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‘The concept of national cinema’. Research output: Contribution to journal › Article. Overview · Citation formats. Author(s). Andrew Douglas Higson. It is interesting to analyse the concept of a Nation State when you Higson points out three other issues that make national cinema complex. THE CONCEPT OF NATIONAL CINEMA BY ANDREW HIGSON. Susan Barrowclough, ‘Introduction: the dilemmas of a national cinema’, in. Barrowclough .

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Reviewed by Robert von Dassanowsky. This page was last edited on 17 Julyat Is National Cinema Mr. Regardless of the stories or styles of filmmaking the medium inherently contains a dense wealth of information about people and places through which audiences gain knowledge.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Scott MacKenzie argues that by the late s, if Canada did have a popular cinema with both avant-garde and experimental elements, that was influenced by European filmmakers such as Jean-Luc Godard and Wim Wenders.

Jean Rouch and the camera eyewitness. Most of the films shown on Canadian movie screens are US imports. UFA produced “Hetzfilme” anti-Semitic hate films and films which emphasized the “theme of heroic death.


Like other film theory or film criticism terms e. Sign in via your Institution Sign in. Simply put, a “nation’s cinema” can be attributed to the country that provided the financing for the film, the language spoken in the film, the nationalities or dress of the characters, and the setting, music, or cultural elements present in the film.

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National cinema

Sign In or Create an Account. ScreenVolume 30, Issue 4, 1 OctoberPages 36—47, https: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

You do not currently have access to this article. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. France’s national cinema includes both popular cinema and “avant-garde” films. Most users should sign in with their email address. National Identity, Canadian Clncept, and Multiculturalism.

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La mujer de Benjamin,by Carlos Carrera. A film may be considered to be part of a “national cinema” based on a number of factors. If “Canadian national cinema” is defined as the films made in Canada, then the canon of Canadian cinema foncept have to include lightweight teen-oriented fare such as MeatballsPorky’s or Death Ship Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic.


It could refer to cultural conceptt of those who make the movie and cultural background of those in the movie, of spectatorship, of spectacle. Film theory Film criticism. Rather than building the nation through celebration, the film presents problem, which contribute to a global identity and context of the nation state.

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Citing articles via Web of Science While these directors made films with “many ideological and cinematic messages”, they all shared the common element of providing an “aesthetic alternativ e to Hollywood ” films and “a break with the cultural and political traditions foncept with the Third Reich ” During the German Weimar RepublicGerman national cinema was rhe by silent and sound “Bergfilm” this translates to “mountain film”.

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French national cinema is associated with the auteur filmmakers and with a variety of specific movements.