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Title Adjusting the lens : community and collaborative video in Mexico / edited by Freya Schiwy and Byrt Wammack Weber
Published Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 264 pages) : illustrations
Series Illuminations
Illuminations (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Contents Adjusting the lens: an introduction / Freya Schiwy and Byrt Wammack Weber -- [Re]imagining diaspora: two decades of video with a Mayan accent / Byrt Wammack Weber -- Geographies, diasporas, and communities revisited / Elías Barón Levín Rojo -- Aaroz con leche: audiovisual, poetry and the politics of everyday life / Ana Rosa Duarte Durrte -- Shaping the taraspanglish diaspora / Argelia González Hurtado -- Patron saint fiesta videos: mediatization and transnationalization between the Sierra Mixe and California / Ingrio Kummels -- Romper el cerco: an ethnography of transnational collaborative film / Livia K. Stone -- The open invitation: some notes on video activism and the politics of affect / Freya Schiwy
Summary "Adjusting the Lens offers a detailed analysis of contemporary, independent, indigenous-language audiovisual production in Mexico and in Mexican migrant communities in the United States. The contributors relate the styles and forms of collaborative and community media production to socially critical, transformative, resistant, and constitutive processes offscreen, thereby exploring the political within the context of the media." --back cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-243), filmography (pages 245-247) and index
Notes In English with some text translated from Spanish
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Subject Indigenous films -- Mexico -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Schiwy, Freya, editor
Wammack Weber, Byrt, editor
ISBN 0822982420 (electronic bk.)
9780822982425 (electronic bk.)