The Gendered Screen: Canadian Women Filmmakers (Film and Media Studies)

The Gendered Screen: Canadian Women Filmmakers (Film and Media Studies)


This ebook is the 1st significant examine of Canadian ladies filmmakers because the groundbreaking Gendering the Nation (1999). The Gendered Screen updates the topic with discussions of vital filmmakers resembling Deepa Mehta, Anne Wheeler, Mina Shum, Lynne Stopkewich, Léa Pool, and Patricia Rozema, whose careers have produced significant our bodies of labor. It additionally introduces serious experiences of more moderen filmmakers equivalent to Andrea Dorfman and Sylvia Hamilton and new media video artists.

Feminist students are re-examining the ways that authorship, nationality, and gender interconnect. participants to this quantity emphasize a various feminist examine of movie that's open, inclusive, and self-critical. problems with hybridity and transnationality in addition to race and sexual orientation problem older sorts of discourse on nationwide cinema. Essays tackle the transnational filmmaker, the queer filmmaker, the feminist filmmaker, the documentarist, and the video artist―just a few of the varied identities of Canadian ladies filmmakers operating in either advertisement and artwork cinema this day.

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