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Forthcoming World Cinema Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 33 forthcoming new books in the subject of World Cinema — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Spaces of the Cinematic Home

    Behind the Screen Door

    Edited by Eleanor Andrews, Stella Hockenhull, Fran Pheasant-Kelly

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    This book examines the ways in which the house appears in films and the modes by which it moves beyond being merely a backdrop for action. Specifically, it explores the ways that domestic spaces carry inherent connotations that filmmakers exploit to enhance meanings and pleasures within film....

    To Be Published August 7th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The 1970s and its Legacies in India's Cinemas

    Edited by Priya Joshi, Rajinder Dudrah

    The 1970s was a pivotal decade in the Indian social, cultural, political and economic landscape: the global oil crisis, wars with China and Pakistan in the previous decade, the Bangladesh war of 1971, labour and food shortages, widespread political corruption, and the declaration of the state of...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Film Censorship in the Asia-Pacific Region

    Malaysia, Hong Kong and Australia Compared

    By Saw Tiong Guan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    Film censorship has always been a controversial matter, particularly in jurisdictions with restrictive state-based censorship systems. This book reviews the film censorship system in the Asia-Pacific by comparing the systems used in Malaysia, Hong Kong and Australia. It identifies the key issues...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Fairy-Tale Films Beyond Disney

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Jack Zipes, Pauline Greenhill, Kendra Magnus-Johnston

    The fairy tale has become one of the dominant cultural forms and genres internationally, thanks in large part to its many manifestations on screen. Yet the history and relevance of the fairy-tale film have largely been neglected. In this follow-up to Jack Zipes’s award-winning book The Enchanted...

    To Be Published September 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Environmental Ethics and Film

    By Pat Brereton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

    Environmental ethics presents and defends a systematic and comprehensive account of the moral relation between human beings and their natural environment and assumes that human behaviour toward the natural world can and is governed by moral norms. In contemporary society, film has provided a...

    To Be Published September 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Bollywood and Globalization

    The Global Power of Popular Hindi Cinema

    Edited by David J. Schaefer, Kavita Karan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The field of Bollywood studies has remained predominantly critical, theoretical and historical in focus. This book brings together qualitative and quantitative approaches to tackle empirical questions focusing on the relationship between soft power, hybridity, cinematic texts, and audiences....

    To Be Published September 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Hindi Cinema

    Repeating the Subject

    By Nandini Bhattacharya

    Series: Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

    Hindi Cinema is full of instances of repetition of themes, narratives, plots and characters. By looking at 60 years of Hindi cinema, this book focuses on the phenomenon as a crucial thematic and formal code that is problematic when representing the national and cinematic subject. It reflects on the...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Mobility and Migration in Film and Moving Image Art

    Expanded Cinema Beyond Europe

    By Nilgün Bayraktar

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    This book examines cinematic/artistic representations of transnational journeys and border-crossings of various kinds in Europe, underscoring recent crosspollinations between cinema and art. Drawing on recent theories of transnational cinema, moving image media, and mobilities, Bayraktar provides...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Middle Class in Emerging Societies

    Consumers, Lifestyles and Markets

    Edited by Leslie L. Marsh, Hongmei Li

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This volume examines the discursive construction of the meanings and lifestyle practices of the middle class in the rapidly transforming economies of Asia, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East, focusing on the social, political and cultural implications at local and global levels. While...

    To Be Published November 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Rashomon Effects

    Kurosawa, Rashomon and Their Legacies

    Edited by Blair Davis, Robert Anderson, Jan Walls

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    Akira Kurosawa is arguably known as the director who opened up Japanese film to Western audiences, and following his death in 1998, a process of reflection has begun about his life’s work as a whole and its legacy to cinema. Kurosawa’s 1950 film Rashomon has become one of the best-known Japanese...

    To Be Published November 18th 2015 by Routledge