Introduction to Film Studies by Jill Nelmes

By Jill Nelmes

Introduction to movie Studies is a entire textbook for college students of cinema.

This thoroughly revised and up-to-date 5th version publications scholars during the key concerns and ideas in movie reports, lines the ancient improvement of movie and introduces the various worlds key nationwide cinemas. a number theories and theorists are offered from Formalism to Feminism, from Eisenstein to Deleuze. each one bankruptcy is written by means of a subject matter expert, together with new authors for the 5th variation. a variety of motion pictures are analysed and mentioned. it's lavishly illustrated with 150 movie stills and construction photographs, in complete color all through. Reviewed commonly by way of academics within the box and with a foreword by means of Bill Nichols, it will likely be crucial interpreting for any introductory pupil of movie and media experiences or the visible arts worldwide.

Key gains of the 5th variation are:
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</UL> • a brand new, more desirable spouse site together with well known case reports and chapters from earlier variants (including chapters on German Cinema and The French New Wave), hyperlinks to assisting websites, clips, questions and necessary resources.

Individual chapters include: the economic Contexts of movie construction · movie and know-how · attending to the larger · photograph movie shape and Narrative · Spectator, viewers and reaction · Cinematic authorship and the movie auteur · Stardom and Hollywood Cinema · style, idea and Hollywood Cinema The Documentary shape · The Language of Animation · Gender and picture · Lesbian and homosexual Cinema · Spectacle, Stereotypes and flicks of the African Diaspora · British Cinema · Indian Cinema · Latin American Cinema · Soviet Montage Cinema of the Twenties

Contributors: Linda Craig, Lalitha Gopalan, Terri Francis, Chris Jones, Mark Joyce, Searle Kochberg, Lawrence Napper, Jill Nelmes, Patrick Phillips, Suzanne Speidel, Paul Ward, Paul Watson, Paul Wells and William Wittington

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