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Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376033-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7603-3
... The status of the aging film star in the new medium of television after 1950 was negotiated within anxieties about feminine survival in “new Hollywood.” These anxieties were related to the material conditions of labor in postwar Hollywood and to long-circulated fantasies about female stars. The...
Published: 03 November 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388678-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8867-8
...Experimental Film and the Development of Film Study in America Michael Zryd ​■  This essay takes on two tasks for this volume: first, to chart the development of film study in the United States during its boom period in the 1960s and 1970s, and, second, to examine the impact of avant...
Published: 03 November 2008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8867-8
...Appendix: Timeline for a History of Anglophone Film Culture and Film Studies Stephen Groening In keeping with the spirit of this volume, the following timeline focuses on events and developments within film studies in the Anglophone context. By juxtaposing publications...
Published: 26 February 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389255-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8925-5
Published: 03 October 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390190-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9019-0
...M aT T H i l l s Para-Paracinema  The Friday the 13th Film Series as Other to Trash and Legitimate Film Cultures will argue in this chapter that academic accounts of “trash” ​Icinema can be read as overemphasizing trash’s opposition...
Published: 12 April 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387749-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8774-9
... Anderson, Imagined Communities one * FILM POLICY AND FILM AESTHETICS AS CULTURAL ARCHIVES In the 1930s British film journals worried about Hollywood’s exploitation of Britain’s film market, and Indian film journals complained of the lack of affordable equipment, of exploitative middlemen, and of a...
Published: 05 April 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002673-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0267-3
Published: 01 November 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9354-2
... Appendix B Film House of Iran’s Film Collection P esident:r Ali Mortazavi c. 1985 Ajal-e Moallaq, dir. Nosrat Vahdat, 1970 Ali Baba, dir. Amin Amini, 1967 Aludeh, dir. Esmail Pursaid, 1976 Aqa...
Published: 01 November 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9354-2
... Appendix C International Film and Video Center Iranian Film Collection P esident:r Bahman Maghsoudlou c. 2006 Fiftieth Anniversary of the...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398721-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9872-1
...1 THE WRITING OF RACE IN FILM Felix-Louis Regnault and the Ideology of the Ethnographic Film Archive The surgeon at the decisive moment abstains from facing the patient man to man; rather, it is through the operation that he penetrates into him. -Walter Benjamin, "The...
Published: 16 November 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002208-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0220-8
Published: 19 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373889
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7388-9
Published: 07 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376811-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7681-1
...Animating Film Theory: An Introduction Karen Beckman Animating Film Theory begins from the premise that cinema and media studies in the early twenty-­first century needs a better understanding of the relationship between two of the field’s most unwieldy and unstable organizing concepts...
Published: 07 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376811-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7681-1
...III : : The Experiment 8 : : Film as Experiment in Animation: Are Films Experiments on Human Beings? Gertrud Koch Translated by Daniel Hendrickson The goal of experiments, according to the optimistic, empirical defini- tion, is to reveal rules, if not also laws. In the way that...
Published: 07 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376811-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7681-1
...IV : : Animation and the World 13 : : Cartoon Film Theory: Imamura Taihei on Animation, Documentary, and Photography Thomas LaMarre As initially developed in the 1930s, Imamura Taihei’s theory of anima- tion took American cartoons as a point of departure, especially Disney cartoons such...
Published: 24 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376804-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7680-4
...5  *  Wet Dreams: Erotic Film Festivals of the Early 1970s and the Utopian Sexual Public Sphere Elena Gorfinkel This essay presents a microhistory of the rise of erotic film festivals in New York, San Francisco, and Amsterdam in the early 1970s, map- ping out the emergence of the...
Published: 19 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373889-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7388-9
...INTRODUCTION WE INSIST The Idea of Black Film I am giving a reading at a bookstore in Spokane, Washington. There is a large crowd. I read a story about an Indian father who leaves his family for good. He moves to a city a thousand miles away. Then he dies. It is a sad story. When I...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374084-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7408-4
... This chapter draws attention to film as a medium that both reinforces and contests images of progress. After reviewing themes that are pertinent to race and film studies as well as critical theory, this chapter looks at films that offer different ways of viewing and thinking about race, progress...
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376033-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7603-3
... This chapter explores how television and scandal magazines of the 1950s competed and converged through their use of stars whose personas had been established by the film industry. The recyclings of Maureen O’Hara through the moral biography of This Is Your Life and the scandalous gossip of a...
Published: 18 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373674-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7367-4
... This chapter takes the institution as its organizing term. It examines the queer film festival, which provides a vantage point from which to view cinema’s shifting role in world politics. Today, queer film festivals proclaim both that queers make films more worldly and that films make the world...