A Companion to Nordic Cinema

The volume offers a transnational approach to one of the world’s earliest and oldest film-producing regions.

A Companion to Nordic Cinema

A Companion to Nordic Cinema presents a collection of original essays that explore one of the world’s oldest regional cinemas from its origins to the present day. Offers a comprehensive, transnational and regional account of Nordic cinema from its origins to the present day Features original contributions from more than two dozen international film scholars based in the Nordic countries, the United States, Canada, Scotland, and Hong Kong Covers a wide range of topics on the distinctive evolution of Nordic cinema including the silent Golden Age, Nordic film policy models and their influence, audiences and cinephilia, Nordic film training, and indigenous Sámi cinema. Considers Nordic cinema’s engagement with global audiences through coverage of such topics as Dogme 95, the avant-garde filmmaking movement begun by Danish directors Lars von Trier and Thomas Vinterberg, and the global marketing and distribution of Nordic horror and Nordic noir Offers fresh investigations of the work of global auteurs such as Carl Th. Dreyer, Ingmar Bergman, Lars von Trier, Aki Kaurismäki, and Roy Andersson. Includes essays on Danish and Swedish television dramas, Finland’s eco-documentary film production, the emerging tradition of Icelandic cinema, the changing dynamics of Scandinavian porn, and many more

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A Companion to Nordic Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 632
Authors: Mette Hjort, Ursula Lindqvist
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-31 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

A Companion to Nordic Cinema presents a collection of original essays that explore one of the world’s oldest regional cinemas from its origins to the present day. Offers a comprehensive, transnational and regional account of Nordic cinema from its origins to the present day Features original contributions from more than
Introduction to Nordic Cultures
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Annika Lindskog, Jakob Stougaard-Nielsen
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-17 - Publisher: UCL Press

Introduction to Nordic Cultures is an innovative, interdisciplinary introduction to Nordic history, cultures and societies from medieval times to today. The textbook spans the whole Nordic region, covering historical periods from the Viking Age to modern society, and engages with a range of subjects: from runic inscriptions on iron rings
Nordic Film Cultures and Cinemas of Elsewhere
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Westerstahl Stenport Anna Westerstahl Stenport
Categories: Motion pictures
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-27 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

Nordic Film Cultures and Cinemas of Elsewhere introduces a new concept to Nordic film studies as well as to other small national, transnational and world cinema traditions. Examining overlooked 'elsewheres', the book presents Nordic cinemas as international, cosmopolitan, diasporic and geographically dispersed, from their beginnings in the early silent period
A Companion to Japanese Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 720
Authors: David Desser
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-04-22 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Go beyond Kurosawa and discover an up-to-date and rigorous examination of historical and modern Japanese cinema In A Companion to Japanese Cinema, distinguished cinematic researcher David Desser delivers insightful new material on a fascinating subject, ranging from the introduction and exploration of under-appreciated directors, like Uchida Tomu and Yoshimura Kozaburo,
A Companion to Australian Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 608
Authors: Felicity Collins, Jane Landman, Susan Bye
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-15 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

The first comprehensive volume of original essays on Australian screen culture in the twenty-first century. A Companion to Australian Cinema is an anthology of original essays by new and established authors on the contemporary state and future directions of a well-established national cinema. A timely intervention that challenges and expands