Positioning Art Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Geoff King
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-24 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Art cinema occupies a space in the film landscape that is accorded a particular kind of value. From films that claim the status of harsh realism to others which embody aspects of the tradition of modernism or the poetic, art cinema encompasses a variety of work from across the globe.
The Cinema of Discomfort
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Geoff King
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-10-07 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

How do we understand types of cinema that offer experiences of discomfort, awkwardness or disquieting uncertainty? This book examines a number of examples of such work at the heart of contemporary art and indie film. While the commercial mainstream tends to offer comforting viewing experiences – or moments of discomfort
Indie Cinema Online
Language: en
Pages: 186
Authors: Sarah E.S. Sinwell
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-14 - Publisher: Rutgers University Press

Indie Cinema Online investigates the changing nature of contemporary American independent cinema in an era of media convergence. Focusing on the ways in which modes of production, distribution, and exhibition are shifting with the advent of online streaming, simultaneous release strategies, and web series, this book analyzes sites such as
American Independent Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Geoff King
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-08 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The independent sector has produced many of the most distinctive films to have appeared in the US in recent decades. From 'Sex, Lies and Videotape' in the 1980s to 'The Blair Witch Project' and New Queer Cinema in the 1990s and the ultra-low budget digital video features of the 2000s,
The Cinema of Discomfort
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Geoff King
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-10-07 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

How do we understand types of cinema that offer experiences of discomfort, awkwardness or disquieting uncertainty? This book examines a number of examples of such work at the heart of contemporary art and indie film. While the commercial mainstream tends to offer comforting viewing experiences – or moments of discomfort