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A Companion to Nordic Cinema

Hjort, Mette / Lindqvist, Ursula

CNCZ - The Wiley-Blackwell Companions to National Cinemas


1. Auflage September 2020
608 Seiten, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-23910-9
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A Companion to Nordic Cinema presents a collection of original essays that explore one of the world's oldest regional cinemas from its origins to the present day.
* Offers a comprehensive, transnational and regional account of Nordic cinema from its origins to the present day
* Features original contributions from more than two dozen international film scholars based in the Nordic countries, the United States, Canada, Scotland, and Hong Kong
* Covers a wide range of topics on the distinctive evolution of Nordic cinema including the silent Golden Age, Nordic film policy models and their influence, audiences and cinephilia, Nordic film training, and indigenous Sámi cinema.
* Considers Nordic cinema's engagement with global audiences through coverage of such topics as Dogme 95, the avant-garde filmmaking movement begun by Danish directors Lars von Trier and Thomas Vinterberg, and the global marketing and distribution of Nordic horror and Nordic noir
* Offers fresh investigations of the work of global auteurs such as Carl Th. Dreyer, Ingmar Bergman, Lars von Trier, Aki Kaurismäki, and Roy Andersson.
* Includes essays on Danish and Swedish television dramas, Finland's eco-documentary film production, the emerging tradition of Icelandic cinema, the changing dynamics of Scandinavian porn, and many more

Mette Hjort is Professor of Film Studies at the University of Copenhagen, Affiliate Professor of Visual Studies at Lingnan University in Hong Kong, China, and Affiliate Professor of Scandinavian Studies at the University of Washington, Seattle. Her publications include The Strategy of Letters, Small Nation, Global Cinema, Lone Scherfig&'s 'Italian for Beginners', and a series of interview books: The Danish Directors (with Ib Bondebjerg, 2001), The Danish Directors 2 (with Eva Jørholt and Eva Novrup Redvall, 2010), and The Danish Directors 3 (with Ib Bondebjerg and Eva Novrup Redvall, 2014).

Ursula Lindqvist is Assistant Professor of Scandinavian Studies and Film and Media Studies at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota, USA. She is the author of Roy Andersson's Songs from the Second Floor: Contemplating the Art of Existence, and co-editor, with Jenny Björklund, of New Dimensions of Diversity in Nordic Culture and Society. Her articles have appeared in PMLA, Modernism/Modernity, Space and Culture: International Journal of Social Spaces, African and Black Diaspora, and a special issue of Scandinavian-Canadian Studies devoted to Nordic cinema.

M. Hjort, Lingnan University, Hong Kong; U. Lindqvist, Harvard University, USA