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Author Andersson, Johan (Johan Carl Alfred)

Title Global Cinematic Cities : New Landscapes of Film and Media
Published London : Columbia University Press, 2016
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Contents Table of Contents ; Notes on Contributors; Introduction: Decentring the Cinematic City-Film and Media in the Digital Age; Part 1: Transnational Screen Cities ; 1. In the City but Not Bounded by It: Cinema in the Global, the Generic and the Cluster City, by Thomas Elsaesser; 2. Traversing the Øresund: the Transnational Urban Region in Bron/Broen, by Pei-Sze Chow ; 3. Neoliberalism, Nollywood, and Lagos, by Jonathan Haynes ; Part 2: Global City Imaginaries ; 4. New Urban and Media Ecologies in Contemporary Buenos Aires, by Joanna Page
10. Interstitial Cityspace and the Immigrant Experience in Contemporary French Cinema, by William Higbee 11. Seoul, Busan and Somewhere Near: Korean Gangster Noir and Social Immobility, by Jinhee Choi ; 12. Chase Sequences and Transport Infrastructure in Global Hollywood Spy Films, by Christian B. Long ; Index
5. When Harry Met Siri: Digital Romcom and the Global City in Spike Jonze's Her, by Lawrence Webb 6. Cinephilia and the City: the Politics of Place in Contemporary Bengali Cinema, by Malini Guha ; Part 3: Public Screens and New Media Landscapes ; 7. Screen Cultures and the 'Generic City': Public Screens in Cairo and Shanghai, by Chris Berry ; 8. The City as Found Footage: the Reassemblage of Chinese Urban Space, by Yomi Braester ; 9. Remediating the 'Other Half': Planet Slum as Transmedia Project, by Igor Krstić ; Part 4: New Narrative Topographies
Summary Capturing a rapidly transforming urban world, this collection investigates the emerging dynamics between filmmaking and urban change on a global scale. It surveys film, media and screen cultures in Buenos Aires, Beijing, Berlin, Cairo, Copenhagen, Delhi, Kolkata, Lagos, Los Angeles, Malmö, Manila, Paris, Rome, and Shanghai. Drawing on work in film and urban studies, the volume innovatively rethinks the #x93;cinematic city" and argues for its ongoing relevance. Film festivals, transnational production, public screens, media ecologies, nostalgia, cinephilia, infrastructure, and informal economies il
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Form Electronic book
Author Webb, Lawrence.
ISBN 0231850999