Border Visions: Identity and Diaspora in Film by Jakub Kazecki,Karen A. Ritzenhoff,Cynthia J. Miller

By Jakub Kazecki,Karen A. Ritzenhoff,Cynthia J. Miller

Over the final a number of a long time, the bounds of languages and nationwide and ethnic identities were moving, changing the thought of borders worldwide. Borderland components, corresponding to East and West Europe, the US/Mexican frontera, and the center East, function areas of cultural move and alternate, in addition to arenas of violent clash and segregation. As groups world wide merge throughout nationwide borders, new multi-ethnic and multicultural international locations became ever extra common.

Border Visions: identification and Diaspora in Film bargains an summary of world cinema that addresses borders as areas of hybridity and alter. during this choice of essays, individuals learn how cinema portrays conceptions of borderlands knowledgeable by means of wisdom, politics, artwork, reminiscence, and lived event, and the way those buildings give a contribution to a altering international group. those essays study a number of foreign function movies and documentaries that concentrate on the lives, cultures, and politics of borderlands. The essays speak about the ways that conflicts and their resolutions take place in borderlands and the way they're portrayed on movie. the amount will pay unique realization to modern Europe, the place the subject of transferring border identities is among the major using forces within the techniques of eu unification.

Among the filmmakers whose paintings is mentioned during this quantity are Fatih Akin, Montxo Armendàriz, Cary Fukunaga, Christoph Hochhäusler, Holger Jancke, Emir Kusturica, Laila Pakalnina, Alex Rivera, Larissa Shepitko, Andrea Staka, Elia Suleiman, and István Szabó. an important contribution to the discussion on international cinema, Border Visions will be of curiosity to scholars and students of movie, but additionally to students in border reports, gender stories, sociology, and political science.

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