen around you; a charity worker wanting to highlight the plight of the less fortunate,... more...

  • L.A. Rebellionby Allyson Field

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    L.A. Rebellion: Creating a New Black Cinema is the first book dedicated to the films and filmmakers of the L.A. Rebellion, a group of African, Caribbean, and African American independent film and video artists that formed at the University of California, Los Angeles, in the 1970s and 1980s. The group?including Charles Burnett, Julie Dash, Haile Gerima,... more...

  • The Hay House Book of Cinema that Healsby Ashok Raj

    Hay House 2014; US$ 6.99

    A unique volume that highlights - tellingly and poignantly - how the impact of the Hindi film over the decades has played a significant role in trying to bring together people belonging to different faiths and different strata of society.Covering a vast time span from the silent era to the present, this work focuses on Hindi cinema’s attempts... more...

  • William Cameron Menziesby James Curtis

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 40.00 US$ 29.99

    He was the consummate designer of film architecture on a grand scale, influenced by German expressionism and the work of the great European directors. He was known for his visual flair and timeless innovation, a man who meticulously preplanned the color and design of each film through a series of continuity sketches that made clear camera angles, lighting,... more...

  • How to Watch a Movieby David Thomson

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 24.95 US$ 18.50

    From one of the most admired critics of our time, brilliant insights into the act of watching movies and an enlightening discussion about how to derive more from any film experience. Since first publishing his landmark Biographical Dictionary of Film in 1975 (recently released in its sixth edition), David Thomson has been one of our most provocative... more...

  • Documents of Utopiaby Paolo Magagnoli

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 25.99

    This timely volume discusses the experimental documentary projects of some of the most significant artists in today?s global art world: Hito Steyerl, Joachim Koester, Tacita Dean, Matthew Buckingham, Zoe Leonard, Jean-Luc Moulène, Ilya & Emilia Kabakov, Jon Thomson & Alison Craighead, and Anri Sala. Their films, videos, and photographic series address... more...

  • FILM-KONZEPTE 35 - Jean Renoirby Lisa Gotto

    edition text + kritik 2014; US$ 19.08

    Jean Renoir ist einer der ganz Großen. Zu seinen Bewunderern gehören Jean-Luc Godard, Luchino Visconti und Orson Welles. In der Liste der besten Filme aller Zeiten, die das Magazin "Sight and Sound" seit 1952 erstellt, ist sein Werk von Beginn an vertreten und rangiert bis heute auf den vorderen Plätzen. In Anbetracht von Renoirs heutigem... more...

  • Ein Cinegraph Buch - Im Zeichen der Kriseby Hans-Michael Bock; Jan Distelmeyer; Jörg Schöning; Johannes Roschlau

    edition text + kritik 2014; US$ 24.80

    Anfang der 1960er Jahre befand sich das Kino in der Bundesrepublik wie in der DDR in der Krise, die Filmproduktion beiderseits der Grenze folgte überwiegend einem mutlosen Schematismus. Doch gab es auch Versuche deutscher Filmschaffender, inhaltlich und ästhetisch neue Wege zu gehen. Sie wurden bisher in der Filmgeschichtsschreibung wenig beachtet... more...

  • FILM-KONZEPTE 37 - Spike Jonzeby Johannes Wende

    edition text + kritik 2015; US$ 19.08

    2014 räumte Spike Jonze ab: Für sein Drehbuch "Her" erhielt er den Golden Globe und den Oscar und zählt damit endgültig zu den ganz großen Autoren Hollywoods. Spike Jonze begann seine Karriere mit einer Reihe von stilprägenden Skater- und Musikvideos in den 1990er Jahren. Auch später noch pflegte er das Image des "wild boy", als... more...

  • I Blame Dennis Hopperby Illeana Douglas

    Flatiron Books 2015; US$ 26.99

    From award-winning actress Illeana Douglas comes a memoir about learning to survive in Hollywood while staying true to her quirky vision of the world. In 1969 Illeana Douglas' parents saw the film Easy Rider and were transformed. Taking Dennis Hopper's words, "That's what it's all about man" to heart, they abandoned their comfortable upper... more...