New Punk Cinema / Edition 1

New Punk Cinema / Edition 1

by Nicholas Rombes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0748620354

ISBN-13: 9780748620357

Pub. Date: 03/21/2006

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

New Punk Cinema is the first book to examine a new breed of film that is indebted to the punk spirit of experimentation, do-it-yourself ethos, and an uneasy, often defiant relationship with the mainstream. An array of established and emerging scholars trace and map the contours of new punk cinema, from its roots in neorealism and the French New Wave, to its

Overview

New Punk Cinema is the first book to examine a new breed of film that is indebted to the punk spirit of experimentation, do-it-yourself ethos, and an uneasy, often defiant relationship with the mainstream. An array of established and emerging scholars trace and map the contours of new punk cinema, from its roots in neorealism and the French New Wave, to its flowering in the work of Lars von Trier and the Dogma 95 movement. Subsequent chapters explore the potentially democratic and even anarchic forces of digital filmmaking, the influences of hypertext and other new media, the increased role of the viewer in arranging and manipulating the chronology of a film, and the role of new punk cinema in plotting a course beyond the postmodern. The book examines a range of films, including The Blair Witch Project, Time Code, Run Lola Run, Memento, The Celebration, Gummo, and Requiem for a Dream.New Punk Cinema is ideal for classroom use at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as for film scholars int

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780748620357
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
Publication date:
03/21/2006
Series:
Traditions in World Cinema Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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