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The Cinema of Cuba
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Preface PART ONE: CONTEXT Introduction to Part One: The History of Cuban Cinema: A Pending Task for the Social Sciences in the Twenty-First Century ANTONIO ÁLVAREZ PITALUGA Brief Notes on a History of Cuban Cinema (1959-2015) ANTONIO ÁLVAREZ PITALUGA 2. Cuban Cinema at the Start of the New Millennium: Dysfunction, Isolation and the Struggle for Identity GUY BARON 3. Community Film and Audiovisual Production in Cuba JESÚS GUANCHE 4. Cinema, Race and Revolution: Dialogue and Disagreements of a Cuban Trilogy ALEJANDRO L. FERNÁNDEZ CALDERÓN PART TWO: TEXTS AND AUTEURS Introduction to Part Two: Cuban Cinema: Crisis or Transition? GUY BARON 5. Cubist Cuba: Memorias del desarrollo (Memories of Overdevelopment, 2010) ROB STONE 6. And Then Came the Special Period: The Cinema of Fernando Pérez MICHAEL CHANAN 7. Zombie Nation: Monstrous Identities in Three Cuban Films DUNJA FEHIMOVIC 8. The Director as Social Critic: Guantanamera and Barrio Cuba JESSICA GIBBS 9. Within, Against, Inside, Out: Ian Padrón, Fuera de liga, Habanastation, and Music Video RYAN PROUT PART THREE: CLOSE UPS Introduction to Part Three: Struggling against Separation: Cuban Filmmakers Create and Connect in the 21st Century ANN MARIE STOCK 10. The Circular Road: National Cinema - Global Film ARAM VIDAL 11. The Trains of Silence ONEYDA GONZÁLEZ 12. From the Community to the World: The Perspective of an Individual Creator within the Televisión Serrana Audiovisual Collective CARLOS Y. RODRÍGUEZ 13. From exilic to diasporic: new Cuban cinemas in the United States ZAIRA ZARZA

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A comprehensive collection of essays from the leading scholars of Cuban cinema, exploring the emerging contemporary film scene in a rapidly-changing nation.

About the Author

Guy Baron is Senior Lecturer at Aberystwyth University, UK. He has published widely on Cuba, in particular on Cuban cinema - including his book Gender in Cuban Cinema (2011) - and his many articles have appeared in Hispanic Studies, Revista Cine Cubano and the Bulletin of Latin American Research amongst other publications.Ann Marie Stock is an award-winning Professor of Hispanic Studies and Film and Media, as well as a University Library Faculty Scholar, at the College of William & Mary in Virginia. She is the author of On Location in Cuba: Street Filmmaking during Times of Transition (2009, 2015) and editor of World Film Locations: Havana (2014). Dr. Stock is the founding director of Cuban Cinema Classics (www.cubancinemaclassics.org): a non-profit initiative designed to subtitle and disseminate Cuban documentaries.Antonio Alvarez Pitaluga is Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy and History at the University of Havana. He specialises in Cuban cultural history and is published widely including his book Revolucion, Hegemonia y Poder: Cuba 1985-1898 (2012).

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"These varied and vibrant essays at the cutting edge of Cuban cinema research offer important accounts of film directors', such as Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, analysis of headline themes - like "documentary-versus-feature" debates, the "Special Period," pop music and the zombie movie - and insider information to complement the assessments coming from abroad. A highly recommended collection!"--Stephen M. Hart, University College London

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