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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

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