Search for dissertations about: "film city"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words film city.

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Joel Frykholm; Stockholms universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; multi-reel feature film; cinema in the 1910s; early cinema; United States; film culture; Philadelphia; The Spoilers; transitional cinema; journalism; trade press; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Film; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen 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. Aesthetic Experiences of Presence Case Studies in Film Exhibition, 1896-1898

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Media Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Gert Jan Harkema; Jan Olsson; John Fullerton; Tom Gunning; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Film history; media history; early cinema; film experience; 19th century; aesthetics; presence; intermediality; phenomenology; the Netherlands; Chicago; modernity; fairground; vaudeville; Aladdin; Henri Grünkorn; Cinema Studies; filmvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study investigates viewing experiences that came with the introduction of cinema. Merging (film) history with aesthetic theory, this dissertation entails historically informed theoretical reconstructions of viewing experiences between 1896 and 1898. READ MORE

  3. 3. Figures of time : on the phenomenology of cinema and temporality

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Norstedt

    Author : Malin Wahlberg; Stockholms universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; film theory; phenomenology; aesthetic theory; temporality; duration; speed; photography; city film; documentary; experimental cinema; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Film; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Filmvetenskap; Cinema Studies; filmvetenskap;

    Abstract : Image and time represent a favored issue among theorists and practitioners in the history of cinema, where discussion is related to the ingenious machine, the new art, as well as the experience of film. Looking back on this debate, and considering recent accounts of 'time-images,' it is striking to note how the problem has always oscillated between issues of the medium specific and issues of film experience; that is, the ontology of cinema as a time-bound medium, the quality of rhythm, duration, and recorded views, and, not least, the sensory and affective impact of mediated sound-images. READ MORE

  4. 4. Space wars and the new urban imperialism

    University dissertation from Department of Social and Economic Geography, Lund University

    Author : Anders Lund Hansen; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; walking in the city; Social sciences; social change; new urban imperialism; urban governance; film; globalization; Space wars; Samhällsvetenskaper;

    Abstract : The dissertation analyzes recent urban transformations through the lens of space wars. The main focus is on investment flows in the commercial property market, changes in urban governance and changes in social geography, and how these three aspects are related. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Petersburg Text of Russian Cinema in Perestroika and Post-Perestroika Eras

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Author : Natalia Bratova; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; The myth of the city; Petersburg myth; Petersburg text; carnivalisation; Russian cinema; perestroika cinema; city in cinema; Bakhtin; Toporov;

    Abstract : In order to examine contemporary Russian cinema, this thesis has two points of departure: firstly the Petersburg myth, which is here defined as reversible or ambiguous since it includes both an eschatological and a cosmogonic aspect; and secondly, the Petersburg literary text as defined in works by Vladimir Toporov. During the twentieth century, the vitality and actuality of the Petersburg myth was questioned both in literature and in theoretical works. READ MORE