Critical Cinema: Beyond the Theory of Practice
Year of publication: 2011
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Number of pages: 301
CDF cataloguing: E821 Publications in other languages than Czech or Slovak
Call number: E821/1149/CRI
Subject headings: filmová teorie
Critical Cinema: Beyond the Theory of Practice purges the obstructive line between the making of and the theorising on film, uniting theory and practice in order to move beyond the commercial confines of Hollywood. Opening with an introduction by Bill Nichols, one of the world's leading writers on nonfiction film, this volume features contributions by such prominent authors as Noel Burch, Laura Mulvey, Peter Wollen, Brian Winston and Patrick Fuery. Seminal filmmakers such as Peter Greenaway and Mike Figgis also contribute to the debate, making this book a critical text for students, academics, and independent filmmakers as well as for any reader interested in new perspectives on culture and film.