Search for dissertations about: "Film Studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 587 swedish dissertations containing the words Film Studies.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Locating Inter-Scandinavian Silent Film Culture : Connections, Contentions, Configurations

    Author : Anne Bachmann; Jan Olsson; Mark Sandberg; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; film history; silent film; Scandinavia; transnational film; film discourse; location; censorship; film adaptation; Cinema Studies; filmvetenskap;

    Abstract : The thesis revisits film and film-culture history in Sweden, Denmark and Norway with a view to discourses and practices of the inter- and trans-Scandinavian in the silent era. Excluding the earliest films, but including the transition to synchronised sound, it covers the period of the 1900s to 1930 with emphasis on the 1910s and 1920s. READ MORE

  3. 3. Early Discourses on Colour and Cinema : Origins, Functions, Meanings

    Author : Eirik Frisvold Hanssen; Astrid Söderbergh Widding; Eva Jørholt; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; colour film; film history; film theory; film technology; film aesthetics; indexicality; intermediality; colour and sound; catalogue; Kinemacolor; Sergei M. Eisenstein; Film; Filmvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a historical and theoretical study of a number of discourses examining colour and cinema during the period 1909 to 1935 (trade press, film reviews, publications on film technology, manuals, catalogues and theoretical texts from the era). In this study, colour in cinema is considered as producing a number of aesthetic and representational questions which are contextualised historically; problems and qualities specifically associated with colour film are examined in terms of an interrelationship between historical, technical, industrial, and stylistic factors, as well as specific contemporary conceptions of cinema. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. The Untimely-Image : On Contours of the New in Political Film-Thinking

    Author : Jakob Nilsson; Astrid Söderbergh-Widding; Tom Conley; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; Film-thinking; film-philosophy; political film; the untimely; Deleuze; The Wire; Badiou; Jameson; the new; novelty; advanced capitalism; cognitive mapping; blackness; Greek tragedy; aesthetics; Cinema Studies; filmvetenskap; film-thinking;

    Abstract : This study creates and develops a concept called the untimely-image including two sub-concepts called contours of the new and the untimely-site. The untimely-image concerns the clearing for and the expression of figures of “potential” in thought in the form of moving-images. READ MORE