Search for dissertations about: "Cinema Studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 swedish dissertations containing the words Cinema Studies.

  1. 1. Trans Cinema and Its Exit Scapes : A Transfeminist Reading of Utopian Sensibility and Gender Dissidence in Contemporary Film

    Author : Wibke Straube; Cecilia Åsberg; Nina Lykke; Lann Hornscheidt; Susan Stryker; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Transgender studies; transfeminism; queer; gender; feminism; multisensorial cinema; haptic spectatorship; touch; hearing; seeing; exit scapes; sensible cinematic intra-activity; Trans Cinema; visual cultural studies; film theory; Transstudier; transfeminism; queer; genus; feminism; multisensorisk film; haptic spectatorship; beröring känsel; hörsel; seende; exit scapes; sensible cinematic intra-activity; trans cinema; visuella kulturstudier; filmteori;

    Abstract : Trans Cinema and its Exit Scapes offers a critical and creative intervention into cultural representations of gendered body dissidence in contemporary film. The study argues for the possibility of finding spaces of “disidentification”, so-called “exit scapes” within the films. READ MORE

  2. 2. Blurring the Colonial Binary : Turn-of-the-Century Transnational Entertainment in Southeast Asia

    Author : Nadi Tofighian; John Fullerton; Charles Musser; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; colonial history; early cinema; film history; distribution; transnational networks; entertainment culture; Southeast Asia; Singapore; postcolonial theory; colonial discourse; ethnicity; race; whiteness; Cinema Studies; filmvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines and writes the early history of distribution and exhibition of moving images in Southeast Asia by observing the intersection of transnational itinerant entertainment and colonialism. It is a cultural history of turn-of-the-century Southeast Asia, and focuses on the movement of films, people, and amusements across oceans and national borders. READ MORE

  3. 3. Understanding cinema : constructivism and spectator psychology

    Author : Per Persson; Murry S. Smith; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Cinema Studies; filmvetenskap;

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  4. 4. Framing the Feature Film : Multi-Reel Feature Film and American Film Culture in the 1910s

    Author : Joel Frykholm; Jan Olsson; Richard Abel; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; multi-reel feature film; cinema in the 1910s; early cinema; United States; film culture; Philadelphia; The Spoilers; transitional cinema; journalism; trade press; Film; Filmvetenskap; Cinema Studies; filmvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation addresses the breakthrough of the multi-reel feature film in the United States, and the significance of this process within the wider context of the American film industry and culture in the 1910s. The purpose is to provide a new, and more comprehensive analytical framing of the topic, and to enhance our understanding of how a new central commodity, i. READ MORE

  5. 5. Chinatown Film Culture : The Appearance of Cinema in San Francisco’s Chinese Neighborhood, 1906-1915

    Author : Kim Khavar Fahlstedt; Jan Olsson; Gregory Waller; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Film history; early cinema; local film history; Chinese-American history; transnational cinema; orientalism; urban studies; San Francisco; Chinatown; Sid Grauman; Cinema Studies; filmvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study investigates film culture in San Francisco's Chinatown between the years 1906 and 1915. While Chinatowns have figured in several studies of representation in classical Hollywood cinema, it has rarely been approached as a place where film culture actually happened. READ MORE