Film Video Art

Download Avant-garde to New Wave: Czechoslovak Cinema, Surrealism and by Jonathan L. Owen PDF

By Jonathan L. Owen

The cultural liberalization of communist Czechoslovakia within the Nineteen Sixties produced many creative accomplishments, now not least the prestigious motion pictures of the Czech New Wave. This move observed filmmakers use their new freedom to interact with traditions of the avant-garde, in particular Surrealism. This booklet explores the avant-garde's impression over the recent Wave and considers the political implications of that impression. The shut research of chosen movies, starting from the Oscar-winning Closely saw Trains to the aesthetically difficult Daisies, is contextualized through an account of the Czech avant-garde and a dialogue of the flicks' fast cultural and political background.

Show description

Read or Download Avant-garde to New Wave: Czechoslovak Cinema, Surrealism and the Sixties PDF

Best film & video art books

Filming the Fantastic: A Guide to Visual Effects Cinematography: A Guide to Visual Effects Cinematography

Do not waste necessary time and finances solving your photos in put up! Shoot the results you will want successfully and creatively the 1st time. This full-color step-by step advisor to visible results cinematography empowers you to devise out and execute visible results photographs on the cheap, with out falling into the typical pitfall of utilizing high-end special effects to "fix it in post,?

Irene Manning: The Rebellious Prima Donna

Who was once Irene Manning? She was once a stunning, gifted, wilful, and rebellious girl who played in each box of leisure . inside of this musical biography is published her thirty-two yr friendship with the writer, Gene Arceri. She educated for Grand Opera, yet grew to become a celebrity in musical comedy on Broadway, London and movies, starring contrary James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, and Dennis Morgan.

Teaching Transnational Cinema: Politics and Pedagogy (AFI Film Readers)

This choice of essays deals a pioneering research of the political and conceptual complexities of educating transnational cinema in college study rooms around the globe. of their exploration of quite a lot of movies from diversified nationwide and neighborhood contexts, individuals consider the sensible and pedagogical demanding situations of training approximately immigrant identities, transnational encounters, foreignness, cosmopolitanism and citizenship, terrorism, border politics, legality and race.

American Stranger: Modernisms, Hollywood, and the Cinema of Nicholas Ray (SUNY series, Horizons of Cinema)

Reconstructs how Ray turned a “rebel auteur” in cinema tradition. How does cinema tradition think one in all its favourite figures, the insurgent? The acceptance of the yankee director Nicholas Ray presents a very striking instance. most renowned for insurgent with out a reason, Ray has for the reason that been canonized as a “rebel auteur” and celebrated for looking a private imaginative and prescient and signature kind lower than the economic pressures of Classical Hollywood in the course of its overdue studio interval.

Extra info for Avant-garde to New Wave: Czechoslovak Cinema, Surrealism and the Sixties

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.29 of 5 – based on 38 votes