Reel Rebels: Eleven Directors Who Bucked the System and Shot the Flick Their Way

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Reel Rebels examines major films by directors who have been called auteurs by some and hacks by others.

'Rebel' is a word that is tossed around too flippantly these days. Who is truly a Reel Rebel? Someone who creates cinema that is original, timely and critical of a historical period and citizenry; someone who paints with celluloid in a way that sets him/her apart from others in the industry; someone whose films elicit love or vilification from audiences; someone whose cinema entertains moviegoers and makes them...

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Overview

Reel Rebels examines major films by directors who have been called auteurs by some and hacks by others.

'Rebel' is a word that is tossed around too flippantly these days. Who is truly a Reel Rebel? Someone who creates cinema that is original, timely and critical of a historical period and citizenry; someone who paints with celluloid in a way that sets him/her apart from others in the industry; someone whose films elicit love or vilification from audiences; someone whose cinema entertains moviegoers and makes them think - and feel ashamed, guilty, happy, and sad. A Reel Rebel is someone who challenges men and women to reevaluate the way we label and treat each other; someone whose motion pictures rouse viewers to action; someone who keeps making movies regardless of whether or not s/he has major studio backing.

Reel Rebels features insightful criticism by Thomas J. Morrissey, Kelly L. Goodridge, Tracie Church Guzzio, Lou Orfanella, Kathy Davis Patterson, and Oscar De Los Santos.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780979477003
  • Publisher: Fine Tooth Press
  • Publication date: 6/1/2008
  • Pages: 180
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.39 (d)

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