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  1. General Introduction to International Cinemas / World Cinemas 14 items
    These texts will help to orientate you in some of the key conceptual and critical stakes of the module.
    1. Screening world cinema: a screen reader - Catherine Grant, Annette Kuhn 2006

      Book Core Text

    2. Transnational cinema: the film reader - Elizabeth Ezra, Terry Rowden 2006

      Book Core Text

    3. World cinemas, transnational perspectives - Natasa Durovicova, Kathleen Newman, MyiLibrary 2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Core Text

    4. Queer cinema in the world - Karl Schoonover, Rosalind Galt 2016

      Book Core Text

    5. Women’s cinema, world cinema: projecting contemporary feminisms - Patricia White 2015 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Reading Duke University Press link to the source: https://www.dukeupress.edu/Womens-Cinema-World-Cinema/

    6. An accented cinema: exilic and diasporic filmmaking - Hamid Naficy c2001

      Book Recommended Reading

    7. Slow cinema - Nuno Barradas Jorge, Tiago de Luca 2015 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Reading EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS

    8. The Routledge companion to cinema and gender - Kristin Lené Hole, Dijana Jelǎa, E. Ann Kaplan, Patrice Petro 2016

      Book Core Text

    9. Queer cinema in the world - Karl Schoonover, Rosalind Galt 2016

      Book Core Text

  2. BLOCK A: Global Domesticity (Sessions 1 - 6, Francesca Hardy) 66 items
    1. Session 1 - Where is (international) cinema? 17 items
      1. A girl walks home alone at night - Ana Lily Amirpour c2015 (dvd video)

        Audio-visual document Core Text

      2. Unthinking Eurocentrism: multiculturalism and the media - Ella Shohat, Robert Stam 2014 (electronic resource)

        Book Core Text See in particular: Introduction (pp. 1 - 12) Chapter 1: 'From Eurocentrism to Polycentrism' (pp. 13 - 54) See also: Chapter 3: 'The Imperial Imaginary' (pp. 100 - 136) Chapter 5: 'Stereotype, realism and the struggle over representation' (pp. 178 - 219)

      3. Cinema and sensation: French film and the art of transgression - Martine Beugnet 2007

        Book Core Text See in particular pp. 140-9.

      4. Displaced allegories: post-revolutionary Iranian cinema - Negar Mottahedeh c2008 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Reading

      5. Politics of the body: gender in a neoliberal and neoconservative age - Alison Phipps 2014

        Book Recommended Reading See in particular: Chapter 3: 'Gender and Islam in a Neoconservative World' (pp. 49 - 75)

      6. American independent cinema: rites of passage and the crisis image - Anna Backman Rogers 2015 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Reading

      7. Iranian Cinema 5 items
        1. Close up: Iranian cinema, past, present and future - Hamid Dabashi 2001

          Book Recommended Reading

        2. Iranian cinema: a political history - Hamid Riza Sadr, Prince Claus Fund 2006 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Reading

        3. The poetics of Iranian cinema: aesthetics, modernity and film after the revolution - Khatereh Sheibani, ebrary, Inc 2011 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Reading

        4. The new Iranian cinema: politics, representation and identity - Richard Tapper, ebrary, Inc 2002 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Reading

        5. Displaced allegories: post-revolutionary Iranian cinema - Negar Mottahedeh c2008 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Reading

      8. Trouble every day - Claire Denis 2005

        Audio-visual document Recommended Reading

      9. Let the Right One In Friday, 26 Feb 2016

        Audio-visual document Recommended Reading

      10. The searchers - John Ford 27/12/2015

        Audio-visual document Recommended Reading

      11. Meek’s Cutoff (2011) 25/04/2012

        Audio-visual document Recommended Reading

    2. Session 2 - Affective voids and official silences in intercultural and intersensory cinema: Calendar 8 items
      1. Calendar - Atom Egoyan 2001 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document Core Text

      2. Atom Egoyan - Emma Wilson c2009

        Book Core Text See in particular: pp. 1 - 12 and pp. 61 - 73

      3. Atom Egoyan - Jonathan Romney 2003

        Book Core Text See in particular: Introduction (pp. 1 - 14) and Chapter 5 'Calendar' (pp. 96 - 109)

      4. Image and territory: essays on Atom Egoyan - Jennifer Lise Burwell, Monique Tschofen, ebrary, Inc 2006 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Reading

      5. The place of breath in cinema - Davina Quinlivan c2012 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Reading

      6. Audio-vision: sound on screen - Michel Chion, Claudia Gorbman 1994

        Book Recommended Reading

      7. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010) Tuesday, 14 Jun 2016

        Audio-visual document Recommended Reading

    3. Session 3 - (Un)Faithful Domesticity: Silent Light 11 items
      1. Silent light - Carlos Reygadas 2007

        Audio-visual document Core Text

      2. Realism of the senses in world cinema: the experience of physical reality - Tiago De Luca 2014

        Book Core Text See in particular: Chapter 1 'Carlos Reygadas: Cinema of the Impossible' (pp. 31 - 91)

      3. Experimental Latin American cinema: history and aesthetics - Cynthia Tompkins, ebrary, Inc 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book Core Text See in particular Chapter 11 'The Miracle of Female Bonding in Patriarchal Society' (pp. 177 - 185)

      4. Passive aggressive [editorial] - Nick James 2010

        Article Recommended Reading

      5. Slow cinema - Nuno Barradas Jorge, Tiago de Luca 2015 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Reading

      6. Pretty: film and the decorative image - Rosalind Galt, ebrary, Inc 2011 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Reading

      7. Jeanne Dielman, 23 Commerce Quay, 1080 Brussels (dvd)

        Audio-visual document Recommended Reading

      8. Le Quattro Volte - Michelangelo Frammartino 16/01/2014

        Audio-visual document Recommended Reading

      9. Meek’s Cutoff (2011) 25/04/2012

        Audio-visual document Recommended Reading

    4. Session 4 - Domestic Becomings: 52 Tuesdays 16 items
      1. 52 Tuesdays - Sophie Hyde 2015 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document Core Text

      2. Queer cinema in the world - Karl Schoonover, Rosalind Galt 2016

        Book Recommended Reading

      3. Temporality and film analysis - Matilda Mroz 2012

        Book Recommended Reading

      4. In a queer time and place: transgender bodies, subcultural lives - J. Jack Halberstam 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Reading

      5. New queer cinema: the director's cut - B. Ruby Rich 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Reading

      6. Queer cinema: the film reader - Harry M. Benshoff, Sean Griffin 2004

        Book Recommended Reading

      7. Promise of Happiness - Sara Ahmed 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Reading

      8. Queer phenomenology: orientations, objects, others - Sara Ahmed, ProQuest (Firm) 2006 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Reading

      9. Teen film: a critical introduction - Catherine Driscoll 2011 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Reading

      10. Tangerine (dvd)

        Audio-visual document Recommended Reading

      11. Boyhood 2014 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document Recommended Reading

    5. Session 5 - Globally flowing locks: Hair India 7 items
      1. Transnational documentaries: a manifesto - John Hess, Patricia R. Zimmermann 1997

        Article Core Text

      2. Introduction to documentary - Bill Nichols 2017

        Book Recommended Reading

      3. Plucked: a history of hair removal - Rebecca M. Herzig 2015

        Book Recommended Reading

      4. Tissue economies: blood, organs, and cell lines in late capitalism - Cathy Waldby, Robert Mitchell, ProQuest (Firm) 2006 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Reading

      5. Good Hair Saturday, 6 Aug 2016

        Audio-visual document Recommended Reading

    6. Session 6 - Global Eclecticism: Measures of Distance and Pumzi 7 items
      1. Dreams of a nation - Hamid Dabashi 2006

        Book Core Text See in particular: Chapter 6 'Palestinian Exilic Cinema and Film Letters’, Hamid Naficy (pp. 91 - 104)

      2. Reflections on exile: and other literary and cultural essays - Edward W. Said 2012

        Book Core Text See in particular: ‘Reflections on Exile’

      3. Political animals: the new feminist cinema - Sophie Mayer 2016

        Book Core Text See in particular: Chapter 3 'Water Rites: Ecocinema's New Earth Mothers' (pp. 45 - 62)

      4. Screening strangers: migration and diaspora in contemporary European cinema - Yosefa Loshitzky 2010

        Book Core Text See in particular: Chapter 1 'Journeys of Hope to Fortress Europe' (pp. 14 - 44)

      5. Sister outsider: essays and speeches - Audre Lorde c1984

        Book Recommended Reading

  3. BLOCK B: New Cinema, New Wave? (Sessions 7 - 12, Adam Bingham) 24 items
    1. Chinese Fifth Generation 5 items
      1. Red Sorghum (1987) Tuesday, 2 Aug 2016

        Audio-visual document Core Text

      2. Perspectives on Chinese cinema - Chris Berry 1991

        Book Core Text See in particular: Tony Rayns, ‘Breakthroughs and Setbacks’, pp. 104-113.

      3. The Chinese fifth generation directors and their films - Ming-May Jessie Chen, Mazharul Haque 2005

        Article Core Text

      4. China into film: frames of reference in contemporary Chinese cinema - Jerome Silbergeld 1999

        Book Recommended Reading See in particular: Jerome Silbergeld,m‘Ruins of a Sorghum Field, Eclipse of a Nation’, pp. 53-63.

      5. Making waves: new cinemas of the 1960s - Geoffrey Nowell-Smith 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Reading See in particular Part Two: ‘The New Cinemas’.

    2. New Taiwanese Cinema 3 items
      1. Chinese national cinema - Yingjin Zhang 2004 (electronic resource)

        Book Core Text See in particular pp. 240-249.

      2. Theorising national cinema - Valentina Vitali, Paul Willemen 2006

        Book Recommended Reading See in particular: Chris Berry, 'From National Cinema to Cinema and the National', pp. 148-157.

      3. New Taiwanese cinema in focus: moving within and beyond the frame - Flannery Wilson 2014

        Book Recommended Reading See in particular Chapter One:‘Charting the Course: Defining the Taiwanese Cinematic "tradition"'

    3. New Vietnamese Cinema 4 items
      1. At the height of summer - Tràn Anh Hung 2009 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document Core Text

      2. Contemporary Asian cinema: popular culture in a global frame - Anne Tereska Ciecko 2006

        Book Core Text See in particular: Panivong Norindr, ‘Vietnam: Chronicles of Old and New’, pp. 43-57.

      3. East-west encounters: Franco-Asian cinema and literature - Sylvie Blum-Reid 2003

        Book Recommended Reading

    4. Thai Cinema 4 items
      1. Syndromes and a century =: Sang Sattawat - Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Nantharat Sawatdikun, Čhāruchai ʻĪamʻarām, Sōphon Phūkanok 2008 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document Core Text

      2. Apichatpong Weerasethakul - James Quandt c2009

        Book Core Text See in particular: 'Syndromes and a Century’, pp. 82-103 (Core). ‘Push and Pull’, pp. 182-191 (Recommended).

      3. Ghostly desires: queer sexuality and vernacular Buddhism in contemporary Thai cinema - Arnika Fuhrmann 2016

        Book Recommended Reading See in particular Chapter Three: 'Tropical Malady'

    5. Filipino New Cinema 4 items
      1. Independencia - Raya Martin c2014 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document Core Text

      2. Contemporary Asian cinema: popular culture in a global frame - Anne Tereska Ciecko 2006

        Book Core Text See in particular: José B. Capino, ‘Philippines: Cinema and its Hybridity’, pp. 32-44.

      3. Philippine Cinema: An Historical Overview - jr. Clodualdo del Mundo 01/03/1999

        Article Recommended Reading

    6. Indonesian Independent Cinema 4 items
      1. Eliana, Eliana - Riri Riza 2007 (dvd)

        Book Core Text

      2. Contemporary Asian cinema: popular culture in a global frame - Anne Tereska Ciecko 2006

        Book Core Text See in particular: Krishna Sen, ‘Indonesia: Screening a Nation in the Post-New Order’, pp. 96-107.

      3. Indonesian cinema: national culture on screen - Karl G. Heider 1991

        Book Recommended Reading

  4. BLOCK C: Asian Cinemas: Industry, Genre and Representation 28 items
    Please note that this list may be subject to change.
    1. Posthumanism and Japanese Anime : Oshii Mamoru's Ghost in the Shell 4 items
      1. Posthumanism - Pramod K. Nayar 2014

        Book Recommended Reading

    2. China on Screen 1: Zhang Yimou's Hero 7 items
      1. Global Chinese cinema: the culture and politics of Hero - Gary D. Rawnsley, Ming-Yeh T. Rawnsley 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Reading

      2. China on screen: cinema and nation - Chris Berry, Mary Ann Farquhar, ebrary, Inc c2006 (electronic resource)

        Book Independent Research

    3. China on Screen 2: Jia Zhangke's 24 City 5 items
      1. Poetics of the real in Jia Zhangke's 24 city - Stephanie Helmelryk Donald 2014

        Article Recommended Reading

      2. Reading docufiction: Jia Zhangke's 24 city - Hsiu-Chuang Deppman 2014

        Article Recommended Reading

      3. New Chinese cinema: challenging representations - Sheila Cornelius, Ian Haydn Haydn Society of Great Britain 2002

        Book Independent Research

    4. Korean Blockbusters: Kim Jee-woon's The Good, The Bad and The Weird 5 items
      1. Storming the Big Screen: The Shiri Syndrome - Chi-Yun Shin, Julian Stringer

        Chapter Recommended Reading

    5. Films Noir in Asia: Bong Joon-ho's Memories of Murder 7 items
      1. Film Noir in Asia: Historicizing South Korean Crime Thrillers - Nikki J.Y. Lee Julian Stringer

        Chapter Core Text

      2. More than night: film noir in its contexts - James Naremore, ebrary, Inc 2008 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Reading

      3. Hong Kong neo-noir 2016

        Book Recommended Reading

      4. East Asian cinemas: exploring transnational connections on film - Leon Hunt, Wing-Fai Leung, ebrary, Inc 2008 (electronic resource)

        Book Independent Research

      5. Chinese films in focus II - Chris Berry 2008

        Book Independent Research

  5. Block D1: Cinemas of Migrancy, Border-Crossing, Postcoloniality 0 items
  6. BLOCK D2: Cinemas of the Middle East (Iran, Turkey, Israle/Palestine, Lebanon) 13 items
    Please note that this list may be subject to change.
    1. Iranian cinema and globalization: national, transnational and Islamic dimensions - Shahab Esfandiary, ebrary, Inc 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Core Text

    2. Dreams of a nation - Hamid Dabashi 2006

      Book Core Text

    3. Turkish cinema: identity, distance and belonging - Gonul Donmez-Colin, ebrary, Inc 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Core Text

    4. Welcome - Philippe Lioret, Vincent Lindon, Firat Ayverdi, Audrey Dana c2010 (dvd)

      Audio-visual document Core Text

    5. The Time That Remains 2010 (dvd)

      Audio-visual document Core Text

    6. Divine Intervention 26 May 2003 (dvd)

      Audio-visual document Core Text