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Forest of Pressure: Ogawa Shinsuke and Postwar Japanese Documentary by Abé Mark Nornes

By examining the evolution of postwar Japanese documentaries – and in particular, the singular output of the Ogawa Pro film collective under the leadership of the charismatic, if…

Clandestí: Forbidden Catalan Cinema Under Franco (2009)

Disintegration in Frames by Pavle Levi

Pavle Levi’s insightful and well-argued book, Disintegration in Frames: Aesthetics and Ideology in the Yugoslav and Post-Yugoslav Cinema examines the evolution of the national Yugoslav and regional post-Yugoslav…

At the Crossroads: Slovenian Cinema (2008)

Romanian Cinema: Then and Now (2008)

Eros Plus Masscre: An Introduction to the Japanese New Wave Cinema by David Desser

In Eros Plus Masscre: An Introduction to the Japanese New Wave Cinema, David Desser examines the creative and revolutionary spirit that defined the 1960s Japanese new wave movement…

Panel Discussion on Turkish Cinema with Zeki Demirkubuz (2007)

The opening question for filmmaker Zeki Demirkubuz was an offshoot of a topic that had been mentined at an earlier Q&A during one of the screenings for his…

Split Screen: Belgian Cinema and Cultural Identity by Philip Mosley

In Split Screen: Belgian Cinema and Cultural Identity, author Philip Mosley makes a salient and illuminating re-evaluation of a bifurcated Belgian cinema, not only through the reality of…

Films from Along the Silk Road: Central Asian Cinema (2003)

Close Up – Iranian Cinema: Past, Present and Future by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi presents a comprehensive, passionate, and insightful personal account on the evolution of Iranian art cinema in Close Up – Iranian Cinema: Past, Present and Future. By…

Transcendent Realism – New and Old Cinema from Belgium Series (2002)

Indecent Exposures: Buñuel, Saura, Erice and Almodóvar by Gwynne Edwards

Gwynne Edwards’ Indecent Exposures: Buñuel, Saura, Erice and Almodóvar examines the unique influence and residual legacy of the Spanish Civil War on the films of four notable Spanish…