Get America on Film: Representing Race, Class, Gender, and PDF

By Harry M. Benshoff,Sean Griffin

ISBN-10: 1405170557

ISBN-13: 9781405170550

America on movie: Representing Race, classification, Gender, and Sexuality within the video clips, 2d Edition is a full of life advent to problems with range as represented in the American cinema.

  • Provides a accomplished assessment of the commercial, socio-cultural, and aesthetic components that give a contribution to cinematic representations of race, type, gender, and sexuality
  • Includes over a hundred illustrations, word list of key words, questions for dialogue, and lists for extra reading/viewing
  • Includes new case reports of a few motion pictures, together with Crash, Brokeback Mountain, and Quinceañera

Show description

Read Online or Download America on Film: Representing Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality at the Movies PDF

Similar film & video art books

Read e-book online Bad Seeds and Holy Terrors: The Child Villains of Horror PDF

Examines the complexities and contradictions that come up while the monsters within the videos are little ones. because the Fifties, youngsters have supplied a few of horror’s optimum and enduring villains, from dainty psychopath Rhoda Penmark of The undesirable Seed (1956) and spectacularly possessed Regan MacNeil of The Exorcist (1973) to psychic ghost-girl Samara of the hoop (2002) and followed terror Esther of Orphan (2009).

Download e-book for iPad: Sonatas, Screams, and Silence: Music and Sound in the Films by Alexis Luko

Sonatas, Screams, and Silence: tune and Sound within the motion pictures of Ingmar Bergman is the 1st musical exam of Bergman’s sort as an auteur filmmaker. It offers a finished exam of all 3 points (music, sound results, and voice) of Bergman’s signature soundtrack-style. via examinations of Bergman’s biographical hyperlinks to track, the position of song, sound results, silence, and voice, and Bergman’s operating equipment with sound technicians, mixers, and editors, this booklet argues that Bergman’s soundtracks are as beautifully built as his mental narratives and breathtaking cinematography.

Download e-book for iPad: Character Kings 2: Hollywood's Familiar Faces Discuss the by Scott Voisin

Personality Kings 2 maintains to ascertain the careers of the busiest males in Hollywood, that includes 15 all-new interviews with the industry's so much recognizable actors. choked with behind-the-scenes anecdotes concerning the making of films and television exhibits, how to organize for auditions, the recommendations that deliver a personality to lifestyles and the secrets and techniques to incomes a residing in a hugely aggressive undefined, personality Kings 2 deals extra instructive classes concerning the artwork and company of appearing.

Download e-book for iPad: Sergei Prokofiev's Alexander Nevsky (The Oxford Keynotes by Kevin Bartig

Upon its leading in July 1938 in the course of a time of emerging pressure among the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany, Sergei Eisenstein's epic movie Alexander Nevsky-with a rating by means of preeminent composer Sergei Prokofiev-was commonly lauded by means of Soviet critics and audiences. The ranking, which Prokofiev might organize as a separate cantata the subsequent yr, approximates the film's narrative, depicting the Proto-Russian voters of Novgorod's heroic victory over the invading Teutonic Knights.

Extra resources for America on Film: Representing Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality at the Movies

Example text

Download PDF sample

America on Film: Representing Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality at the Movies by Harry M. Benshoff,Sean Griffin


by Richard
4.4

Rated 4.52 of 5 – based on 31 votes