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A Dictionary of Film Studies (Oxford Paperback Reference)


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ISBN13: 9780199587261
ISBN10: 0199587264
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This authoritative dictionary features more than 500 detailed entries covering all aspects of film studies, including terms, concepts, debates, and movements in film theory and criticism, national, international and transnational cinemas, film history, film movements and genres, film industry organizations and practices, and key technical terms and concepts. Most entries also feature recommendations for further reading and a large number have web links which are regularly updated on a companion website. The dictionary is international in its approach, covering national cinemas, genres, and film movements from around the world. The most up-to-date dictionary of its kind available, this is a must-have for all students of film studies.

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Annette Kuhn is Senior Professorial Fellow in Film Studies at Queen Mary, University of London. Guy Westwell is Senior Lecturer and Director of Taught Program in Film Studies at Queen Mary, University of London.

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iraklimakharadze, September 16, 2013 (view all comments by iraklimakharadze)
By the words of authors of Dictionary of film studies (Oxford university press) film business in Georgia began in 1923,I have no idea from who gave them such information, because in reality Georgian film production began at nearly the same time as European cinema. As far back in 1910-11 cameramen Alexander Dighmelov (Diugmelashvili) made such chronicles as: The First Aero Flight of Vasiliev, Utochkin and Qeburia, Spring Horse Races in Tbilisi, Tbilisi Botanical Garden, Georgian Wrestling and more.
For many historians and scholars Robert J. Flaherty's Nanook of the North (1922), considered to be the first full-length documentary, but ten years before in 1912, Georgian cameraman Vasil Amashukeli made a film The Journey of Akaki Tsereteli in Racha-Lechkhumi about Georgian poet Akaki Tsereteli’s historic journey to the country’s western regions. Unfortunately, such an important fact from the history of cinema, even nowadays, is totally unknown for the film community. I tried to found mentioning about this film in professional literature and found only one note in Historical Dictionary of Russian and Soviet Cinema by Peter Rollberg, 2009, Scarecrow Press, p. XXiV
Authors don’t even mention Alexander Tsutsunava - great film director who shot first full-range feature film Kristine in 1916.
Also Arsena Jorjiashvili' made by Ivane Perestiani in 1921.
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Kuhn, Annette
Oxford University Press, USA
Westwell, Guy
Film - Reference
Film, Media, & Performing Arts | Film Studies
Reference - General
Film and Television-Reference
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