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Critical cinema : beyond the theory of practice /
edited by Clive Myer ; with a foreword by Bill Nichols.
imprint
London ; New York : Wallflower Press, c2011.
description
xvi, 299 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
1906660360 (pbk.), 9781906660369 (pbk.)
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imprint
London ; New York : Wallflower Press, c2011.
isbn
1906660360 (pbk.)
9781906660369 (pbk.)
catalogue key
8335185
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Clive Myer was the director of the International Film School Wales, the Film Academy at the University of Glamorgan, and co-director of the Skillset Screen Academy Wales. He earned his doctorate from the Royal Collage of Art and is an independent film maker.
Summaries
Main Description
Critical Cinema: Beyond the Theory of Practice purges the obstructive line between the making of and the theorising on film, uniting theory and practice in order to move beyond the commercial confines of Hollywood. Opening with an introduction by Bill Nichols, one of the world's leading writers on nonfiction film, this volume features contributions by such prominent authors as Noel Burch, Laura Mulvey, Peter Wollen, Brian Winston and Patrick Fuery. Seminal filmmakers such as Peter Greenaway and Mike Figgis also contribute to the debate, making this book a critical text for students, academics, and independent filmmakers as well as for any reader interested in new perspectives on culture and film.
Main Description
Critical Cinema: Beyond the Theory of Practice purges the obstructive line between the making of and the theorising on film, uniting theory and practice in order to move beyond the commercial confines of Hollywood. Opening with an introduction by Bill Nichols, one of the world's leading writers on nonfiction film, this volume features contributions by such prominent authors as Noel Burch, Laura Mulvey, Peter Wollen, Brian Winston and Patrick Fuery. Seminal filmmakers such as Peter Greenway and Mike Figgis also contribute to the debate, making this book a critical text for students, academics, and independent filmmakers as well as for any reader interested in new perspectives on culture and film.
Main Description
Critical Cinema blurs the line between the making and the theorizing of film, uniting theory and practice in order to move beyond the commercial confines of Hollywood. Opening with an introduction by Bill Nichols, one of the world's leading writers on nonfiction film, this volume features contributions by such prominent authors as Noel Burch, Laura Mulvey, Peter Wollen, Brian Winston, and Patrick Fuery. Seminal filmmakers such as Peter Greenaway and Mike Figgis also contribute to the debate, making this book a critical text for students, academics, and independent filmmakers as well as for any reader interested in new perspectives on culture and film.
Main Description
Critical Cinemablurs the line between the making and the theorizing of film, uniting theory and practice in order to move beyond the commercial confines of Hollywood. Opening with an introduction by Bill Nichols, one of the world's leading writers on nonfiction film, this volume features contributions by such prominent authors as Noel Burch, Laura Mulvey, Peter Wollen, Brian Winston, and Patrick Fuery. Seminal filmmakers such as Peter Greenaway and Mike Figgis also contribute to the debate, making this book a critical text for students, academics, and independent filmmakers as well as for any reader interested in new perspectives on culture and film.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgementsp. vii
Notes on Contributorsp. ix
Forewordp. xiii
Introductionp. 1
Reframing
Theoretical Practice: Diegesis Is Not a Code of Cinemap. 11
Cinema, Theory, Womenp. 41
Theory and Practicep. 57
Passing Time: Reflections on the Old and the Newp. 71
Sublime Acts: The Fate of Resistance between Film Theory and Practicep. 83
Ranciére and the Persistence of Film Theoryp. 99
Behind the Mask of the Screenplay: The Screen Ideap. 111
The Theory-Practice Interface in Film Education: Observational Documentary in Indiap. 141
The Student Author, Lacanian Discourse Theory and La nuit américainep. 169
Just Because You Have Eyes Does Not Mean You Can Seep. 185
Theory for Practice: Ceci n'est pas I'épistémologiep. 191
Conversations
Film and Philosophy: An Interview with Mike Figgisp. 201
Playing with New Toys: An Interview with Peter Greenawayp. 225
An Interview with Noel Burch: Playing with Toys by the Waysidep. 255
Indexp. 297
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