Remembering The Occupation In French Film

Author: L. Hewitt
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 0230612105
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When collective memory is a source of national debate, the public representation of history quickly becomes a locus of controversy and ideological struggle. This work shows how French film has allowed for a public airing of current concerns through the lens of memory's recreations of the Occupation.
Remembering the Occupation in French film
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: L. Hewitt
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-02-18 - Publisher: Springer

When collective memory is a source of national debate, the public representation of history quickly becomes a locus of controversy and ideological struggle. This work shows how French film has allowed for a public airing of current concerns through the lens of memory's recreations of the Occupation.
The Legacy of World War II in European Arthouse Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 237
Authors: Samm Deighan
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-08 - Publisher: McFarland

World War II irrevocably shaped culture--and much of cinema--in the 20th century, thanks to its devastating, global impact that changed the way we think about and portray war. This book focuses on European war films made about the war between 1945 and 1985 in countries that were occupied or invaded
Studying French Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Isabelle Vanderschelden
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-08-05 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Adopting a textual approach, with an emphasis on recent popular films, Studying French Cinema is geared toward nonspecialists studying French and film studies, as well as the general reader who might be interested in postwar French cinema. Each chapter focuses on one or more key films, from the groundbreaking output
Women in European Holocaust Films
Language: en
Pages: 278
Authors: Ingrid Lewis
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-19 - Publisher: Springer

This book considers how women’s experiences have been treated in films dealing with Nazi persecution. Focusing on fiction films made in Europe between 1945 and the present, this study explores dominant discourses on and cinematic representation of women as perpetrators, victims and resisters. Ingrid Lewis contends that European Holocaust Cinema
Representing ethnicity in contemporary French visual culture
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Joseph McGonagle
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-03 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

The issue of ethnicity in France, and how ethnicities are represented there visually, remain one of the most important and polemical aspects of French post-colonial politics and society. Troubling visions is the first book to analyse how a range of different ethnicities have been represented across contemporary French visual culture.