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Agnès Varda

Agnès Varda

Kelley Conway

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039720
eISBN:
9780252097829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039720.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Both a precursor to and a critical member of the French New Wave, Agnès Varda weaves documentary and fiction into tapestries that portray distinctive places and complex human beings. Critics and ... More

Brazilian Women's FilmmakingFrom Dictatorship to Democracy

Brazilian Women's Filmmaking: From Dictatorship to Democracy

Leslie L. Marsh

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037252
eISBN:
9780252094378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037252.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

At most recent count, there are no fewer than forty-five women in Brazil directing or codirecting feature-length fiction or documentary films. In the early 1990s, women filmmakers in Brazil were ... More

C. Francis Jenkins, Pioneer of Film and Television

C. Francis Jenkins, Pioneer of Film and Television

Donald G. Godfrey

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038280
eISBN:
9780252096150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038280.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This is the first biography of the important but long-forgotten American inventor Charles Francis Jenkins (1867–1934). The book documents the life of Jenkins from his childhood in Indiana and early ... More

Christian Petzold

Christian Petzold

Jaimey Fisher

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037986
eISBN:
9780252095238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037986.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In eleven feature films across two decades, Christian Petzold has established himself as the most critically celebrated director in contemporary Germany. The best-known and most influential member of ... More

Classic HollywoodLifestyles and Film Styles of American Cinema, 1930-1960

Classic Hollywood: Lifestyles and Film Styles of American Cinema, 1930-1960

Veronica Pravadelli

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038778
eISBN:
9780252096730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038778.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Studies of “Classic Hollywood” typically treat Hollywood films released from 1930 to 1960 as a single interpretive mass. This book complicates this idea. Focusing on dominant tendencies in box office ... More

Cristi Puiu

Cristi Puiu

Monica Filimon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040764
eISBN:
9780252099205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040764.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The rise of the New Romanian Cinema in a postcommunist country without a particularly vigorous film tradition has puzzled critics and audiences alike. Its roots have been traced to Cristi Puiu’s ... More

D.A. Pennebaker

D.A. Pennebaker

Keith Beattie

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036590
eISBN:
9780252093647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036590.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This volume is the first book-length study of the extensive career and prolific works of D. A. Pennebaker, one of the pioneers of direct cinema, a documentary form that emphasizes observation and a ... More

Dario Argento

Dario Argento

L. Andrew Cooper

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037092
eISBN:
9780252094385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037092.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Commanding a cult following among horror fans, Italian film director Dario Argento is best known for his work in two closely related genres, the crime thriller and supernatural horror. In his four ... More

David Lynch

David Lynch

Justus Nieland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036934
eISBN:
9780252094057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036934.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A key figure in the ongoing legacy of modern cinema, David Lynch designs environments for spectators, transporting them to inner worlds built by mood, texture, and uneasy artifice. We enter these ... More

Doing Women's Film HistoryReframing Cinemas, Past and Future

Doing Women's Film History: Reframing Cinemas, Past and Future

Julia Knight and Christine Gledhill (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039683
eISBN:
9780252097775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039683.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Research into and around women's participation in cinematic history is enjoying a period of dynamic growth. A broadening of scope and interests encompasses not only different kinds of filmmaking ... More

Emir Kusturica

Emir Kusturica

Giorgio Bertellini

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038891
eISBN:
9780252096853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038891.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Emir Kusturica is one of Eastern Europe's most celebrated and influential filmmakers. Over the course of a thirty-year career, Kusturica has navigated a series of geopolitical fault lines to produce ... More

The Europeanization of CinemaInterzones and Imaginative Communities

The Europeanization of Cinema: Interzones and Imaginative Communities

Randall Halle

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038457
eISBN:
9780252096334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038457.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This innovative study advances the concept of “interzones”—geographical and ideational spaces of transit, interaction, transformation, and contested diversity—as a mechanism for analyzing European ... More

Exporting Perilous PaulinePearl White and the Serial Film Craze

Exporting Perilous Pauline: Pearl White and the Serial Film Craze

Marina Dahlquist (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037689
eISBN:
9780252094941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037689.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Exceptionally popular during their time, the spectacular American action film serials of the 1910s featured exciting stunts, film tricks, and effects set against the background of modern technology, ... More

Francis Ford Coppola

Francis Ford Coppola

Jeff Menne

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038822
eISBN:
9780252096785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038822.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Acclaimed as one of the most influential and innovative American directors, Francis Ford Coppola is also lionized as a maverick auteur at war with Hollywood's power structure and an ardent critic of ... More

François Ozon

François Ozon

Thibaut Schilt

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036002
eISBN:
9780252093043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036002.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In just over a decade, François Ozon has earned an international reputation as a successful and provocative filmmaker. A student of Eric Rohmer and Jean Douchet at the prestigious Fémis, Ozon has ... More

Gender Meets Genre in Postwar Cinemas

Gender Meets Genre in Postwar Cinemas

Christine Gledhill (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036613
eISBN:
9780252093661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036613.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book challenges traditional ways of thinking about the relationship between gender and genre, understanding their meeting as a mutually transformative encounter. Responding to postmodernist ... More

Germaine DulacA Cinema of Sensations

Germaine Dulac: A Cinema of Sensations

Tami Williams

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038471
eISBN:
9780252096365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038471.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Best known for directing the Impressionist classic The Smiling Madame Beudet and the first Surrealist film The Seashell and the Clergyman, Germaine Dulac—feminist and pioneer of 1920s French ... More

Hal Hartley

Hal Hartley

Mark L. Berrettini

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252035951
eISBN:
9780252093036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252035951.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Since the late 1980s, Hal Hartley has challenged standards of realist narrative cinema with daring narrative constructions, character development, and the creation of an unconventional visual world. ... More

Indian AccentsBrown Voice and Racial Performance in American Television and Film

Indian Accents: Brown Voice and Racial Performance in American Television and Film

Shilpa S. Davé

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037405
eISBN:
9780252094583
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037405.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Amid immigrant narratives of assimilation, this book focuses on the representations and stereotypes of South Asian characters in American film and television. Exploring key examples in popular ... More

Jacques Rivette

Jacques Rivette

Mary M. Wiles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036651
eISBN:
9780252093722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036651.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

As a pioneer of the French New Wave, Jacques Rivette was one of a group of directors who permanently altered the world's perception of cinema by taking the camera out of the studios and into the ... More

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