Critical Cinema: Beyond the Theory of Practice

Critical Cinema: Beyond the Theory of Practice


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781906660369
Publisher: Wallflower Press
Publication date: 04/10/2012
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Clive Myer was the director of the International Film School Wales, the Film Academy at the University of Glamorgan, and the co-director of the Skillset Screen Academy Wales. He earned his doctorate from the Royal College of Art and is an independent filmmaker.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii

Notes on Contributors ix

Foreword Bill Nichols xiii

Introduction clive myer 1

Part 1 Reframing

1 Theoretical Practice: Diegesis Is Not a Code of Cinema clive myer 11

2 Cinema, Theory, Women noel burch 41

3 Theory and Practice peter wollen 57

4 Passing Time: Reflections on the Old and the New laura mulvey 71

5 Sublime Acts: The Fate of Resistance between Film Theory and Practice Patrick fuery 83

6 Ranciére and the Persistence of Film Theory nico baumbach 99

7 Behind the Mask of the Screenplay: The Screen Idea ian w. macdonald 111

8 The Theory-Practice Interface in Film Education: Observational Documentary in India aparna sharma 141

9 The Student Author, Lacanian Discourse Theory and La nuit américaine coral houtman 169

10 Just Because You Have Eyes Does Not Mean You Can See peter greenaway 185

11 Theory for Practice: Ceci n'est pas I'épistémologie brian Winston 191

Part 2 Conversations

12 Film and Philosophy: An Interview with Mike Figgis clive myer 201

13 Playing with New Toys: An Interview with Peter Greenaway clive myer 225

14 An Interview with Noel Burch: Playing with Toys by the Wayside clive myer 255

Index 297

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