Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 February 2018

240 Pages | 25 black and white illustrations

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474424134

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Short Films from a Small Nation

Danish Informational Cinema 1935-1965

C. Claire Thomson

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Traditions in World Cinema

  • Combines close textual analysis of a broad range of films with detailed accounts of their commissioning, production, distribution and reception in Denmark and abroad
  • Considers a broad range of genres and sub-genres, including industrial process films, public information films, art films, the city symphony, the essay film, and many more
  • Maps international networks of informational and documentary films in the post-war period
  • Explores the role of informational film in Danish cultural and political history

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