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So Many Cinemas

Author : Bhagwan Das Garga
ISBN : UOM:39015040655097
Genre : Performing Arts
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`So Many Cinemas` Is A Kaleidoscopic And Captivating Overview Of The History Of Cinema In India, Authored By The Eminent Documentary Film Maker, B D Garga, Who Is Reputed As A Pioneering Historian And Commentator Of Indian Films. The Book Has A Comprehensively Researched Text Of Over A Hundred Thousand Words, Enhanced By Touches Of Satire And Humour. It Is Sumptuously Illustrated With Over 400 Rare Photographs, Working Stills, Post Cards, Advertisements, Film Booklets And Other Film Memorabilia, Most Of Which Are From The Author`S Enviable Personal Collection.

Dslr Cinema

Author : Kurt Lancaster
ISBN : 9781136040108
Genre : ART
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Large sensor video cameras (DSLRs) offer filmmakers an affordable, high-quality image previously impossible without high-end cinema cameras. These video-capable DSLR cameras have revolutionized filmmaking, documentary production, journalism, television, and even Hollywood cinema. This book empowers the filmmaker to craft visually stunning images inexpensively. DSLR Cinema presents insight into different shooting styles and real-world tips and techniques indispensible to any DSLR filmmaker. This updated and expanded edition includes new workflows for Adobe Premier and Final Cut X-from syncing external audio settings to using the right settings. It also covers the workflow for using Technicolor's picture style, CineStyle, designed on consultation with Canon scientists. DSLR Cinema features case studies of an international cast of cutting edge DSLR shooters, including Philip Bloom, Shane Hurlbut, Bernardo Uzeda, Rii Schroer, Danfun Dennis, and many more. The films are examined in detail, exploring how each exemplifies great storytelling, exceptional visual character, and how you can push the limits of your DSLR.

A History Of The French New Wave Cinema

Author : Richard Neupert
ISBN : 9780299217037
Genre : Performing Arts
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The French New Wave cinema is arguably the most fascinating of all film movements, famous for its exuberance, daring, and avant-garde techniques. A History of the French New Wave Cinema offers a fresh look at the social, economic, and aesthetic mechanisms that shaped French film in the 1950s, as well as detailed studies of the most important New Wave movies of the late 1950s and early 1960s. Richard Neupert first tracks the precursors to New Wave cinema, showing how they provided blueprints for those who would follow. He then demonstrates that it was a core group of critics-turned-directors from the magazine Cahiers du Cinéma—especially François Truffaut, Claude Chabrol, and Jean-Luc Godard—who really revealed that filmmaking was changing forever. Later, their cohorts Eric Rohmer, Jacques Rivette, Jacques Doniol-Valcroze, and Pierre Kast continued in their own unique ways to expand the range and depth of the New Wave. In an exciting new chapter, Neupert explores the subgroup of French film practice known as the Left Bank Group, which included directors such as Alain Resnais and Agnès Varda. With the addition of this new material and an updated conclusion, Neupert presents a comprehensive review of the stunning variety of movies to come out of this important era in filmmaking.

Expanded Cinema

Author : Gene Youngblood
ISBN : UOM:39015003487611
Genre : Performing Arts
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How To Speak In Ielts

Author : Miracel Griff
Genre :
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This is perfect book for you to prepare your IELTS Speaking test. Especially if you are very busy and have little opportunity to set aside enough time and sit down for practice because speaking is very time consuming and difficult to make any progress by yourself. With this ebook, now you can prepare IELTS Speaking anytime anywhere on the go, it makes your every minute count. It is believed that the best way to improve your score is to practice, practice and practice! Do mock tests as many times as possible. This ebook can bring you the similar test experience as if you were really doing the Speaking test under such unbelievable price. Make sure you use ebook under the real test conditions. PART 1 : Introduction and interview (4 to 5 minutes) You are invited to sit down. The examiner checks your ID. The examiner tries to get you to settle down (feel relaxed), asking basic questions about your life, your background, family and so on. PART 2 : (3 to 4 minutes) The examiner gives you a card with a topic written on it. You have one minute to think about this topic and prepare what you are going to say. Then you must speak about the topic for one to two minutes. After you finish talking, the examiner could ask some follow-up questions. PART 3 : (4 to 5 minutes) The examiner engages you in a discussion about topic that has the same general theme as of Part 2 In Part 2, you have only 1 minute to think about the topic before you start speaking. Then you can speak continuously for between 1 and 2 minutes. You can then spend more time thinking about and preparing how to answer that topic better. After several iteration, your score will go up very quickly. If you are not sure about your current band level during your practice, we provide sample test for you, ranging from band 6 to band 7. Please compare to your own recording, then analyze where is your weakness and work hard to improve it. Never simply try and fail in the real test again, please use this ebook and fail yourself thousand times before it!

The Oxford Handbook Of Chinese Cinemas

Author : Carlos Rojas
ISBN : 9780199765607
Genre : History
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What does it mean for a cinematic work to be "Chinese"? Does it refer specifically to a work's subject, or does it also reflect considerations of language, ethnicity, nationality, ideology, or political orientation? Such questions make any single approach to a vast field like "Chinese cinema" difficult at best. Accordingly, The Oxford Handbook of Chinese Cinemas situates the term more broadly among various different phases, genres, and distinct national configurations, while taking care to address the consequences of grouping together so many disparate histories under a single banner. Offering both a platform for cross-disciplinary dialogue and a mapping of Chinese cinema as an expanded field, this Handbook presents thirty-three essays by leading researchers and scholars intent on yielding new insights and new analyses using three different methodologies. Chapters in Part I investigate the historical periodizations of the field through changing notions of national and political identity — all the way from the industry's beginnings in the 1920s up to its current forms in contemporary Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the global diaspora. Chapters in Part II feature studies centered on the field's taxonomical formalities, including such topics as the role of the Chinese opera in technological innovation, the political logic of the "Maoist film," and the psychoanalytic formula of the kung fu action film. Finally, in Part III, focus is given to the structural elements that comprise a work's production, distribution, and reception to reveal the broader cinematic apparatuses within which these works are positioned. Taken together, the multipronged approach supports a wider platform beyond the geopolitical and linguistic limitations in existing scholarship. Expertly edited to illustrate a representative set of up to date topics and approaches, The Oxford Handbook of Chinese Cinemas provides a vital addition to a burgeoning field still in its formative stages.

Violent Belongings

Author : Kavita Daiya
ISBN : 9781592137442
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Violent Belongingsis about the relationship between culture and violence in the modern world, exploring contemporary ethnic and gendered violence and the questions about belonging that trouble nations and nationalisms today. Kavita Daiya examines South Asian ethnic violence and related mass migration during and after 1947 through their representation in postcolonial Indian and, more broadly, global South Asian literature and culture. By reading such texts as Khushwant Singh'sTrain to Pakistanalongside Salman Rushdie'sShalimar the Clownand Jhumpa Lahiri'sThe Interpreter of Maladiesand by considering the writings of Mahatma Gandhi, Bollywood cinema, and diasporic films like Deepa Mehta'sEarth, Daiya illuminates the cultural and political negotiation of post-colonial migration, nationality, and violence in transnational public spheres.

The Modern Girl Around The World

Author : Alys Eve The Modern Girl around the World Research Group
ISBN : 9780822389194
Genre : History
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During the 1920s and 1930s, in cities from Beijing to Bombay, Tokyo to Berlin, Johannesburg to New York, the Modern Girl made her sometimes flashy, always fashionable appearance in city streets and cafes, in films, advertisements, and illustrated magazines. Modern Girls wore sexy clothes and high heels; they applied lipstick and other cosmetics. Dressed in provocative attire and in hot pursuit of romantic love, Modern Girls appeared on the surface to disregard the prescribed roles of dutiful daughter, wife, and mother. Contemporaries debated whether the Modern Girl was looking for sexual, economic, or political emancipation, or whether she was little more than an image, a hollow product of the emerging global commodity culture. The contributors to this collection track the Modern Girl as she emerged as a global phenomenon in the interwar period. Scholars of history, women’s studies, literature, and cultural studies follow the Modern Girl around the world, analyzing her manifestations in Germany, Australia, China, Japan, France, India, the United States, Russia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe. Along the way, they demonstrate how the economic structures and cultural flows that shaped a particular form of modern femininity crossed national and imperial boundaries. In so doing, they highlight the gendered dynamics of interwar processes of racial formation, showing how images and ideas of the Modern Girl were used to shore up or critique nationalist and imperial agendas. A mix of collaborative and individually authored chapters, the volume concludes with commentaries by Kathy Peiss, Miriam Silverberg, and Timothy Burke. Contributors: Davarian L. Baldwin, Tani E. Barlow, Timothy Burke, Liz Conor, Madeleine Yue Dong, Anne E. Gorsuch, Ruri Ito, Kathy Peiss, Uta G. Poiger, Priti Ramamurthy, Mary Louise Roberts, Barbara Sato, Miriam Silverberg, Lynn M. Thomas, Alys Eve Weinbaum

Contemporary World Cinema

Author : Shohini Chaudhuri
ISBN : 074861799X
Genre : Performing Arts
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A study of the burgeoning world cinema movement since the start of the 1990s.

Cinema Alchemist

Author : Roger Christian
ISBN : 1783299002
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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For the first time, Oscar-winning production designer and director Roger Christian reveals his life story, from his earliest work in the British film industry to his breakthrough contributions on such iconic science fiction masterpieces as Star Wars, Alien and his own rediscovered Black Angel. This candid biography delves into his relationships with legendary figures, as well as the secrets of his greatest work. The man who built the lightsaber finally speaks!

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