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Title Empire and film / edited by Lee Grieveson and Colin MacCabe

Publ Info London : Palgrave Macmillan on behalf of the British Film Institute, 2011
 RWU Main Library  PN1993.5.G7 E47 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 292 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Cultural histories of cinema
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents 'To take ship to India and see a naked man spearing fish in blue water': watching film to mourn the end of empire / Colin MacCabe -- Early cinematic encounters with empire. 'The captains and the kings depart': imperial departure and arrival in early cinema / Ian Christie -- Sons of our empire: shifting ideas of 'race' and the cinematic representation of imperial troops in World War I / Toby Haggith and Richard Smith -- American philanthropy and colonial film-making: the Rockefeller Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation and the birth of colonial cinema / James Burns -- The state and the origins of documentary. The cinema and the (common) wealth of nations / Lee Grieveson -- Exhibiting Africa: British instructional films and the Empire Series (1925-8) / Tom Rice -- Imperialism and internationalism: the British documentary movement and the legacy of the Empire Marketing Board / Scott Anthony -- Colonialism and the representation of space. Representing connection: a multimedia approach to colonial film, 1918-39 / David Trotter -- An 'accurate imagination': place, map and archive as spatial objects of film history / Priya Jaikumar -- Domesticating empire in the 1930s: metropole, colony, family / Julie Codell -- African experiments. The Bantu Educational Kinema Experiment and the political economy of community development / Aaron Windel -- Colonialism, visuality and the cinema: revisiting the Bantu Educational Kinema Experiment / Aboubakar Sanogo -- 'Of great use at meetings': the film-making principles of the London Missionary Society / Francis Gooding -- Paul Robeson and the cinema of empire / Charles Musser
LC subject Motion pictures -- Great Britain -- History
Imperialism in motion pictures
Add Author Grieveson, Lee, 1969-
MacCabe, Colin
British Film Institute
ISBN 9781844574223 (hbk.)
1844574229 (hbk.)
9781844574216 (pbk.)
1844574210 (pbk.)