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Author Schober, Anna, 1966-

Title The Cinema Makers : Public Life and the Exhibition of Difference in South-Eastern and Central Europe Since the 1960s
Published Bristol : Intellect, 2013
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Contents Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1: In the middle of things: city, cinema and the public sphere; 1.1. Cinema's potential for creating a public sphere; 1.2. Difference and the unfamiliar; 1.3. The subject in process: rituals, revolt and storytelling; Chapter 2: Movements and places: modern order and the cinema-squats of the 1960s; 2.1. Cinema and the modern attempt to eliminate ambivalence; 2.2. To become cinema-makers: expanded and other cinemas, the Crni Talas and OHO
2.3. Transnationality: interaction and struggle vis-à-vis official strategies2.4. Difference, privatized ambivalence and the (informal) public sphere; Chapter 3: Films and urban interventions: the rediscovery of difference since the 1960s; 3.1. The migrant guest worker: Fassbinder's interventions in the projection spaces of the imagination; 3.2. The figuration of difference as aesthetic, sexual and ethnic difference in Yugoslav cinema since the 1960s; Chapter 4: Follow-up initiatives; 4.1. Violence and humour: cinema activism in times of war
4.2. Enthusiasm and critique: cinema between flash mob, new urban transition spaces and artInterviews Cited; References; Back Cover
Summary The Cinema Makers investigates how cinema spectators in south-eastern and central European cities became cinema makers through such practices as squatting in existing cinema spaces, organizing cinema 'events', writing about film and making films themselves. Drawing on a corpus of interviews with cinema activists in Germany, Austria and the former Yugoslavia, Anna Schober compares the activities and artistic productions they staged in cities such as Vienna, Cologne, Munich, Berlin, Hamburg, Ljubljana, Belgrade, Novi Sad, Subotica, Zagreb and Sarajevo. The resulting study illuminates the differe
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Subject Motion pictures -- Production and direction -- Balkan Peninsula -- History.
Motion pictures -- Production and direction -- Europe, Central -- History.
Motion pictures -- Social aspects -- Balkan Peninsula -- History.
Motion pictures -- Social aspects -- Europe, Central -- History.
Performing arts.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1783200693 (electronic bk.)
9781783200696 (electronic bk.)