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Published: 01 November 2019

320 Pages | 45

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474438056

Bookseller Code (06)

Nordic Film Cultures and Cinemas of Elsewhere

Edited by Anna Westerstahl Stenport and Arne Lunde

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Traditions in World Cinema

  • Introduces the concept of "Elsewheres" and "Cinemas of Elsewhere" - of value for many small national film cultures
  • Promotes an understanding of Scandinavian cinemas as world cinemas
  • Examines overlooked and little-known aspects of how Nordic cinemas have been funded, produced, circulated, received, appropriated and re-imagined outside of Scandinavia
  • Addresses cinemas of exile, diaspora, migration, emigration and immigration
  • Integrates examples of early and silent cinema, popular cinema, art cinema, documentary, shorts, experimental film, expanded media, the avant-garde, video art, music videos, ethnography, television and digital representation
  • Engages with questions of colonialism, gender, multi-lingualism, inter- and cross-cultural representation, film practice in the diaspora and visual anthropology
  • Engages with Indigenous cinemas of the North

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