Indie Reframed: Women's Filmmaking and Contemporary American Independent Cinema

18 octobre 2016|
Indie Reframed: Women's Filmmaking and Contemporary American Independent Cinema de Linda Badley
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With the consolidation of ''indie'' culture in the 21st century, female filmmakers face an increasingly indifferent climate. Within this sector, women work across all aspects of writing, direction, production, editing and design, yet the dominant narrative continues to construe ''maverick'' white male auteurs such as Quentin Tarantino or Wes Anderson as the face of indie discourse. Defying the formulaic myths of the mainstream ''chick flick'' and the ideological and experimental radicalism of feminist counter-cinema alike, women''s indie filmmaking is neither ironic, popular nor political enough to be readily absorbed into pre-existing categories. This ground-breaking collection, the first sustained examination of the work of female practitioners within American independent cinema, reclaims the ''difference'' of female indie filmmaking. Through a variety of case studies of directors, writers and producers such as Ava DuVernay, Lena Dunham and Christine Vachon, contributors explore the innovation of a range of female practitioners by attending to the sensibilities, ideologies and industrial practices that distinguish their work - while embracing the ''in-between'' space in which the narratives they represent and embody can be revealed.
Linda Badley is Professor of English and Film Studies at Middle Tennessee State University. She is the author of Film, Horror, and the Body Fantastic (1995), Writing Horror and the Body (1996), and Lars von Trier (2010), and the co-editor of Traditions in World Cinema (2006). With R. Barton Palmer, she co-edits Traditions in World Cine...
Titre :Indie Reframed: Women's Filmmaking and Contemporary American Independent Cinema
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :320 pages, 9.21 X 6.14 X 0.68 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :320 pages, 9.21 X 6.14 X 0.68 po
Publié le :18 octobre 2016
Publié par :Edinburgh University Press
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9781474403948

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