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- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 15.99
Avant-Garde Film: Forms, Themes and Passions examines the variety of concerns and practices that have comprised the long history of avant-garde film at a level appropriate for undergraduate study. It covers the developments of experimental film-making since the modernist explosion in the 1920s in Europe through to the Soviet film experiments, the... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 39.95
From 1913 through 1918, Long Beach, California, was home to the largest independent film company in the world, the largely forgotten Balboa Studio. Founder Herbert M. Horkheimer bought the studio from Edison Company in 1913, and by 1915 Balboa's expenses exceeded $2,500 a day and its output hit 15,500 feet of film per week. Bert Bracken, Fatty... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 36.99
Combining history with discussions of dramatic cinema, this book examines how film has portrayed Latin America from the late fifteenth century to the present. An introduction on the visual presentation of the past in the movies sets the stage for a set of essays that explores the best feature films on Latin America from the professional historian's... more...
- Michael O'Mara 2014; US$ 9.99
Shailene Woodley and Theo James are two stars on the rise. Playing Tris Prior and Tobias 'Four' Eaton respectively, they are set to take Hollywood by storm on the release of Divergent , the fantasy film based on the internationally best-selling novel by Veronica Roth which is set in a futuristic dystopia, produced by the makers of the Twilight Saga.... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 16.95
By the director of the hit documentary Behind the Burly Q comes the first ever oral history of American Burlesque--as told by the performers who lived it, often speaking out here for the first time. By telling the intimate and surprising stories from its golden age through the women (and men!) who lived it, Behind the Burly Q reveals the true story... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 39.99
?Die Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen ?Konrad Wolf? ist die einzige Kunsthochschule in Brandenburg. Sie nimmt nach wie vor mit ihrer vielfältigen Fächerstruktur unter den Filmhochschulen eine Sonderstellung ein, was die Diversifizierung auf unterschiedliche Bereiche der Medien angeht. Alle Bereiche filmkünstlerischen Schaffens sind in den Studienfächern... more...
- 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...
- Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 21.95
Since digital surround sound technology first appeared in cinemas 20 years ago, it has spread from theaters to homes and from movies to television, music, and video games. Yet even as 5.1 has become the standard for audiovisual media, its impact has gone unexamined. Drawing on works from the past two... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This is a comprehensive introduction to the ways in which the Bible has been used and represented in mainstream cinema. Adele Reinhartz considers the pervasive use of the Bible in feature films, and the medium of film as part of the Bible?s reception history. The book examines how films draw on the Old and New Testament and the figure of Jesus Christ... more...
- Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2005; US$ 17.18
MIrjam Schaub versucht eine ? ironische ? Zuspitzung des Selbstthematisierungsdrucks des Films durch eine Pluralisierung der Vorschläge, was dieses ?selbst? denn wohl ausmachen könne. Dabei interessieren sie die drei miteinander koalierenden Figuren eines ?Kino der Sichtbarkeit?, eines ?Kino des Blicks?... more...