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Cinéma militant : political filmmaking and May 1968

Paul Douglas Grant author.


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  • Title:
    Cinéma militant : political filmmaking and May 1968
  • Author: Paul Douglas Grant author.
  • Description: Table of Contents ; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Wildcat Strikes and Wildcat Cinema in May '68: ARC; 2. Jean-Pierre Thorn: "No investigation, no right to speak" ; 3. Cinélutte: "Tout ce qui bouge est rouge" ; 4. Les groupes Medvedkine: Before and After Chris Marker ; 5. Of Theory and Peasants: Groupe Cinéthique ; Conclusion ; Notes ; Filmography; Bibliography; Index
    This history covers the filmmaking tradition often referred to as cinéma militant, which emerged in France during the events of May 1968 and flourished for a decade. While some films produced were created by established filmmakers, including Chris Marker, Jean-Luc Godard, and William Klein, others were helmed by left-wing filmmakers working in the extreme margins of French cinema. This latter group gave voice to underrepresented populations, such as undocumented immigrants (sans papiers), entry-level factory workers (ouvriers spécialisés), highly intellectual Marxist-Leninist collectives, and
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Publisher: London, England ; New York : Wallflower Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (233 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-231-85101-4
  • Subjects: Motion pictures -- Political aspects -- France; Motion pictures -- France -- History; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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