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Published: 06 December 2012

288 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719083570

Bookseller Code (06)

Hispanic and Lusophone women filmmakers

Theory, practice and difference

Parvati Nair and Julián Daniel Gutiérrez-Albilla

Published by Manchester University Press

  • This book is the first critical, historical and theoretical study of women's filmmaking in the specified contexts of Spanish, Latin American and Chicano cinema
  • Working at a transnational and interdisciplinary level, this volume covers Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American cinema ranging from films made during the 1930s to more recent film practices by women
  • Focuses on the intersections of gender, film and culture within modern and postmodern capitalist and patriarchal societies, and picks apart the discontents and vicissitudes within historical and ideological conjuncture
  • Brilliant collection of essays which will be seen as a benchmark of film criticism
  • With contributors from four continents, it can lay claim to a comprehensive overview

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