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Mediating two worlds : cinematic encounters in the Americas

Author: John King; Ana M López; Manuel Alvarado; British Film Institute.
Publisher: London : BFI, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Provides a comprehensive analysis of the rich and complex development of Latin American cinema and television. It brings together specially commissioned essays from scholars in Latin America, North  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
études diverses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mediating two worlds.
London : BFI, 1993
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John King; Ana M López; Manuel Alvarado; British Film Institute.
ISBN: 085170333X 9780851703336 0851703348 9780851703343
OCLC Number: 29386577
Description: xxi, 306 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The circular look : the incursion of North American fictional cinema 1911-1917 into the Mexican Revolution / Margarita de Orellana --
The magnificient seven / Edward Buscombe --
Patterns of the primitive : Sergei Eisenstein's Qué viva Mexico! / Laura Podalsky --
Buñuel in Mexico / Michael Wood --
Internal 'others' : Hollywood narratives 'about' Mexican-Americans / Chon A. Noriega --
Are all Latins from Manhattan? : Hollywood, ethnography and cultural colonialism / Ana M. López --
High-tech primitivism : the representation of tribal societies in feature films / Jean Franco --
'All that trouble down there' : Hollywood and Central America / James Dunkerley --
Neo-realism and new Latin American cinema : Bicycle thieves and Blood of the condor / John Hess --
Hyper-, retro-, or counter-cinema : European cinema and third cinema between Hollywood and art cinema / Thomas Elsaesser. Mexican cinema : of myths and demystifications / Carlos Monsiváis --
Tears and desire : women and melodrama in the 'old' Mexican cinema / Ana M. López --
Modernity and cultural mixture : the case of Buenos Aires / Beatriz Sarlo --
Cross-cultural dialogisms : race and multiculturalism in Brazilian cinema / Robert Stam --
Eldorado as hell : Cinema Novo and the post Cinema Novo : appropriations of the imaginary of the discovery / Ismail Xavier --
In the belly of the ogre : cinema and state in Latin America / Randal Johnson --
Colombia : state role in film production / Paul Lenti --
Mexican cinema comes alive / Nissa Torrents --
Death is not true : form and history in Cuban film / Timothy Barnard --
National cinema after globalization : Fernando Solana's Sur and the exiled nation / Kathleen Newman --
Regarding rape : fictions of origin and film spectatorship / Julianne Burton-Carvajal. Zoot suit : the 'return to the beginning' / Rosa Linda Fregoso --
'Transparent women' : gender and nation in Cuban cinema / Marvin D'Lugo.
Responsibility: edited by John King, Ana M. López, Manuel Alvarado.
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