The invisibilities of political torture : visual evidence in US and Chilean cinema and television (eBook, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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The invisibilities of political torture : visual evidence in US and Chilean cinema and television

Author: Berenike Jung
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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''Academic work on the subject of torture tends to mirror public debates on its presumed utility, to focus on its historically ?correct? representation or on profilmic structures of identification. This book moves beyond these ideologically charged questions to explore how contemporary films have responded to a growing popular distrust in visual evidence when referencing factual cases of torture. Two cases studies -  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Livres numériques
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Jung, Berenike.
Invisibilities of political torture.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2020]
(OCoLC)1180156091
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Berenike Jung
ISBN: 1474436994 9781474436991 9781474437011 147443701X
OCLC Number: 1183395414
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (vii, 240 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Visible torture: the case of Zero Dark Thirty --
Witnessing torture, and mediated witnessing in war-on-terror films --
Television torture, made in the USA --
Television torture, made in Chile --
Negotiating evidence --
The presence of absence in contemporary Chilean cinema --
The politics of realism in Chilean cinema --
Cinema as poetic archive.
Responsibility: Berenike Jung.

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By casting a wider net on the definition of torture, the author promotes a radical, theoretical reframing of our concept of torture and suggests that audiovisual products can help broaden our  Read more...

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