The Routledge Companion To Cinema And Politics

July 5, 2016|
The Routledge Companion To Cinema And Politics by Yannis Tzioumakis
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The Routledge Companion to Cinema and Politics brings together forty essays by leading film scholars and filmmakers in order to discuss the complex relationship between cinema and politics.

Organised into eight sections - Approaches to Film and Politics; Film, Activism and Opposition; Film, Propaganda, Ideology and the State; The Politics of Mobility; Political Hollywood; Alternative and Independent Film and Politics; The Politics of Cine-geographies and The Politics of Documentary - this collection covers a broad range of topics, including: third cinema, cinema after 9/11, eco-activism, human rights, independent Chinese documentary, film festivals, manifestoes, film policies, film as a response to the post-2008 financial crisis, Soviet propaganda, the impact of neoliberalism on cinema, and many others.

It foregrounds the key debates, concepts, approaches and case studies that critique and explain the complex relationship between politics and cinema, discussing films from around the world and including examples from film history as well as contemporary cinema. It also explores the wider relationship between politics and entertainment, examines cinema's response to political and social transformations and questions the extent to which filmmaking, itself, is a political act.

Yannis Tzioumakisis Senior Lecturer in Communication and Media Studies at the University of Liverpool. He is the author and editor of six books, most recently ofHollywood's Indies: Classics Divisions, Specialty Labels and the American Film Market(2012). He is also co-editor of the 'Hollywood Centenary' and the 'Cinema and Youth Culture...
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Title:The Routledge Companion To Cinema And Politics
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:550 pages, 9.69 X 6.85 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:550 pages, 9.69 X 6.85 X 0 in
Published:July 5, 2016
Publisher:Routledge
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780415717397

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