By Tim Cresswell, Heather Norris Nicholson
Engaging Film is an inventive, interdisciplinary quantity that explores the engagements between movie, house, and identification and contours a piece at the use of movies within the school room as a severe pedagogical software. concentrating on anti-essentialist topics in motion pictures and movie creation, this ebook examines how social and spatial identities are produced (or dissolved) in motion pictures and the way mobility is used to create assorted studies of time and area. From renowned videos resembling "Pulp Fiction," "Bulworth," "Terminator 2," and "The Crying video game" to domestic videos and avant-garde movies, the analyses and educating tools during this assortment will interact scholars and researchers in movie and media reports, cultural geography, social concept, and cultural reviews.
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