Latin American Women Filmmakers

Editor/Author Martin, Deborah and Shaw, Deborah
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: I.B. Tauris

Single-User Purchase Price: $99.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $148.50
ISBN: 978-1-78-672172-3
Category: Arts & Leisure - Film & Television
Image Count: 18
Book Status: Available
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This book will allow scholars and students of Latin American cinema and culture, as well as industry professionals, a deeper understanding of the emergence and impact of the filmmakers and their work, which has particular relevance for contemporary debates on feminism.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Illustrations
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Acknowledgements
  • Preface: Performing the Impossible in Plain Sight - B. Ruby Rich
  • Introduction - Deborah Martin and Deborah Shaw
  • I INDUSTRIAL CONTEXTS
  • 1 Beyond Difference: Female Participation in the Brazilian Film Revival of the 1990s - Lúcia Nagib
  • 2 Through Female Eyes: Reframing Peru on Screen - Sarah Barrow
  • 3 Parando la olla documental: Women and Contemporary Chilean Documentary Film - Claudia Bossay and María-Paz Peirano
  • II REPRESENTATIONS
  • 4 Beyond the Spitfire: Re-visioning Latinas in Sylvia Morales’ A Crushing Love (2009) - Catherine Leen
  • 5 Intimacy and Distance – Domestic Servants in Latin American Women's Cinema: La mujer sin cabeza and El niño pez /The Fish Child - Deborah Shaw
  • 6 Women's Filmmaking and Comedy in Brazil: Anna Muylaert's Durval Discos (2002) and É Proibido Fumar (2009) - Leslie L. Marsh
  • 7 Young Women at the Margins: Discourses on Exclusion in Two Films by Solveig Hoogesteijn - Constanza Burucúa
  • III KEY AGENTS
  • 8 Re-Framing Mexican Women's Filmmaking: The Case of Marcela Fernández Violante - Niamh Thornton
  • 9 Bertha Navarro and the Remapping of Latin American Cinema: Markets, Aesthetics, Cultural Politics - Marvin D'Lugo
  • 10 Planeta ciénaga: Lucrecia Martel and Contemporary Argentine Women's Filmmaking - Deborah Martin