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Visual Synergies in Fiction and Documentary Film from Latin America

Visual Synergies in Fiction and Documentary Film from Latin America

by M. Haddu, J. Page


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Visual Synergies in Fiction and Documentary Film from Latin America

This collection brings together leading international scholars and filmmakers focusing on Latin American cinema. Themes discussed include subjectivity, history, memory, representations of reality, cinema's relation to the public sphere, and issues of production, distribution and marketing.

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ISBN-13: 9781349373642
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 06/22/2009
Series: Studies of the Americas
Edition description: 1st ed. 2009
Pages: 257
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x (d)

About the Author

MIRIAM HADDUis Lecturer in Latin American Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK.
JOANNA PAGEis Lecturer in Latin American Cultural Studies at the University of Cambridge, UK.

Table of Contents

Foreword; M.Haddu & J.Page The Space between Fiction and Documentary in Latin American Cinema: Towards a Genealogy; M.Chanan PART I: DOCUMENTARY IN FICTION Deconstructive Effect of the Documentary in Central do Brasil; Cynthia Tompkins Filming Psychoanalysis: The Documentation of Paranoia and the Paranoid Gaze in Buñuel's Él; J.Gutiérrez-Albilla The Zoological Gaze: Knowledge and Spectatorship in New Argentine Cinema; J.Page Something is Not Quite Right: Recombining Film History in Stan Douglas' Inconsolable Memories; C.Aldarondo Documenting Urban Fictions in the New Argentine Cinema; J.Cisneros PART II: FICTION IN DOCUMENTARY Cuban Documentary: Truth or Fiction?; A.Anderson Between the Image and the Word: Minority Discourses and Community Construction in the Documentary of Eduardo Coutinho; M.Cunha De-referencing the Real: Documentary Mediascapes in the Films of Carlos Marcovich; G.Kantaris Film on Sound: Popular Music and Intellectual Authority in Cuban Revolutionary Film of the 1960s; D.Robbins A Tale of Two Cities: The image of Buenos Aires in Contemporary Argentine Cinema; H.P.Blanco PART III: HYBRID FORMS Cinematic Hybrids and the Self-Conscious Lens in Aro Tolbukhin: en la mente del asesino and Sobreviviente; M.Haddu Cofralandes: A Multi-narrative Space for Chilean Identity; A.R.Remedi Mockumentary as Post-nationalism: National Identity in A Day without a Mexican; A.De la Garza Globo, Saudade, and the Shaping of National Memory and Consciousness; M.Bird

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