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Published: 01 March 2020

224 Pages | 17

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474444538

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ReFocus: The Films of Pedro Costa

Producing and Consuming Contemporary Art Cinema

Nuno Barradas Jorge

Published by Edinburgh University Press


  • The first English-language scholarly monograph dedicated to filmmaker Pedro Costa, covering all his feature and short length films, as well as video installation works to date
  • Investigates the cultural, industrial and economic contexts from which Costa's working practices emerged
  • Offers a contextualisation of Costa's filmmaking under different settings and practices including, among others, Portuguese national cinema and European film production, the use of digital video, the international film festival circuit, and the current synergies between cinema and art gallery production and exhibition practices
  • Provides a fresh critical analysis on the nuanced and multifaceted production and consumption mechanisms taking place in contemporary art cinema

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