Russian Film in Contemporary Context
Ed. by Condee, Nancy / Prokhorov, Alexander / Prokhorova, Elena
Series:Film and Media Studies
Aims and Scope
Cinemasaurusexamines ninety recent films over three decades, focusing on four issues of Russia’s transition: (1) its imperial legacy, (2) the film market and new genres, (3) the dialogue with European values and hierarchies, (4) its renegotiation with state power. Its contributors include the next generation of US-Russian cinema scholars.
- 310 pages
- 45 Fig.
- Cinema;film;Russia;contemporary;movies;culture;post-Soviet;Eurasian;Kinotavr;KinoKultura;art;arthouse films;independent films;documentary;criticism;political commentary;20th century film;21st century film;film festival;Dmitrii Mamuliia;Another Sky;Aleksandr Kott;The Test;genre;comedy;horror;violence in film;cinematography;Mikhalkov;Bekmambetov;Elki;Film Symposium;film production
- Cinemasaurus will interest scholars, teachers, and students of contemporary cultural politics, especially those in media studies, Russian and Eurasian culture, and regional history. Its contributions by the next generation of cinema scholars integrate specific film tendencies into contemporary social and political events, including film-industry trends. Accessible to specialists and non-specialists.