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From the Publisher“Lively and readable, World on Film providesprovocative questions, helpful background, and interestingdiscussion topics for any world cinema class or for anyoneinterested in learning about the international film scene.”Linda Mizejewski, Ohio State University.
"Students whose knowledge of movies is limited to the latestreleases at the local multiplex couldn’t ask for a betterguide to the foreignness of international cinema than World onFilm. Starting with due consideration and respect for herreaders’ understanding of Hollywood movies, Martha Nochimsonleads them on an expertly guided tour through both the leadingmovements in international cinema and the new movie-watching habitsthey need to appreciate Luis Buñuel and Wong Kar-wai—andto take a fresh look at Martin Scorsese and Quentin Tarantino."Thomas Leitch, University of Delaware
"Nochimson leads students through close readings of key filmsand the works of central directors, while never losing sight of thehow these films and filmmakers have been influenced and how theirinfluence extends through time and beyond geographical boundaries.World on Film provides a logical and engaging framework forstudent learning, with substantive, imaginative questions andproject ideas that encourage further research and continued closeanalysis of films in the context of nation, history, theory, andaesthetics." Cynthia Lucia, AssociateProfessor and Director of Film and Media Studies, RiderUniversity