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Silencing cinema : film censorship around the world

Silencing cinema : film censorship around the world

Author: Daniël Biltereyst; Roel Vande Winkel
Publisher: New York, New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Series: Global cinema.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
The first of its kind, Silencing Cinema brings together the key issues and authors in the field of film censorship research. Approaching censorship as a necessary mediating factor in discourses that govern the film industry and film culture allows for a discussion of cases of censorship that escape some of the more narrowly moralistic (or overly progressive) studies. Including essays by some of the best-known film  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Silencing cinema
(DLC) 2012046505
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniël Biltereyst; Roel Vande Winkel
ISBN: 9781137061980 1137061987 9780230340800 0230340806 9780230340817 0230340814
OCLC Number: 834127807
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Silencing cinema: an introduction / Daniel Biltereyst and Roel Vande Winkel --
Censorship, regulation and hegemony. All the power of the law: governmental film censorship in the United States / Laura Wittern-Keller --
American morality is not to be trifled with: content regulation in Hollywood after 1968 / Jon Lewis --
When cinema faces social values: one hundred years of film censorship in Canada / Pierre Véronneau --
Inquisition shadows: politics, religion, diplomacy and ideology in Mexican film censorship / Francisco M. Peredo-Castro --
Control, continuity and change. Film censorship in Germany: continuity and changes through five political systems / Martin Loiperdinger --
Seeing red: political control of cinema in the Soviet Union / Richard Taylor --
Prohibition, politics and nation building: a history of film censorship in China / Zhiwei Xiao --
Film censorship during the golden era of Turkish cinema / Dilek Kaya Mutlu --
Colonialism, legacy and policies. The censor and the state in Great Britain / Julian Petley --
British colonial censorship regimes: Hong Kong, Straits settlements and Shanghai International Settlement, 1916-1941 / David Newman --
"We do not certify backwards": film censorship in post-colonial India / Nandane Bose --
Irish film censorship: refusing the fractured family of foreign films / Kevin Rockett --
Censorship multiplicity, moral regulation and experiences. Nollywood, Kannywood and a decade of Hausa film censorship in Nigeria / Carmen McCain --
The legion of decency and the movies / Gregory D. Black --
Blessed cinema: state and Catholic censorship in post-war Italy / Daniela Treveri Gennari --
Film censorship in a liberal free market democracy: strategies of film control and audience's experiences of censorship in Belgium / Daniel Biltereyst.
Series Title: Global cinema.
Responsibility: edited by Daniel Biltereyst and Roel Vande Winkel.


Oppression by censorship affects the film industry far more frequently than any other mass media. Including essays by leading film historians, the book offers groundbreaking historical research on  Read more...


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"This is an excellent book with a wide-ranging group of essays covering film censorship on a global scale . . . Compelling, revealing, and passionate, this is a book that demands attention. Summing Read more...

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