Latin American cinema (eBook, 2015) []
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Latin American cinema

Latin American cinema

Author: Stephen M Hart
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
From El Megano and Black God, White Devil to City of God and Babel, Latin American films have a rich history. In this concise but comprehensive account, Stephen M. Hart traces Latin American cinema from its origins in 1896 to the present day, along the way providing original views of major films and mini-biographies of major film directors. Describing the broad contours of Latin American film and its connections to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen M Hart
ISBN: 1780234031 9781780234038
OCLC Number: 920016991
Description: 1 online resource (223 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Cover; Latin American Cinema; Imprint Page; Contents; Introduction; 1. Inauspicious Beginnings (1895-1950); 2. Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano and the 'Time-image' (1951-1975); 3. Nation-image (1976-1999); 4. The Slick Grit of Contemporary Latin American Cinema (2000-2014); References; Select Directors' Biographies; Select Bibliography; Acknowledgements; Photo Acknowledgements; Index.
Responsibility: Stephen M. Hart.


This book provides a succinct and comprehensive history of Latin American cinema from its origins in 1896 to the award-winning cinema of the present day.  Read more...


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