Cinema and Northern Ireland: Film, Culture and Politics

Cinema and Northern Ireland: Film, Culture and Politics

by John Hill
     
 

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Traces the history of film production in Northern Ireland from the beginnings of a local film industry in the 1920s and 1930s, when the first Northern Irish 'quota quickies' were made, through the propaganda films of the 1940s and 1950s and on to the cinema of the 'Troubles'.  See more details below

Overview

Traces the history of film production in Northern Ireland from the beginnings of a local film industry in the 1920s and 1930s, when the first Northern Irish 'quota quickies' were made, through the propaganda films of the 1940s and 1950s and on to the cinema of the 'Troubles'.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844571345
Publisher:
BFI Publishing
Publication date:
10/01/2006
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.81(w) x 9.35(h) x 0.74(d)

Meet the Author

John Hill is Professor and Head of Research in the Department of Media Arts at Royal Holloway, University of London. He is the author and editor of a number of books, including Cinema and Ireland (1987); Border Crossing: Film in Ireland, Britain and Europe (1994); The Oxford Guide to Film Studies (1998); British Cinema in the 1980s (1999) and National Cinema and Beyond (2004).

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