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Cinema militant

by Paul Douglas Grant | 29 July 2016
Category: Films Cinema & DVD
Synopsis
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 militant special interest groups. While this book spans the broad history of this uncharted tradition, it particularly focuses on these lesser-known figures and works and the films of Cinélutte, Les groupes medvedkine, Atelier de recherche cinématographique, Cinéthique, and the influential Marxist filmmaker Jean-Pierre Thorn. Each represent a certain tendency of this movement in French film history, offering an invaluable account of a tradition that also sought to share untold histories.
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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 militant special interest groups. While this book spans the broad history of this uncharted tradition, it particularly focuses on these lesser-known figures and works and the films of Cinélutte, Les groupes medvedkine, Atelier de recherche cinématographique, Cinéthique, and the influential Marxist filmmaker Jean-Pierre Thorn. Each represent a certain tendency of this movement in French film history, offering an invaluable account of a tradition that also sought to share untold histories.
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ISBN - 9780231176668
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Published - 29/07/2016
Categories - All, Books, Entertainment and Music, Entertainment Books, Performing Arts, All, Books, Entertainment and Music, Entertainment Books, Films Cinema & DVD
No. of Pages - 224
Weight - 496
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Page Size - 25
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
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